Expense Accounting Associate

  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Posted
  • Start Date
  • Expiry Date

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performing basic expense accounting procedures, e.g. expense accruals, journal entries, roll forward reconciliation, and reporting
  • Preparing monthly and quarterly reports and analysis
  • Prepare and participate in the monthly review of the expense flux analysis
  • Able to create and provide report to Management Team summarizing management fees accounting and balances
  • Prepare and provide the financial reporting team expenses analysis
  • Analyzing and reconciling general ledger balances and transactions in conjunction with preparing monthly and quarterly reports for management
  • Producing financial data for management team upon request and assisting with other special accounting projects from time to time
  • Performing expenses flux analysis and monthly matrix
  • Serve as the back up to other accounting functions of the Operating expenses team

The Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting
  • 4+ years of related accounting experience

The Ideal Qualifications

  • 6+ year of progressive accounting experience in a variety of expense roles
  • Demonstrated experience navigating GAAP and Statutory expense practices.
  • Experience with intercompany accounting and consolidations
  • Experience with data query tools like SAP Business Warehouse, Analysis for Office, Hyperion, or similar tools
  • SAP S4 Hana with SAC and AO experience
  • Hands on experience creating and supporting journal entries, reconciling accounts, and working with accounting controls.
  • Previous experience with month-end, quarter close and year end accounting cycles.
  • Previous experience writing accounting memorandums, summarizing data, and presenting accounting results to senior leadership.
  • Ability to create and evolve new processes.
  • Prior experience advising and teaching accounting concepts and processes to non-accounting business partners.
  • Strong organization, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience working and leading sourced teams
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong computer aptitude, which includes expertise with Microsoft Excel and Word as well as experience with accounting software and SAP general ledgers
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong attention to customer service and quality results
  • Ability to build relationships and collaborate on improvements
  • Monitor key controls to mitigate risk
  • Analytical skills with particular attention to detail

The SR Group (UK) Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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