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Milton CAT Senior Staff Accountant in Milford, Massachusetts

Love accounting, but wish it could be a bit more exciting at times? This may be the perfect job for you! We’re breaking the mold and blending traditional staff accountant responsibilities with the ability to drive process improvement. If you are a curious, interested, eager learner who enjoys asking questions and challenging status-quo processes, ideas and systems…keep reading!

In this role, you’ll work closely with Finance/Accounting leadership on strategic initiatives to optimize performance, recommend process improvements, and ensure adherence through governance and metrics. If you have a passion for numbers and technology, analyzing month end revenue data, putting everything in its place and want to jump on board of an iconic brand of the highest quality and best supported products in the industry, check out a career with us! Milton CAT, the exclusive dealer of Caterpillar equipment in the Northeast has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Staff Accountant in our Milford, MA location. We are looking for an individual who can demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as high levels of leadership and initiative. In this hands-on role, the Staff Accountant will contribute to the efficient and effective workings of the Accounting Department by executing daily tasks with a strong attention to detail and accounting knowledge, time management skills and effective problem solving to ensure success. Reporting directly to the Corporate Controller, the Staff Accountant's primary responsibilities include financial reporting, reconciliations, month end close, and general ledger work. The Senior Staff Accountant’s main focus will be on the accounting and reporting of Machine Sales.

  • Analyze processes, recommend improvements, research potential technology solutions.

  • Develop and implement process changes, workflow, or system improvements to ensure business continuity and compliance and be a catalyst for change.

  • Proactively identify and implement efficiency opportunities.

  • Complete month end close and financial statement preparation

  • Manage monthly account reconciliation

  • Confirm accuracy of balance sheet and income statements transactions

  • Research discrepancies and manage through solution

  • Leverage the technology of MS Dynamics ERP and Excel

  • Lead strategic special projects as needed

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance with 5 or more years of experience in the accounting field.

  • Public accounting experience a plus

  • Previous experience with Project Accounting/Manufacturing desirable.

  • Tech-Savvy (Microsoft Dynamics, ERP, heavy Excel skills, and MS Suite).

  • Driven by resolution, order and detail with a high level of accuracy.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to manage high volume workflow.

  • Champion of excellent customer service and possess a strong winning attitude.

  • Work independently and as a team player.

  • Innate curiosity to figure out how things work.

  • Self-motivated and have leadership potential.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Your supervisor may request and assign you similar duties.

Resumes that are mailed, emailed or hand-delivered to Milton CAT or any employee will not be considered. You must apply online. Background checks, and drug testing are required as part of our pre-employment process.

Milton CAT is an equal opportunity employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. We encourage applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans, and women. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, handicap, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We base all employment decisions to further this principle of equal employment opportunity. VEVRAA Federal Contractor. EEO/AA employer. Milton CAT is a Drug-Free workplace.

Job ID: 2021-3300

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