: Junior Staff Accountant
The Arsenal on the Charles
Watertown, MA 02472

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Liaison, offers the following:

A place to work with fun, smart, collaborative and driven people.  Liaison is unique in that we are an established and stable company but have that fast-paced energy and feel of a start-up.  Our SaaS based admissions management. enrollment marketing and analytics software and services helps millions of students take the next step in their academic career and is utilized by over 5,000 academic programs!!  

 

 

 

We are seeking a highly motivated, eager and energetic Junior Accountant to join a fast paced high performing team at a growing company! The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills, an analytical approach to problem solving, be detail-oriented, organized, able to multi-task, and have a strong work ethic.  The Jr. Staff Accountant is responsible for supporting the Finance team, specifically around Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger and Credit Card Processing.

 

Accountabilities

  • Process vendor invoices and process employee expense reports using Concur and Dynamics GP (Great Plains)
  • Assist in preparing invoices and ensure proper revenue recognition in accordance with GAAP
  • Manage credit card processing chargebacks and refund requests
  • Download, analyze, and record daily bank transaction activity
  • Analyze general ledger accounts and trends
  • Participate in the month-end close process and prepare account reconciliations of balance sheet and income statement accounts
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to identify discrepancies, evaluate source(s) of problems, and develop solutions to address them
  • Work effectively under tight deadlines while demonstrating commitment to quality and accuracy of accounting-related data
  • Require minimum supervision
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment
  • Work collaboratively with various departments throughout the organization and other accounting team members to understand business transactions and ensure accurate accounting
  • Ad hoc requests

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 2-3+ Years of experience in a combination of Public/Private preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail required
  • Proficient in the application of GAAP to business transactions
  • Ability to work well in a team environment required
  • Strong Excel and ERP skills required
  • Strong writing, communication and documentation skills required
  • Knowledge of Dynamics GP (Great Plains), Concur and Vena is desired but not mandatory
Full-time

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