Fresenius Medical Center Sr. Accountant in Waltham, Massachusetts
PURPOSE AND SCOPE:
The Sr. Accountant develops, implements, and/or maintains one or more accounting systems. Through in-depth research and analysis, the incumbent reviews and interprets financial reporting requirements, rules and regulations. The Sr. Accountant supports the maintenance of company policies and procedures that ensure financial systems are in compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and other accounting regulations.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform in-depth analysis of diverse finance and accounting data; ensuring all transactions are in compliance with current company policies & procedures and regulatory/industry guidelines and requirements.
Conduct high level analysis of the general ledger account(s) with an emphasis on the substance of assigned balance sheet accounts; providing an essential contribution to month-, quarter-, and year-end closings of the general ledger account(s).
May perform routine internal and external audits as requested.
May assist with process reviews, business process analyses and internal control monitoring to ensure compliance with the specifications of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) within assigned function.
Maintain current knowledge of new accounting pronouncements and regulations for assigned function(s) by identifying, recommending and assisting with the implementation of process improvements, procedure revisions, policy changes, etc. as necessary.
Mentor other staff as applicable.
Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor.
Other duties as assigned.
Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.