Senior Project Accountant - Boston, MA
Do you dream in numbers and thrive in fast-paced, energetic, collaborative environments? CIC is expanding locally, as well as nationally and internationally.
The Senior Project Accountant will be highly involved in all aspects of the monthly close, fixed asset accounting, budgeting and forecasting, and reporting. This is a great opportunity for someone with four or more years of experience looking for a challenging and fun work environment.
CIC’s mission is to improve the world by helping exceptional entrepreneurs innovate better and faster. We offer carefully curated working environments that combine private, secure offices alongside shared amenities in locations across Boston, Cambridge, Miami, Rotterdam, and St. Louis and are growing into other cities, within the US and abroad. We currently serve 1400+ startups, growth companies, and branches of larger organizations, representing for-profit, mission-driven, and non-profit sectors across a wide array of industries. We pride ourselves on displaying a high degree of care and accuracy in everything that we do, and we work to ensure that our clients thrive every day that they are in our space. We believe that our ability to support world-changing entrepreneurs is only as good as the people who make up our teams, and as such we are looking for people who are interested in contributing to--and improving--the way we work. We invite you to explore all our openings here and learn more about us here.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
CIC seeks highly capable, self-directed individuals who employ a high level of autonomy in their work. If you are the kind of person who thinks creatively and critically about problems and enjoys a fast-paced environment, you would probably enjoy working here.
The ideal candidate will:
Possess strong accounting, finance, quantitative, and business writing skills
Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of the organization
Be adaptable and have the ability to work well under pressure in a demanding environment
Work comfortably with everyone treating everyone with respect
Be able to identify and help drive opportunities that improve internal control, process and efficiency
Be highly detail oriented and organized with solid time management skills
GENERAL OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior Project Accountant will work alongside the Controller, Assistant Controller, General Managers, and Finance Associates. The Finance team is a relatively small team that affords the candidate the opportunity for participation in project work as well as collaboration and cooperation among team members.
This position, while focusing on traditional core responsibilities including month end close, account reconciliations and actual vs budget analysis, has a strong focus on fixed assets and partnering with our construction and launch groups to provide ongoing information, support and analysis to help ensure successful and on budget capital project launches and will be a key resource in supporting the Company’s future expansion efforts. The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Month-end close for assigned properties, including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations, and various analytics
Accounting for property-related transactions including leases (property and equipment), customer deposits, and tenant improvements
Budgeting and forecasting (cash and income statement) relating to various properties
Preparing and analyzing financial statements
Accounting and tracking of fixed assets, including maintenance of fixed asset records, depreciation calculations, and all reporting
Tracking fixed asset additions against budget and forecasting related timing of cash requirements
Implementing fixed asset software and required compilation/reconciliation of data
Other projects as required
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting
A minimum of four years of corporate accounting experience, CPA preferred but not required
Advanced Excel proficiency and familiarity with QuickBooks
Interest in a long-term role
Consolidation and multi-company experience a plus
System implementation experience a plus
ATTRACTIONS OF THE JOB
In addition to helping our clients achieve great things, we work to ensure that our employees are healthy and supported. Some of the benefits of being here include:
Fun people in a dynamic space. We pride ourselves on finding driven and bright collaborators who are eager to lend their own unique skills to the team, as well as to our inspiring clientele. The number one reason CICers say they like working here is because of their colleagues!
Personal growth. This is a great opportunity to learn and develop skills within the epicenter of the innovation community at a growing company
Great benefits for full-time employees! (See below!)
Regular massages, access to a nursing room, secure bicycle parking, a game room, a gym, and shower rooms with towels
Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes 100% of the cost of a premium healthcare and dental package for candidate and immediate family and full payment of expenses covered by your deductible, long and short-term disability, life insurance, 401k matching after the first year of employment (must be 21+) and holidays plus three weeks of vacation from the start (more with seniority). Annual reviews with raises every year for those on track with strong performance.
CIC is committed to building teams that reflect the fabric of the cities we support. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, ancestry, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, Veteran status, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation please let us know.
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