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Staff Accountant

Employer
Acadian Asset Management
Location
Boston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Acadian Asset Management LLC is a Boston-headquartered investment management firm with wholly owned affiliates located in Singapore, London, and Sydney. As of December 31, 2023, the firm managed approximately US$103 billion on behalf of major pension funds, endowments, foundations, governments and other investors based in the U.S. and abroad.

Position Overview:

The Staff Accountant role is within the Corporate Accounting Department which is a dynamic team responsible for all financial transactions, tax accounting, and financial reporting for the firm, including the consolidation of three foreign subsidiaries and all reporting provided to our parent company. The Staff Accountant will be expected to record daily financial transactions and ensure accuracy in the general ledger, as well as reconcile bank statements and other financial accounts regularly. They will also assist with the monthly financial close process to ensure that all transactions are posted correctly and reflected accurately on the financial reports. Applications currently utilized within the department are Great Plains accounting system, Management Reporter, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and the internal client billing system.

Acadian supports a hybrid work environment, employees are on-site in the Boston office 3 days a week.

What You'll Do:
  • Review and integrate Singapore, UK, and Australia monthly financials for the monthly close.
  • Manage intercompany expenses: oversee reconciliation, coordination with subsidiaries, and resolution of discrepancies for accurate and timely reporting of intercompany transactions.
  • Manage lease accounting processes including recording lease transactions and ensuring compliance with lease accounting standards (ASC 842 and IFRS 16).
  • Accounts receivable collections: strengthen collection procedures, monitor aged receivables, collaborate on billing inquiries, and provide regular updates to ensure timely customer payments and optimized cash flow.
  • Maintain and update the fixed asset register, ensuring accurate depreciation calculations.
  • Assist in the preparation of audit schedules and liaise with auditors during annual audits.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulations.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including finance, investment, and operations, to support overall business objectives.
  • Assist with the reporting of financial and operational data to parent company.

We're Looking for Teammates With:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting; CPA designation or in the process of obtaining CPA is preferred
  • 2-5 years of public accounting experience or experience in a similar role
  • Proficient in accounting software and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, multi-task and work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Why Work Here:

Acadian is a quantitative investment firm where ideas are empowered by technology. Our team is made up of a diverse mix of professionals who thrive in a culture that fosters ingenuity through collaboration and transparency. We offer a casual office environment, top-notch benefits, and excellent professional and personal development opportunities.

To apply for this position or view Acadian's open roles, please visit the Careers section of our website at: http://www.acadian-asset.com/careers/Job-opportunities. We will contact only selected candidates. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at recruiting@acadian-asset.com.

Acadian Asset Management LLC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants. No employee or applicant shall be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, marital status, pregnancy or parenthood, veteran status, citizenship status, disability, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

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