Corporate Staff Accountant

American Tower Boston , MA 02298

Posted 1 week ago


The StaffAccountant position requires an organized, detail oriented and highly motivatedteam player with strong initiative, communication skills and an understandingof Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) to assist the Senior StaffAccountant and Accounting Manager with regular accounting functions including,but not limited to, ledger/account maintenance, balance sheet reconciliationand journal entry preparation and posting. The incumbent will also beresponsible for coordinating the accounting close process for multiple entitiesand assisting with the internal financial reporting process.


  • Coordinatethe accounting close for the EMEA operating units, including actual vs.budget/forecast analysis for regional revenue and EBITDA

  • Preparationand posting of general journal entries and preparation of accountreconciliations and financial analysis

  • Assistin the internal financial reporting process including the consolidation ofmonthly, quarterly and annual financial information including inter-company,payroll, capital expenditures, cash, accounts receivable, and Other income

  • Assist with corporate and consolidated fixed assetanalysis including reconciliations and roll forward preparation

  • Assist with corporate and consolidated accountsreceivable analysis including reconciliations and roll forward preparation

  • Assist with inter-company analysis and reconciliations

  • Assist with preparation and analysis of legal entityconsolidating financial statements

  • Assist with software systemimplementations/conversions as needed


  • Other duties as assigned


  • None


  • Excellentorganizational skills and time management

  • Excellentwritten and verbal skills

  • Abilityto exercise independent discretion on matters of significance

  • Strongcomputer skills including Microsoft Office suite

  • Detailoriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines

  • Self-motivated,able to work in a team and independently

  • Knowledgeof and experience with Oracle is preferred


  • BachelorsDegree in Accounting

  • 2to 3 years of accounting experience preferred; public accounting a plus

  • Enterprise systems experience preferred, preferably onOracle Financial Software


We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Accordingly, the responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

The incumbent must be flexible as there may be workweeks that require more than 40 hours to ensure the positions expectations and responsibilities are met.

American Tower (the "Company") is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Company is committed to a policy of equal employment and will not discriminate against an applicant or associate based on his or her age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, familial status, physical or mental disability, handicap, military or veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy or any other category protected under federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance.

In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process can contact us at (617) 587-7911 for assistance.

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