Senior Accountant at SmartBear

| Somerville
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The Senior Accountant reports to the Assistant Controller and primary responsibilities will include all aspects of the Expenditure Cycle. This includes compiling and analyzing financial information to prepare reports, making and reviewing the accuracy of general ledger entries, and account reconciliations. The Senior Accountant will have hands on month-end close responsibility including financial statement preparation.
You must be inquisitive, enthusiastic about technology, enjoy working hard and being continually challenged, and have sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. This would be a great opportunity for someone coming right out of public or someone in the Technology space looking for an exciting company.


  • Assist in month end close to ensure financials are issued within company established deadlines.
  • Reviews General Ledger activity for trended variances in account and departmental spends.
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare journal entries to general ledger accounts and document business transactions.
  • Perform account analyses by reconciling assigned monthly balance sheet accounts.
  • Review current procedures and make potential change recommendations to senior departmental management.
  • Records allocation and intercompany interest entries for month end.
  • Assist in M&A integration activity
  • Helps in preparing and distributing management reports and monthly financial statements.
  • Provides back up support to Assistant Controller.
  • Communicates with Managers from all departments to explain expense and variance trends.
  • Assist in the preparation of policies and procedures.
  • Prepare the work papers/schedules for monthly reconciliation and fiscal year-end for the Company's external auditors.
  • Assist in system upgrade and automation of processes.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or equivalent experience. CPA or CPA candidate a plus
  • 2-4 years in general accounting experience. Strong working knowledge in NetSuite or other comprehensive accounting systems, advanced Excel skills
  • Independent decision-making ability
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, attention to detail, analytical and organization skills
  • Can do attitude
  • Interface daily with associates at all levels of organization
  • Direct and lead workflow of two staff accountants

About Us
SmartBear is behind the software that empowers developers, testers, and operations engineers at over 20,000 of the world’s most innovative organizations including Adobe, JetBlue, MasterCard, and Microsoft. More than 6 million people use our tools to build, test, and monitor great software, faster. Our high-impact tools are easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to use. These tools are backed by a team of people passionate about helping you create software that transforms our world. Those tools are SmartBear tools. That team is SmartBear. For more information, visit:, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.
SmartBear is an equal employment opportunity employer and encourages success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, mental or physical disability, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, medical condition, sex, sex stereotyping, pregnancy (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), or any other legally protected status.

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Technology we use

  • Sales & Marketing
    • SalesforceCRM


Our office overlooks the Mystic River and is surrounded by bars, restaurants, shopping, and is steps from the Assembly Orange line stop.

An Insider's view of SmartBear

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Everyone is very confident and engaged -both in our work and with each other. We're open minded and good listeners. Overall, we are high energy and the atmosphere is super positive. It feels like we're one big team, and you're comfortable speaking your mind because you know your teammates will be receptive and invested in moving things forward.


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What are SmartBear Perks + Benefits

SmartBear Benefits Overview

SmartBear is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package designed to serve the needs of our employees. Just a few of which include:

-Great office perks including: $75 Sneaker reimbursement, free catered lunches on Friday's, and cold brew on tap
-Health benefits that offer varying levels of coverage and accessibility through Blue Cross Blue Shield
-Company-Paid benefits that protect you and your family from financial hardship
-Voluntary benefits to provide you with added security (We even offer Pet Insurance!)

Volunteer in local community
We've cleaned up the Mystic River, helped out at Rosie's Kitchen, and visted the YMCA
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Culture Committee has put on parties for SmartBear families, hosted a chili cook off, ran charity drives, and much much more!
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 3 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
We have a Family Halloween Party every year!
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on the last day of every month. Employees get free lunch on Friday.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
Budget for industry certifications is determined by departmental budget.
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