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Senior Technical Accountant

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Senior Technical Accountant

Location: Waltham, MA, United States

Description

Excelitas Technologies is a global technology leader focused on delivering innovative, customized optoelectronics to OEMs seeking high performance, market-driven technology solutions. From medical lighting to analytical instrumentation, clinical diagnostics, industrial, safety and security, and aerospace and defense applications, Excelitas is committed to enabling our customers' success in their speciality end-markets. We have approximately 5,000 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia serving customers across the world. We offer a competitive benefit package, which includes a 401(k) plan with 5% matching. See more of our products and services at www.excelitas.com or visit us on LinkedIn, Facebook, & Twitter! Primary Responsibilities . Work closely with the Sr. Manager of Technical Accounting to review significant contracts and non-routine transactions (i.e. acquisition accounting, goodwill and long-lived asset impairment analysis) . Research accounting guidance for non-routine transactions and new accounting standards . Draft technical accounting memoranda regarding the accounting discussions and conclusions that support management's positions and compliance with GAAP . Assist with the quarterly review of significant account balances and maintain evidence of review, including resolution of open items . Assist with the Company's assessment of leases for implementation of ASC 842 . Perform ad hoc financial analyses or projects as required

Requirements

Qualifications/Required Experience . B.A./B.S. degree in Accounting or related field . 4 to 6 years of experience in public accounting or combination of industry and public accounting experience . Knowledge of US GAAP with experience relevant to certain accounting topics including revenue recognition, pensions, debt, and business combinations . Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) to discuss technical accounting positions, applicable policies, GAAP requirements, accounting processes, and controls . Understanding of internal controls . Capable of critical thinking and problem solving . Able to stay organized and work efficiently to maximize productivity . Team player with strong inter-personal skills to interact with others in the global accounting and finance organization . Highly motivated with a desire to grow long-term with the Company Desired Experience . CPA or Equivalent . Experience in a public or private global, matrix organization a plus