Accountant Jobs in Massachusetts

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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VIOLA - Cambridge, MA
Do you want to be part of Boston s hottest up and coming startup? Insurify is one of the fastest-growing MIT FinTech startups and has been recognized as a global Top 100 InsurTech company. We re...
2 days ago
Boston, MA
This role is 100% remote.Duties: Handle the general ledger and journal entries Assist with month-end close Enter vendor bills Handle cash reconciliations Proficient Excel skills, including Sumifs, Pivot...
Remote Work
2 days ago
Professional Staffing Group - Milton Village, MA
Portfolio Accountant 75k/year to 90k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 75k-90k/year pay rate- A company that values a healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance that...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Brookline, MA
Junior Staff Accountant 50k/year to 60k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 50k-60k/year pay rate with bonus eligibility- Join a Boston Globe 2020 Top Place to Work company- Health, Dental...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Roxbury, MA
Portfolio Accountant 75k/year to 90k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 75k-90k/year pay rate- A company that values a healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance that...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - West Medford, MA
Portfolio Accountant 75k/year to 90k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 75k-90k/year pay rate- A company that values a healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance that...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Revere, MA
Junior Staff Accountant 50k/year to 60k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 50k-60k/year pay rate with bonus eligibility- Join a Boston Globe 2020 Top Place to Work company- Health, Dental...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Newton, MA
Junior Staff Accountant 50k/year to 60k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 50k-60k/year pay rate with bonus eligibility- Join a Boston Globe 2020 Top Place to Work company- Health, Dental...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Mattapan, MA
Junior Staff Accountant 50k/year to 60k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 50k-60k/year pay rate with bonus eligibility- Join a Boston Globe 2020 Top Place to Work company- Health, Dental...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Medford, MA
Junior Staff Accountant 50k/year to 60k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 50k-60k/year pay rate with bonus eligibility- Join a Boston Globe 2020 Top Place to Work company- Health, Dental...
1 day ago
Kforce Finance and Accounting - Boston, MA
RESPONSIBILITIES: Kforce has a client in search of a Staff Accountant in Boston, MA....
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Dorchester, MA
Portfolio Accountant 75k/year to 90k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 75k-90k/year pay rate- A company that values a healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance that...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Roxbury, MA
Junior Staff Accountant 50k/year to 60k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 50k-60k/year pay rate with bonus eligibility- Join a Boston Globe 2020 Top Place to Work company- Health, Dental...
1 day ago
Professional Staffing Group - Chestnut Hill, MA
Portfolio Accountant 75k/year to 90k/year Hiring Immediately Whats In it For You:- 75k-90k/year pay rate- A company that values a healthy work-life balance- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance that...
1 day ago
Lawrence General Hospital - Lawrence, MA
G/L accounts Perform monthly budget-to-actual expense and revenue analysis Maintain monthly financial statement Initiate ACH payments and maintain payment log Assist in the accounting for the Hospitals...
2 days ago

Demographic Data for Massachusetts

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Massachusetts

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Massachusetts as reported by the BLS.

$74,943

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Accountant positions.

Highest Education Level

Accountants in Massachusetts offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.3%)
  • Master's Degree (27.7%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.3%)
  • Vocational or Certification (3.9%)
  • 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 Massachusetts
  • 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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