PKF O'Connor Davies

Business Solutions Group Senior Accounting Associate

Job Locations US-MA-Boston | US-MA-Woburn
# of Openings
General Accounting


We are looking for a Senior Associate to join our Business Solutions Group in our Boston or Woburn office. To qualify for this position, you should be able to:

Essential Duties

  • Process cash and credit card transactions to appropriate expense accounts and reconcile statements to the accounting records monthly
  • Account for fixed asset transactions and related depreciation
  • Process accounts payable invoices
  • Prepare journal entries for entry into accounting software
  • Prepare payroll journal entries and related accounting
  • Prepare 1099 forms for clients at year end
  • Analyze and prepare client financial statements and analyze cost trends for accuracy
  • Interact with client staff to gain information, documents, and data necessary to complete assigned tasks
  • Educate and train clients in proper accounting techniques
  • Communicate client issues to supervisor or partner on the job
  • Communicate with clients and clients' contacts including payroll companies, banks and vendors
  • Assist with training and support of other firm staff members as needed
  • Develop individualized systems & relationships with clients based upon clients' needs
  • Handle other special projects/tasks as required


  • 2-4 years accounting experience
  • QuickBooks Desktop and QuickBooks Online experience preferred
  • Experience with NetSuite and other accounting platforms a plus
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting preferred
  • Working to or aspires to obtain CPA a plus
  • Detail oriented, organized with strong communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills. Able to analyze financial data and transactions and use judgement skills to account for transactions properly
  • Always focused on improvement implementation
  • Flexibility to change direction frequently between tasks and between different clients; ability to prioritize
  • Ability to meet project deadlines
  • Ability to adjust schedule based on peak workload times in the department
  • Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
  • Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to recognize and protect confidential and sensitive information and exercise strict discretion when disseminating or sharing information
  • Positive energy and professionalism


PKFODA is an equal opportunity employer.  The Firm is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all persons in connection with hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation or other conditions of the employment relationship regardless of race, color, age, sex, marital status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, philosophy/religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, political affiliation or belief, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.




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