Olympus America Inc. Accountant II in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is required.

  • Minimum of 3 years of public or private sector accounting experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of IFRS.

  • Good attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work independently to meet tight deadlines.

  • Self-motivated and committed to personal improvement.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

  • Experience with ERP systems preferred, knowledge of NetSuite and Visual helpful.

  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Must be a team player willing to work extended hours during month-end close.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Job Duties::

  • Assist in the preparation of the general ledger and fixed asset sub-ledger.

  • Prepare various general ledger account analyses by reviewing transaction detail to ensure accuracy of account balances, including fixed assets, capitalized development costs (IFRS), prepaids, cash and other balance sheet accounts as required.

  • Assist with preparation and posting of general ledger journal entries.

  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with JSOX requirements.

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly reporting packages and management presentations, including financial statements and various budget vs. actual schedules.

  • Provide general accounting support to a wide range of internal customers, including the Financial Planning & Analysis and Operations Finance & Accounting groups.

  • Collaborate with Manager, Accounting on various special projects, as assigned.

  • Provide transaction support and other analyses in response to external and internal audit requests.

  • Perform all other essential duties as directed.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for an Accountant II to join us in our Waltham, MA office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The corporate accounting team is responsible for financial reporting, general ledger accounting, accounts receivable/payable and treasury. The Accountant II is involved in key accounting activities including general ledger preparation, fixed asset sub-ledger preparation, preparation of Balance Sheet account reconciliations for quarterly review and year-end audit and compliance with JSOX control requirements. The incumbent requires a broad knowledge of accounting practices and procedures.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp at http://www.olympus-lifescience.com/

Posting Locations:

Massachusetts, Waltham

Work Location:

Waltham OSST

Posting Title:

Accountant II

Job Family:

Finance

Auto req ID:

4152BR

4152BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.