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Accounting Manager

We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented Accounting Manager to join our team. This is a chance to work with the Director of Finance on all aspects of the Accounting Department’s responsibilities and initiatives. It’s a “generalist” opportunity and, for the right candidate, this is an opportunity to learn the business end of a professional services firm. Work arrangement is hybrid, requiring time in the office and the ability to work remotely. Easy commute in Central MA, off route 290 near the DCU Center.

Responsibilities

  • Maintaining accurate and complete records, including but not limited to: ledgers, journals, invoices, receipts, and information related to client billing and revenue
  • Assisting others in the accounting department in daily/monthly accounting duties and annual activities, including generating financial reports, developing budgets, account reconciliations, assisting with year-end audits and resolving discrepancies
  • Assisting as needed with client billing, conflict checks, cash management and accounts payable responsibilities
  • Using documents to verify, record, and process transactions, such as payroll transfers
  • Using strong research abilities to accurately and efficiently analyze data and other information, creating accurate reports for management review; communicating key takeaways from such analysis
  • Providing prompt, courteous responses to inquiries from employees, attorneys, clients, vendors, and lenders
  • Becoming facile with the accounting system in order to troubleshoot issues, leveraging its capabilities and training new users
  • Coordinating department initiatives to help increase departmental efficiencies and improve customer service
  • Participating in ongoing education opportunities to learn about industry trends and developments and current financial legislation
  • Be able to step into the Director of Finance position and keep things running when there are absences and other special projects arise

Hours

Flexible 32 to 40 hours per week. Includes benefits, medical insurance, vacation, etc.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • Minimum 7 years related accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and current financial legislation
  • Exceptional time management, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong math, analytics and research skills
  • Advanced computer skills with knowledge of Excel and accounting software
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment; decision-making capabilities
  • Must be trustworthy, thorough, and courteous with excellent time management skills
  • Possess strong communication, interpersonal and computer skills
  • Ability to work on individual projects and as a member of a team

Dedicated to Diversity: Bowditch & Dewey focuses on inclusive hiring of those candidates having excellent skills with a broad range of experiences, knowledge and perspectives. Diversity within the Firm promotes an open and mutually respectful workplace and the delivery of superior service to its clients.

If you are interested in becoming part of an organization which provides exceptional service, cost effective representation and successful results, please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources Department

Bowditch & Dewey, LLP
311 Main Street
P.O. Box 15156
Worcester, MA 01615-0156
E-mail: recruiting@bowditch.com

Equal Opportunity Employer

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