Principal Accountant Jobs in Bedford at Aspen Technology

The driving force behind our success has always been the people of AspenTech. What drives us, is our aspiration, our desire and ambition to keep pushing the envelope, overcoming any hurdle, challenging the status quo to continually find a better way. You will experience these qualities of passion, pride and aspiration in many ways — from a rich set of career development programs to support of community service projects to social events that foster fun and relationship building across our global community.

The Role

The Principal Accountant will be a member of the Accounting team responsible for the Company’s international entities with primary responsibility for foreign statutory reporting and compliance. The position includes managing relationships with local service providers located in various countries around the globe and applying local and US GAAP accounting principles to prepare accurate and timely statutory reporting and related analyses.Your Impact

Ensure compliance with all country specific statutory accounting, tax and regulatory filings for countries/entities supported

Ensure compliance with US GAAP accounting standards

Manage local annual audit and financial statement reporting process and prepare necessary schedules, reconciliations and analyses

Support and review all indirect tax filings for assigned entities

Compile and analyze financial information and prepare fluctuation analyses

Support all Local Service Provider relationships, supplying and reconciling all necessary reports and analyses, closely communicating and coordinating with provider

Conduct monthly reconciliations of local to US GAAP results

Ensure compliance with all policies, procedures and internal accounting controls

Suggest and contribute to process improvements

Create various analyses, forecasts and lead ad hoc projects

Interpret local gaap accounting concepts and implement solutions.

Operate under minimal supervision with latitude for independent action

Manage deliverables and prioritize tasks

As a senior member of the team, may coordinate activities of others/the team

What You’ll Need

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

5-8 years of relevant GL accounting or financial reporting experience, including experience with international accounting

Highly motivated and able to handle multiple priorities

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to meet stringent deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to convey information in a clear and concise manner with all levels of the organization

Strong technical accounting skills

Strong organizational, analytical and quantitative skills

Strong Excel skills required

Public accounting experience/CPA preferred

Experience in a large public company preferred

Oracle or related ERP experience preferred

Foreign language skills a plus (particularly Spanish)

Job info:

Job Title: Principal Accountant

Company Name: Aspen Technology

Location: Bedford

Experince: 5 – 7 years

Job Category: Enterprise Technology

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