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Senior Accounting Manager (Spring 2019)

4 Copley Place - Floor 7
Boston, MA 02116

Wayfairs Finance group is constantly growing! We're planning ahead and kicking off a new search to grow our accounting leadership team in the Spring of 2019. This role will reside on the financial reporting team within the Wayfair Finance Department. This is a fast scaling position and will be able to offer a lot of career progression at a growing public company. This is a dynamic role and offers exposure to many areas of accounting and finance.

The financial reporting team is responsible for the preparation of our financial statements and ensures they are in compliance with US GAAP. Members of this team work closely with various other teams and departments to properly report the consolidated balance sheets and income statement to management monthly as well as public filings quarterly and annually.


Key player in the month-end close process
Ensure accruals and month-end estimates are accurate and complete
Analyze monthly balance sheet and income statement account variances
Preparing monthly and ad-hoc financial reporting for senior management
Work with external auditors and prepare audit workpapers as requested
Prepare and review the reconciliation of various general ledger accounts
Review, recommend and implement best practices regarding accounting policies and procedures
Research emerging accounting and reporting issues to ensure company is in compliance with US GAAP
Work with the Director of Accounting to identify ways to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of financial reporting and assist in initiatives to implement improvements
Assist with the ongoing implementation of Sarbanes Oxley. Promote and maintain an effective internal control environment
Manage and train an entry level member of the financial reporting team


5+ years of public accounting experience and 7+ years of accounting experience overall
Bachelors degree in Accounting
CPA certification preferred
Organized and self-motivated
Able to succeed in a fast-paced and deadline driven environment.
Team player
Strong interpersonal and communication skills including experience in translating financial concepts to individuals at all levels, including finance and non-finance managers
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Solid analytical, problem solving and financial troubleshooting skills
Ability to quickly learn new systems, processes and procedures and adapt local practices to global standards
Assist with the ongoing implementation of Sarbanes Oxley. Promote and maintain an effective internal control environment

Category: Corporate Functions

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