Senior Accountant Senior Accountant …

Wellington Management Company, LLP
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Oct 20
Competitive
Wellington Management Company, LLP
in Boston, MA, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 19 Oct 20
Competitive
Senior Accountant
WELLINGTON MANAGEMENT

Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 55 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.

POSITION

THE POSITION
Reporting to the Assistant Controller, this senior accountant position will be a key member of the Global Accounting department of Wellington's Finance department.

The senior accountant is responsible for overseeing accounting duties related to the monthly accounting close, as well as internal and external financial reporting requirements and
financial analysis.

The ideal candidate will be willing to learn quickly to make an impact and take on increasing
responsibilities within the group.

Coaching and working closely with the accountants is an important part of this role.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The Key responsibilities of this position will include:
 Assume ownership of accounting and reporting for Wellington's legal entities by performing and detail reviewing accounting tasks, such as journal entries and reconciliation, as well as performing financial analysis
 Assist in the preparation and review of various financial statements, including providing external audit support such as audit work papers and responding to auditor inquiries
 Ensure the timely and accurate preparation of monthly and quarterly internal management reporting
 Provide support in the completion of regulatory reporting and assist in the monitoring of regulatory compliance across entities
 Maintain technical knowledge in the applicable US and international accounting and reporting standards
 Ensure procedure documentation is prepared and maintained
 Design and implement process improvements, efficiencies and internal controls
 Build and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of management

QUALIFICATIONS
 4-7 years of previous working experience with at least 3 years of relevant experience in accounting
 Bachelor's degree in finance or accounting with strong academic credentials and/or a CPA (or CPA candidate) is preferred
 Proven ability to master new tasks quickly, coupled with strong analytical skills and attention to detail
 Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks under tight deadlines
 Demonstrated ability to leverage technology to improve processes and financial controls; experience with Work Day financials enterprise wide system is a plus
 Proven experience in ensuring a strong financial control environment
 Ability to coach and provide guidance to the staff and team
 Superior communication skills, including written and verbal presentation elements
 Ability to work collaboratively across functional teams and skill levels

SKILLS

JOB TITLE
Senior Accountant

LOCATION
100 Federal Street

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to r ace, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law . If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at GMCANINQ@wellington.com .
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