Sr. Accounting Specialist
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Sr. Accounting Specialist
Ref No.: 18-02845
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 06/18/2018 to 12/16/2018
Job Title: Sr. Accounting Specialist
Job Location: Boston, MA
Job Duration: 6 months

Required Function 1:
The Sr. Accounting Specialist is responsible for accounting activities relating to the maintenance of a complete and accurate general ledger and the resultant managerial reports and financial statements.
Required Function 2:
• Assist with all aspects of the general ledger process, including monthly closes, account reconciliations and analytics, in accordance with deadlines
• Prepares journal entries for posting, ledgers and other accounting records
• Prepares, reconciles, and analyzes the general ledger and consolidated balance sheets • Works with reporting requirements and guidelines of applicable regulatory agencies to maintain records and prepare required financial reports
Required Function 3:
• Provides financial analysis and maintains accurate accounting records to support team function
• Assists in generating internal and external financial reports such as quarterly reviews and annual reports
• Prepares special accounting reports for team leader and Accounting Manager
• Assist with maintaining the accounting records and financial information
• Supports and works within firm-wide risk assessment standards
Required Function 4:
• Performs analysis within the guidelines and policies established by Department Head and regulatory agencies
Required Function 5:
• Interacts with team leader regarding questions on responsibility summaries, capital tracking reports, and other financial information
• Corresponds with other departments to resolve problems and correctly account for and report financial information
Additional Job Requirement
BA/BS in Accounting and/or equivalent job experience
2-5 Years Experience
PeopleSoft GL preferredAbility to multi-task and meet deadlines
Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
Analytical skills and knowledge of accounting
Computer and interpersonal skills
Written and oral communication skills