Role details

Staff Accountant - Financial Services

Boston   •   USD60,000 - USD70,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Downtown Boston
  • Globally reconized firm

About Our Client

My client offers investor services, commercial banking and wealth management. They are a multinational financial services firm with operations across North America, Europe and Asia. This role is based at their global headquarters in Boston.

Job Description

Reporting into one of the firm's Vice Presidents of Accounting, this role is part of a team of five accounting professionals, supporting one of the firms business lines in Investor Services. Main duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Maintaining the accounting records and financial information
  • Providing financial analysis and maintaining accurate accounting records to support team functions
  • Preparing statements, invoices and routine reports
  • Preparing, reconciling, and analyzing the general ledger and consolidated balance sheets
  • Working with reporting requirements and guidelines of applicable regulatory agencies to maintain records and prepare required financial reports
  • Checking journal entries for posting, ledgers and other accounting records
  • Preparing special accounting reports for the team leader and Accounting Manager
  • Supporting and working within firm-wide risk assessment standards
  • Providing financial analysis and maintaining accurate accounting records to support team functions
  • Assisting in generating internal and external financial reports such as quarterly reviews and annual reports
  • Performing analysis within the guidelines and policies established by Department Head and regulatory agencies.
  • Interacting with team leader regarding questions on responsibility summaries, capital tracking reports, and other financial information.
  • Corresponding with other departments and/or outside agencies such as banks, tax authorities, outside auditors, and others to resolve problems and correctly account for and report financial information.
  • Assisting the team leader with training of Accounting Specialists and new hires.

Apply today for immediate consideration!

The Successful Applicant

In return for a competitive remuneration package, the successful candidate will posses the following:

  • BA/BS and/or equivalent job experience - ideally within a finance/ accounting/ business related field
  • 2+ years of experience in general ledger accounting/ broader accounting space
  • Peoplesoft systems experience (ideal)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Analytical skills and knowledge of accounting
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Analytical skills and knowledge of accounting

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary
  • Performance related bonus scheme

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