Accountant Jobs in Wakefield, 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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Canton, MA (22 miles from Wakefield, MA)
CPA firm in Canton area seeks strong Professional Office manager to run our very busy office. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills; strong bookkeeping skills, Quickbooks...
1 day ago
Staples - Framingham, MA (22 miles from Wakefield, MA)
close responsibilities including Journal Entries and reconciliations Exceptional organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills Strong attention to detail Ability to work independently within...
2 days ago
Eastern Bank - Wakefield, MA
This role will be responsible for billing of agency bill and the billing & reconciliation of DBE/Direct Bill Premium....
18 hours ago
Public Consulting Group - Medford, MA (7 miles from Wakefield, 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...
6 hours ago
Superpedestrian - Cambridge, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
Ensure all key internal controls over operations and financial reporting are in place and operating in accordance with relevant rules and regulations Review all monthly balance sheet reconciliations...
2 days ago
Shift Media - Boston, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
Perform month-end close including posting journal entries, calculating accruals, and reconciling accounts....
2 days ago
Beacon Hill Staffing Group, LLC - Boston, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
Employing the Future Recommended skills Financial Transactions Financial Statements Financial Analysis Forecasting General Ledger Standard Accounting Practices...
2 days ago
Brown Brothers Harriman - Boston, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
The Senior Fund Accountant on the InfoNAV Team is responsible for specialized processing, exception resolution, and reconciliation activities related to continuity NAV's produced for our clients....
1 day ago
Wellesley, MA (16 miles from Wakefield, MA)
Requirements Account Reconciliation, Approved Timesheets, e-Time, QuickBooks, Complete Expense Reports, Processes Expense Reports Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting...
1 day ago
Lexacount LLC - Boston, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in the preparation and completion of all tasks associated with the monthly accounting and closing cycle; Prepare monthly account reconciliations, journal entries, monthly variance...
3 days ago
Lexacount LLC - Cambridge, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
Responsibilities: Preparation of monthly financial statements; Participation in month end close, including preparation of Journal entries; Maintenance of general ledger accounts; Tracking of accounts...
3 days ago
Lexacount LLC - Cambridge, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in the preparation and completion of all tasks associated with the monthly accounting and closing cycle; Prepare monthly account reconciliations, journal entries, monthly variance...
3 days ago
LanceSoft Inc - Boston, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, 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...
3 days ago
Lexacount LLC - Boston, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
Responsibilities: Preparation of monthly financial statements; Participation in month end close, including preparation of Journal entries; Maintenance of general ledger accounts; Tracking of accounts...
3 days ago
Harvard Business Publishing - Boston, MA (9 miles from Wakefield, MA)
Key Responsibilities: • Contribute to an accurate and speedy close through the preparation and posting of Oracle project and journal entries and completion of account reconciliations and other actions...
3 days ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Wakefield, MA

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

$74,943

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Highest Education Level

Accountants in Wakefield, 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 Wakefield, 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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