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SJF Ventures

Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Boston, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Catalant has reinvented the $250 billion management consulting industry by connecting business leaders with world-class independent consultants, on demand, through our technology platform. Fortune 1000 enterprises, PE firms and their portfolio companies, and consulting firms partner with Catalant to find experienced independent consultants to solve complex business problems. With backing from some of the world's top venture capital firms, we continue to bolster our industry-leading platform by growing the team that will take Catalant to the next level.
Catalant is looking for an Accounting Manager to serve as a key member of the Finance team with a broad spectrum of accounting and financial responsibilities. Reporting to the VP of Finance & Accounting, this role requires a strong accounting skill set, and a strong background in driving an efficient monthly close process in accordance with GAAP. The ideal candidate will be action-oriented, enjoy a fast-paced environment, and have a strong accounting skill set, excellent leadership and communication skills. Our team is based out of the Boston Seaport, and this is a hybrid role with the expectation that you will work out of our Boston office 1x/week.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage the period-end close process including preparation and/or review of account reconciliations for all accounts in coordination with the Staff Accountant
  • Drive efficiency through processes, procedures, and automation
  • Prepare monthly financial reporting for management and external stakeholders
  • Assist with budget vs. actual and department-level reporting and partner with function heads to make data-driven business decisions
  • Maintain business process documentation and assist with financial system implementations
  • Play a significant role in annual audits providing supporting documentation for transactions, reconciliation detail and analysis
  • Participate in cost-saving initiatives related to people and non-people expenses, manage vendor relationships, and ROI reporting
  • Work closely with various teams throughout the company including Financial Operations, People, Legal, and Sales

What You'll Bring:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting or Finance
  • CPA or similar accreditation is desirable
  • Hands-on experience in financial accounting tools (Salesforce.com and Netsuite a plus)
  • Advanced Microsoft excel skills required (pivot table, VLookups, etc)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Collaborative team player, self-motivated and directed, reliable