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Senior Accountant

Company overview:

Skyword moves brands – and their content – forward. By embracing a sustainable, scalable approach to original storytelling, Skyword liberates brands from ineffective marketing practices and inspires them to create deeper connections with their customers. With a powerful combination of enterprise-class technology, authentic voices, and professional services, Skyword propels clients’ content marketing programs to new levels of excellence. Skyword is a private equity backed company headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices in Pittsburgh, PA, and Washington DC.

Reporting to the Director of Revenue Planning and Analysis, the Senior Accountant will help perform a wide variety of recurring routine accounting functions requiring understanding and application of fundamental accounting principles and practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Completes the monthly general ledger closing process via preparation of accounting journal entries, performing analysis of accounts and accruals, and posting journal entries into the system.

  • Processes payroll for review by Senior Accounting manager.

  • Prepares monthly reconciliations for assigned accounts including research and preparing any correcting entries for approval and posting.

  • Prepares cash projections and other treasury functions.

  • Assists in preparation for yearly audit.

  • Prepares monthly financial reporting package for internal and external use.

  • Participates in unit/department performance improvement activities to ensure the development and implementation of processes that support quality service and effective work performance.

  • Participates in all mandatory staff meetings and training programs to ensure continued understanding of all departmental policies, procedures and performance improvement programs and processes.

  • Maintains accounting records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).

  • Performs ad hoc reporting and other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting

  • CPA preferred by not mandatory

  • 4-5 years of accounting experience 

  • Fundamental knowledge of GAAP

  • Experience in software related industry a plus

  • Able to works in a faced paced environment and able to multi-task

  • Past experience with Intacct a plus

  • Detail and deadline-oriented

  • Good communication and listening skills, both verbal and written.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Proficient in Excel (Pivot tables, VLookUps) 

Compensation and Benefits

Competitive market-based salary. Medical, dental, life, progressive parental leave, and disability insurance plans; equity; 401(k) plans with employer matching contribution; three weeks paid vacation; 11 paid holidays; 10 sick days; 2 half day volunteer days; and an open, friendly work environment.

Skyword is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.



 

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