Staff Accountant

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Role Title:
Staff Accountant
Location:
Waltham, MA
Job Advert Description

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the day to day financial management of cost center and GL accounting records for Regional Shared Services groups as well as the accounting, reporting and budgeting for Regional Fixed Assets. Some knowledge of accounting practices and some specific industry expertise is required in order to properly perform in areas of accounting judgement. The Staff Accountant will work closely with the commercial finance team to support their communication to the business.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Ensure SAP based accounting records for overhead departments are maintained completely, accurately and in line with accounting standards and group accounting policies. Distribute monthly reporting to cost center owners. 
  • Ensure SAP based accounting records for fixed assets (internal orders) for regional capital projects are maintained completely, accurately and in line with accounting standards and group accounting policies. 
  • Ensure the period end close is performed in line with group policy and deadlines. Any issues are escalated promptly to line manager. 
  • Ensure all balance sheet accounting records are supported by adequate evidence to satisfy external audit inquiries. Provide detailed balance sheet analysis on a monthly basis for manager review. 
  • Work closely with Commercial Finance contacts to provide financial analysis of overheads to support their understanding of financial information and accounting entries for explanation to budget holders. 
  • Work closely with Commercial Finance contacts to ensure department and fixed asset budgets and forecasts are prepared completely, accurately and in line with agreed timetables. 
  • Ad-hoc work as directed by line manager. 

Essential Knowledge: 

  • Experience with SAP Cost Center and Fixed Asset accounting preferred
  • 2-5 years of relevant experience
  • Working knowledge of US GAAP including asset capitalization and asset retirement obligations
  • Ability to apply basic accounting principles (prepayments, accruals, etc.)
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Advanced PC/Microsoft skills - SAP, Advanced Excel

Every 60 seconds, 105 pairs of Clarks shoes are sold globally. That makes us a £1.6 billion business and a truly worldwide brand. We now have some 15,000 employees across 75 different countries – everywhere from Europe to the Americas. Despite being the world’s biggest everyday footwear brand (by sales volume), we’re still owned by the Clarks family and based in Street, Somerset, UK– where the Clarks business began. Street is the nerve center of our business, driving growth and the whole Clarks success story. And right now, we’re busy writing the next chapter. With a constant search for new and better ways to work, innovation’s set to play a big part in our future. 

 
 

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