Accounting Associate

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The Opportunity

We're looking for an Accounting Associate, working in the Financial Services industry in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

  • Recording and reconciling much of the accounting data including payroll. 
  • Preparing and sending all invoices, on a monthly and ad-hoc basis.
  • Reconciling accounts receivable monthly and follow-up on past due items.
  • Managing all aspects of A/P, including capturing all invoices.
  • Implementing authorization protocols and issuing checks twice monthly and on an as-needed basis.
  • Assisting in completing month end close procedures.
  • Recording all cash transactions and reconciling bank accounts.
  • Preparing month end reconciliation schedules for balance sheet accounts.
  • Preparing standard journal entries.
  • Assisting in preparing month end financial reports and analyses.
  • Preparing bi-weekly payroll.
  • Reviewing and processing employee expense reimbursements through Expensify.
  • Booking all payroll in Sage/Intacct accounting software.
  • Reconciling all payroll accounts monthly, this includes accrued payroll, accrued payroll taxes, accrued vacation and accrued benefits accounts.
  • Submitting bi-weekly 403b contributions and assists with annual census and data for the 5500 filing.
  • Working with Controller to assure proper implementation of the firm's active cash management policy, maintain and work to assure compliance with all authorization matrices for all entities.
  • Working with Controller and Assistant Controller to document all accounting processes and procedures with demonstration of GAAP compliance for all
  • Working with Controller and Assistant Controller to achieve all finance department goals, including the annual budget and audits, 990 and other tax filings
  • Assisting Controller and Assistant Controller in various accounting research projects.
  • Assisting with implementing and maintaining internal controls and formalized processes.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Details

The pay we are offering is 67,000 per year.

Our Client

Professional Staffing Group is one of Massachusetts’ largest staffing companies.  Recruitment leaders count on us for help. You can too!

Why?  Because of the great service we provide.  We were the "overwhelming winner" of the first Excellence Award for Customer Acquisition and Retention.  Our customers’ satisfaction means opportunity for you!

Want to work with someone who cares?  We provide staffing to sponsored non-profits.  Support scholarships and sponsorships. Give direct assistance to improve employability.

We care about you too!  And we have the expertise to help.  Do you want help with this opportunity?

Experience Required for Your Success
  • Accounting, Business or related college degree
  • At least 2-3 years of related accounting work experience or demonstration of knowledge and abilities.
  • Non-profit accounting experience (either via employment or via supporting nonprofit clients while at a public accounting firm)
  • Understanding of U.S. GAAP and internal controls
  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel
  • Experience with Sage Intacct accounting software a plus
  • Solid analytical and technical skills, as well as oral and written communication skills
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