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Corporate Accountant Level III

Company: Granite Telecommunications
Location: Quincy
Posted on: February 9, 2024

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Corporate Accountant Level III

Location:
Quincy, MA (HQ)

Job Code:
5167

# of Openings:
1

DescriptionGranite Background & History
Granite is one of the premier communications services' providers to businesses across the United States and Canada. We provide exceptional customized service with an emphasis on reliability and outstanding customer support and our customers include over 85 of the Fortune 100. Granite has over $1.85 Billion in revenue with more than2,300 employees and is headquartered in Quincy, MA just off I-93 and directly next to the North Quincy T Station on the Red Line. Our mission is to be the leading telecommunications company wherever we offer services as well as provide an environment where the value of each individual is recognized and where each person has the opportunity to further their growth and achieve success.
o Granite has been recognized by the Boston Business Journal as one of the "Healthiest Companies" in Massachusetts for the past 14 consecutive years
o Our Quincy office has an onsite dining facility and a fully equipped state of the art gym that offers daily Cross Fit, Mixed Martial Arts, and Yoga classes available to employees at zero cost
o Granite's philanthropy is unparalleled with over $200 million in donations to organizations such as Dana Farber Cancer Institute, The ALS Foundation and the Alzheimer's Association to name a few
o We have been consistently rated a "Fastest Growing Company" by Inc. Magazine.
o Granite was named to Forbes List of America's Best Employers 2022
o Granite was recently named One of Forbes Best Employers for Diversity
If you are a highly motivated individual who wants to grow your career with a fast paced and progressive company, Granite has countless opportunities for you.
EOE/M/F/Vets/Disabled
General Summary of Position:
Great opportunity for an experienced Staff Accountant to be a part of a strong Corporate Accounting team at a fast-paced, growing company. He/she/they would have primary responsibility over accounts receivable and related bad debt allowance, accrued liabilities, deferred costs and revenue, borrowings and tax related accounts as well as certain operating expenses (i.e. commissions, bad debt and other SG&A accounts). The candidate will also perform financial statement analysis of results and support in documentation of accounting policies, technical accounting analysis and documentation/implementation of internal controls.
Duties and Responsibilities:

Prepare and post various A/R, accrued liabilities, deferred costs & revenue, borrowings, and tax related account journal entries for month-end close and ensure reconciliation and substantiation documentation is completed on a timely basis for responsible areas; research any discrepancies as needed
Assist in the production of accurate monthly, supportable and timely financial reports in accordance with U.S. GAAP for corporate accounting operations
Perform MoM and QoQ Balance Sheet account analysis (including trend, data and regression analysis)
Perform expense variance analysis on a monthly basis for agency commissions, bad debt and other various SG&A accounts
Support quarterly bank covenant reporting
Support technical accounting analysis and research to help determine appropriate accounting treatment for significant, material transactions
Help revamp documentation of accounting policies, rationalize and design more effective internal controls and robust procedures for responsible areas
Assist with periodic and annual internal and external audits
Work with other cross-functional teams (Tax, Treasury, Financial Systems & Controls, FP&A, Shared Services, and other business units) towards common Accounting/Finance department goals including a more efficient close process and bolstering documentation
Complete special projects and other accounting functions as necessary including process transformation initiatives and new system implementations

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent
Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant experience in accounting or finance
Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP and Internal Controls
Excellent analytical skills and accounting aptitude
Intermediate experience with MS Excel at a minimum
Highly organized and detail-oriented
Ability to multi-task and work independently to meet deadlines
Ability to collaborate with others towards common department goals
Excellent verbal, written communication, and interpersonal skills
Flexibility to work overtime during month-end close and other peak times
Maturity to handle highly confidential data

Preferred Qualifications:

Public accounting experience and/or CPA certification preferred
Working knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics GP is a plus


Keywords: Granite Telecommunications, Quincy , Corporate Accountant Level III, Accounting, Auditing , Quincy, Massachusetts

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