Our client is looking for an experienced, highly motivated, and hands-on Senior Financial Accountant/Office Manager to lead their accounting and office team in providing the highest level of internal and external customer service.

The ideal candidate is:

  • A team player focused on continual learning and improvement
  • Comfortable both delegating and performing work
  • Able to organize and structure work for self and team so that deadlines are met
  • Thorough in the details – both in own work and proofing work of others
  • Able to create and interpret business financial statements
  • An articulate, focused, and proactive communicator, both written and verbal

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the day to day activities of the accounting and office staff including payroll, accounts payable, accounts receivable, cash, contracts, job cost, human resources, and office administration
  • Establish, implement, and maintain best practices in accounting – must have a willingness to understand the accounting process from the bottom up and work with senior management to ensure the accounting practices implemented improve efficiency and accuracy of financial data
  • Serve as the primary liaison between the accounting team and other departments with the goal of improving the communication and customer service to senior management and project managers
  • Oversee all project billings ensuring accurate and timely billing to clients
  • Oversee general ledger accounting including general ledger account review, recording of adjusting entries, agreement to sub-ledgers, and completion of monthly financial reports
  • Ensure all federal, state, sales and use, and payroll tax obligations are met
  • Manage the annual Company financial review and insurance audits
  • Support ad hoc financial projects as needed by senior management
  • Oversee human resources functions, including benefits administration

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Five to seven years accounting experience
  • Experience managing and developing/coaching accounting staff
  • Construction industry experience preferred
  • Experience using multiple accounting software systems
  • Experience applying accounting concepts, practices, processes, and procedures
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working directly with clients and/or other business units

About Our Client:

They are the leading custom builder in the Boston area. They have built more than 200 custom homes and community spaces, many of which couldn't have been completed by anyone else in this region - they are too unique and too complex. They strive to build healthy and sustainable homes that are built to last, while developing client relationships based on trust and transparent business practices.