Senior Staff Accountant

Tilson Technology Management   •  

Portland, ME

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 60 days ago

This job is no longer available.

As a Senior Staff Accountant, you will be responsible for many aspects of general ledger-related activities ranging from proper application of US GAAP to accounting transactions, month and year-end close, and balance sheet account reconciliation. This position requires working closely with internal customers from operating divisions to complete daily accounting activities. We are seeking a candidate with excellent problem-solving skills who enjoys working in a challenging and fast–paced environment. Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and input journal entries, including accruals, adjustments, and reversing journal entries if need be, in accordance with GAAP, and ensure quality control over the financial transactions.
  • Prepare and review complex monthly reconciliations of assigned balance sheet accounts and ensure compliance with GAAP.
  • Reconcile intercompany accounts and post eliminating journal entries
  • Assist with preparation of revenue recognition pertaining to the business programs
  • Substantiate financial transactions by providing audit proof documents
  • Collaborate with team to execute all month-end, quarter-end, and year-end closings of the accounting books
  • Assist and prepare schedules to support management reporting and to ensure accuracy of financial data.
  • Work cross-functionally with and support our internal customers by providing financial data for business programs.
  • Assist with documentation and information required for year-end audit
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures
  • Perform any other ad-hoc projects as necessary


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with 5-7 years of experience is required (mix of private and public experience is preferred)
  • Strong understanding of US GAAP accounting and reporting
  • Meaningful experience working with and preparing consolidated financial statements
  • Real Estate and property management accounting experience preferred
  • Sage CRE 300 RE/Construction Software experience preferred
  • Good analytical and creative problem-solving skills, along with a high level of attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks, in a fast-paced environment and embrace change and ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Advanced Excel utilizing v-lookups, pivot tables, pre-formatted tables and complex formulas
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work with various levels in the organization
  • Detail oriented, highly self-motivated, positive team-player attitude, and ability to work with minimal supervision with a willingness to proactively roll up your sleeves

Successful candidates will be required to submit to a criminal background check. Tilson offers a competitive benefits package, including:

  • Paid time off
  • Healthcare, disability, dental and life insurance benefits
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with automatic company contribution
  • Entrepreneurial, highly technical and customer-focused work environment