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Boston Metal

Boston Metal

Accounting & Finance
Woburn, MA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Boston Metal is commercializing cutting edge extractive metallurgy technology that will revolutionize primary metals production, while decreasing cost and lowering environmental impact. This fast-paced startup company is looking for an experienced Accountant to join our growing team.


  • Ensure organizational adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) or other accounting standards as required.
  • Support the Controller with month-end activities
  • Collaborate with accuracy and timeliness of financial information
  • Assist with accounting functions of international subsidiary (follows IFRS) and related consolidations.
  • Oversee and assist with the preparation and review of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Ensure timely preparation and review of all required regulatory filings.
  • Work with external auditors to assist with annual audit and potentially with quarterly reviews.
  • Assist with annual budgeting and prepare accounting reports for executive leadership.
  • Review work submitted by accountants and manage monthly accounting close.
  • Perform analysis of financial statements and prepare accounting metrics for presentation to leadership as needed.
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business initiatives and improve efficiency of current processes.
  • Conduct research on advanced accounting standards.
  • Assist with special projects and ad-hoc financial analysis as needed.

Required Experience & Skills:

  • 5-7 years of experience in an accounting role
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Excellent initiative and problem-solving skills
  • High level of honesty and integrity
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Experience with NetSuite and QuickBooks online, and knowledge of other ERPs
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a dynamic environment

Desired Experience & Skills:

  • CPA designation
  • Experience working in a CPA firm in an audit or review function
  • Ability to research, understand and implement advanced accounting standards such as ASC606, ASC842, ASC330 and ASC718
  • Experience with implementation of ERP or advanced accounting software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working in the accounting department of a publicly traded company
  • Experience with entity consolidations
  • Experience with foreign currency reporting
  • Experience with accounting for grants and other governmental support

Additional Information:

You will be working in a small team environment where teamwork and good relationships with other team members is critical.

We are people first with a comprehensive benefits package that can be customized to fit your needs. Our full benefits package offers health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid vacation, sick & holidays, health savings account with a company contribution, dependent care account plan, paid parental and bonding leave and a 401k with company matching provision.

Boston Metal is an equal opportunity employer who considers all qualified applicants equally for employment. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, disability, ancestry, genetic information, veteran or military status, or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.