General Ledger Clerk

Boston, MA | Contract To Hire

Job ID: 4700 Category: Accounting/Finance
The general ledger accountant position will primarily be responsible for preparing journal entries, preparing high quality journal entry support (audit quality), preparing account reconciliations, assisting with SEC financial statement matters, and various special projects.      Principal Accountabilities:
  • Recording journal entries into the Company’ s accounting software including the preparing of the related supporting documents associated with these journal entries.  These supporting documents will include detailed calculations, references to relevant accounting guidance, and detailed descriptions of why the amount/accounting is reasonable given understanding of the operational nature of the amount based on discussions with the business
  • Perform analytical procedures on the balance sheet and income statement to determine that the amounts recorded are appropriate
  • Continually work with others in the business and in the accounting department to develop process improvements
  • Continually assess our risk and control framework and determine new controls/processes that should be put in place to mitigate the necessary risks
  • Prepare account reconciliations which include detailed documentation of why the amounts in the account are reasonable
  • Work with the Company’ s internal auditors and third party auditors to assist in providing them the necessary support to perform their audits
  • Help to plan/attend team events
  • Work with the Company’ s accounting department in India
    Desired Qualifications:
  • 2 – 3 years (or more) of general ledger experience or public accounting experience
  • Bachelor' s degree in business or accounting preferred
  • CPA a plus
  • Must be detail oriented and a strong critical thinker
    To apply:
  • Forward your most up to date resume in Microsoft Word document
  • Please include your phone number and preferred email address
    Hire Partnership, LLC

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