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Job Title Senior Accountant
Location Boston
Department Administration
FLSA Status Exempt
Additional Information KTA00042

KEOLIS is hiring a Senior Accountant in our Boston, MA location. Come grow your career with us!


Role purpose:

The Senior Accountant reports to the Accounting Manager and is responsible for producing the day to day activities of the General Ledger. This position is responsible for general accounting duties, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations. This position requires a solid understanding of accounting concepts and their applications, the ability to review and analyze information and to develop an understanding of the business. Join a quickly-growing team of motivated professionals in a position that offers potential for career growth.




Knowledge and Experience

  • Ability to meet critical deadlines and achieve organizational objectives
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, with a proficiency in Excel
  • Proficiency with payroll software; experience with Sage 100 a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to work across departments
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent organizational skills a must
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment to meet required deadlines
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience with at least 2 years as a Senior Accountant
  • Experience working in a collaborative environment
  • Accounting Degree required
  • Certified Public Accountant with Public Accounting experience a plus





Key Accountabilities

Strategy & Governance

  • Coordinates with accounting team as part of month end close process
  • High level of expected collaboration across all divisions
  • Ability to communicate effectively and maintain highest level of company standards


Business Processes

  • Responsible for timely and accurate month-end accounting processes and associated tasks
  • Maintain and reconcile all G/L accounts for multiple locations, including reconciliation of all cash accounts
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reconciliations as assigned including receivables, prepaid expenses, and accruals
  • Work closely with all locations and accounts payable to track and record fixed asset additions and dispositions and reconcile depreciation by asset type and location
  • Review General Ledger account balances for compliance with GAAP. IFRS reporting experience a plus
  • Maintain processes for strong internal controls
  • Provide financial support to the business through teamwork with multiple locations and the FP&A team to provide meaningful information and reporting
  • Seek opportunities to streamline and improve accounting transactions and work with the locations to provide accounting support to meet internal needs
  • Review GL account balances, communicate problems and provide solutions
  • Maintain intangible asset schedules and respective amortization
  • Prepare monthly Journal Entries
  • Record and maintain intercompany balances
  • Complete departmental P&L variance analysis and commentary for monthly review
  • Identify and assist in implementing process improvement and efficiency
  • Collaborate with accountants of other divisions on a daily basis



·       Monthly reconciliations and analyses

·       Ad hoc requests


Additional Statements

Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination.

Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world. 

Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate.

EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible


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