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Staff Accountant

Company: Headwall Photonics Inc.
Location: Bolton
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Staff AccountantThe Company:Headwall Photonics is a leading designer and manufacturer of complete spectral instrumentation solutions for remote sensing, advanced machine vision, and government/defense markets. With a worldwide base of end-user and OEM customers, Headwall enjoys a market leadership position through the design and manufacture of spectral solutions that are customized for application-specific performance. The Company is headquartered in the US, and has four European locations in Belgium, The Netherlands, Germany, and Italy.Tired of commuting into Boston? We're located in Bolton and Marlborough, MA right off route 495 with free parking.Job Description:We are looking for a detail-oriented staff accountant to perform and coordinate accounting duties within our organization. The staff accountant's responsibilities include preparing financial reports, performing account reconciliations, maintaining the general ledger, assisting with audit preparations, and performing other accounting duties as assigned.To be successful as a staff accountant, you should have a solid working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and strong financial analysis skills. The staff accountant should also possess strong Excel skills, be detail-oriented, highly organized, and able to work with eventually minimal supervision and perform in a fast-paced environment.Responsibilities:Assist with monthly financial closing and provide backup for all team functions such as AR, AP, and possibly PayrollAssist with preparation of monthly financial reporting packageMaintaining and reconciling general ledger accounts.Preparing financial analyses and reports.Prepare monthly sales commission accrualAssisting with preparing and monitoring budgets.Assisting with annual audit preparations.Assist with the preparation of state tax returnsPerforming other accounting duties and supporting staff as required or assigned.Requirements:Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance preferred3+ years of accounting experience.Working knowledge of GAAP.Strong financial analysis skills.Hands-on experience with accounting software packages such as QuickBooks online or Sage intacctStrong communication skills, both written and verbal.Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close processAdvanced MS Excel skills including Vlookups and pivot tablesCost accounting experience a plusOther:Headwall Photonics, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity employer. We solicit and hire applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected category. We conduct background checks in accordance with company policies and federal and state guidelines.Great Benefits:401K, 401K Match, FSA, PTO, STD, LTD, Life Insurance, Free snacks, Drinks, GymJob Location: Marlborough or Bolton, MassachusettsUS Citizenship required

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