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Staff Accountant in Boston, MA at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 1/26/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
    Accounting
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/26/2018
  • Job ID:
    338840

Job Description


This position is responsible for journal entries, general accounts reconciliations including cash accounts, maintaining vendor rebates, monthly accruals such as utilities, telephone & outside labor schedules, assisting with monthly reports and audits and other duties as required.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Bank reconciliation to the general ledger.
  • Maintain and recognize vendor rebates receivable.
  • Work with vendor in clearing old rebates receivable.
  • Maintain and analyze warehouse utility invoices, contact utility company and warehouse managers for discrepancies.
  • Account analysis and audit schedule preparation.
  • Reconcile receivables & accruals accounts.
  • Assist Accounting Supervisor with state tax audits.
  • Set up and maintain system for keeping customer tax exempt certificates current.
  • Book standard accruing Journal Entries.
  • Manage weekly UPS billing suspense accounts by identifying coding errors to be re-classed.
  • Process credit and debit memos. Obtain credit and debit memos from Customer Service on a documentation or an explanation is provided. Assign the appropriate reason code based on processing.the explanation.
  • Obtain the necessary approvals and submit to the Billing Department for
  • daily basis.
  • Review the credit and debit memos for accuracy.
  • Ensure the proper complete various governmental reports.
  • Complete various governmental reports such as Census reports.
  • Forward completed reports to proper personnel for review and approval.


Education Requirements/Work Experience
Education: 4 year College degree required in Accounting
Work Experience: 2-3 years related experience.
Knowledge and Skills
This individual must be detail-oriented with good analytical skills. PC proficiency is required, including strong spreadsheet skills. Individual should have a high level of organizational skills and a willingness to learn and take initiative. Should be flexible and able to handle multiple tasks and have excellent communication skills.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:

  • Bachelor's


Required experience:

  • accounting: 1 year