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Senior Accountant

Framingham, MA

Posted: 10/03/2018 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Accounting/ Finance Job Number: A Pay Rate: Up to $110,000 /year

HOURS: M-F, 8:30am-5pm

COMPANY DESCRIPTION:

Global medical device manufacturing company with three primary Business Units focused on clinical products for the healthcare industry. Nearly 750 employees across the United States and internationally.

                                                                                                

General Summary:

As a Senior Accountant, you will become part of a dynamic accounting team that utilizes innovation and technology to  conduct all accounting activities and generate global financial reports. You will work in a department alongside passionate and creative professionals who seek to transform accounting using interactive data, advanced analytics, and robotics.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Responsible for the month-end close process and developing operational efficiencies
  • Conduct financial analysis for accuracy using data blending and advanced data analytics
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial schedules
  • Research technical accounting complexities
  • Execute special projects in short sprints
  • Chart of account maintenance
  • Coordinate and prepare deliverables for annual audits with external auditors

 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Master’s degree (preferred)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • 5 to 7 years in private and public (Big4) accounting
  • In-depth understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Possess or strong desire to utilize data blending, advanced data analytics, and robotics (RPA) in accounting
  • Microsoft Office Suite knowledge, Oracle a plus
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skill

 

NOTES:

  • Candidates must have 5-7 years’ experience, with at least 3 years in Big 4 (Would consider straight public)
  • This is a true finance role with technical accounting involved: ASC 606 (Rev Rec), understand robotics work (automation of all systems)
  • CPA required
  • Position has been open for a long time on the website, role was first posted in November and has since been filled. Adding this one, then another.
  • Role is reporting to Ernst Zewicker (phenomenal mentor, worked for Pfizer; implements new accounting processes).
  • Huge growth opportunity.
  • Working with 9 agencies right now, not seeing right candidates.
  • Needs a few more millenials to help round out accounting group.
  • FP&A group is about 35 people in Wayland. 45-50 total FP&A reporting to CFO.
  • System on Accounting side is Oracle.
  • 5 person recruiting dept.

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