Senior Accounting Analyst

Location: Hingham, Massachusetts US

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Job Number: 4834

Position Title: Sr Accounting Analyst

External Description:

Primary Purpose:

The Senior Accounting Analyst will work directly with a broad base of managers in the finance department to assist with such activities as data analysis, application of GAAP to moderate and complex business issues, month-end reconciliations and preparation of journal entries. The analyst will ensures that controls and procedures are adhered to while also being called up to provide creative suggestions for process improvement. The analyst will be responsible for providing adaptable assistance across the finance department to support the business community and various needs within the organization. This role will allow an individual to utilize their accounting skills in a stimulating environment while gaining great experience and exposure across the finance team.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Reconcile activity from financial systems to the general ledger and other applications
  • Responsible for various month end close activities including reconciling balance sheet accounts and preparing journal entries
  • Ensure that all systems changes and/or modifications made to applications conform to departmental processing and control requirements 
  • Work independently on special projects including research and analyze moderate to complex technical accounting transactions
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial budgets in accordance with our established schedule and with inputs from the finance department
  • Produce meaningful and insightful analysis using data from financial systems to assist peers with understanding the business problem presented
  • Assist with preparation of the financial statements and related notes
  • Ensure necessary documentation is compiled and accessible to external and internal auditors 
  • Support all levels of management satisfying their needs for information, analysis, systems support and responses to accounting inquiries

Education/Experience/Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field 
  • 4-5 years of progressive industry, or public accounting experience with CPA/MBA preferred 
  • Hands-on experience with ERP Systems (Oracle, preferred) and proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Aptitude for learning new systems
  • Well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day to day activities 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

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Company Profile:

Talbots is a leading omni-channel specialty retailer of women's clothing, shoes and accessories. Established in 1947, the company is known for modern classic style that's both timeless and timely, fine quality craftsmanship and gracious service. At Talbots relationships are the key to our business, we hire individuals who bring new ideas to the table, understand smart risk taking and  can enhance an already thriving culture.  With a commitment to offer modern classic style for every body type, through a  full range of sizes, inclusive to every woman in your life.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

Talbots is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from diverse candidates. Hiring decisions are based upon a candidate's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration and are made without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, religion, or any other category protected by applicable law. Talbots is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for job applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to perform the essential duties of the position you are seeking or to participate in the application process please contact recruiting@talbots.com. Talbots will make reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified applicants or employees, unless such accommodations would impose an undue hardship on the operations of the Company’s business.

PositionType_Description: Full Time

Location_formattedLocationLong: Hingham, Massachusetts US

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