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Accountant - General Ledger

Shrewsbury, MA

Posted: 03/18/2019 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Accounting/ Finance Job Number: A Pay Rate: $48,000 to $52,000 /year
Job Purpose:
Provides financial information to the organization by maintaining and reconciling accounts.

  • Maintains general ledger accounts by monitoring account preparation; entering amortizations of prepaid accounts; balancing job costs; updating monthly retainage, workers' compensation, and general insurance accruals; preparing monthly entries for fixed asset depreciation, accruals, amortization, and cost allocations.
  • Summarizes current financial status by analyzing general ledger accounts; compiling and submitting financial statements.
  • Reconciles financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information.
  • Avoids legal challenges by complying with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Provides financial information by answering accounting procedure questions; researching and interpreting accounting policy and regulations; determining current charging of labor and materials.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Great Plains Accounting software is a plus.


  • Accounting
  • SFAS Rules
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Results Driven
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • PC Proficiency
  • Corporate Finance
  • Analyzing Information
  • General Math Skills, Objectivity

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