Accountant Jobs in Boston, MA

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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Boston, MA
, good communication skills Recommended skills Treasury International Financial Reporting Standards Internal Controls Fund Accounting Financial Statement Analysis Financial Planning...
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LanceSoft Inc - Boston, MA
Job Title: Fund Accountant (BOS) Job code: 1118 Job Location: Boston,Massachusetts Job Duration: 06 months (Open Ended on W2) The Fund Accountant is responsible for specialized accounting support of...
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Granite City Electric Supply Co. - Quincy, MA (8 miles from Boston, MA)
This includes review & analysis of various Balance Sheet and P & L accounts, recording journal entries and preparing reconciliations....
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Public Consulting Group - Medford, MA (4 miles from Boston, MA)
Detailed and process improvement oriented Project management experience Experience project management skills Working knowledge of balance sheets Excellent PC spreadsheet and database skills Ability...
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Fresenius Medical Care - Waltham, MA (10 miles from Boston, MA)
Inventory Accounting Prepares and process routine journal entries to FKC general ledger & participate in month-end closing....
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Braintree, MA (11 miles from Boston, MA)
/yearly profit and loss statements as well as prepare balance sheets for corporate tax returns. 3)Work with clients to better understand their business and request all information needed to complete...
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Jobot - Concord, MA (16 miles from Boston, MA)
Currently, we're looking for a Tax Manager or Senior Tax Accountant that has their CPA License, at least 2+ years experience in Accounting and good Tax experience....
2 days ago
Norwell, MA (18 miles from Boston, MA)
Kforce Staff / Senior Accountant (CPA) Apply Now Norwell, MA Date posted: Oct 19, 2020 RESPONSIBILITIES: A Kforce client has a newly created opening for Staff or Senior Accountant at its Hanover, Massachusetts...
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TJX - Marlborough, MA (24 miles from Boston, MA)
Assist in various specific tax projects as assigned which may involve research and compliance in sales tax, business licenses and general ledger accounting, etc....
2 days ago
Groups Recover Together - Burlington, MA (12 miles from Boston, MA)
by payers Monthly cash reconciliations Accounts Receivables with a goal of 45 DAR Assist with month-end close process....
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Lifetime Brands - Medford, MA (4 miles from Boston, MA)
Position Summary: The Junior Staff Accountant will support the Senior Cost Accountant with monthly journal entries, accounts payable functions as well as manufacturing reporting and processes....
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TJX Companies, Inc. - Marlborough, MA (24 miles from Boston, MA)
Assist in various specific tax projects as assigned which may involve research and compliance in sales tax, business licenses and general ledger accounting, etc....
8 hours ago
Andover, MA (20 miles from Boston, MA)
Compensation: $55,000-65,000 depending on experience The responsibilities for the Staff Accountant will include but will not be limited to: Prepare General Ledger entries Assist with the budget process...
3 days ago
Invoke Incorporated - Cambridge, MA (3 miles from Boston, MA)
end closing duties such as journal entries and reconciliations for various accounts including cash, prepaids, accruals and other assets/liabilities accounts Prepare monthly commission reports and manage...
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Intuit - Boston, MA
What you'll bring * Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Boston, MA

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Boston, MA as reported by the BLS.

$74,943

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Boston, MA offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in Boston, MA
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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