Burning Glass

  • Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 1 year ago(1/2/2018 4:22 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    General & Administrative
  • Overview

    Burning Glass Technologies is a leading labor market analytics provider whose SaaS solutions play a growing role in closing the skills gap and informing educational needs for the workforce. We provide researchers, policy makers, educators, and employers with detailed real-time awareness into labor-market demand. Burning Glass proudly serves a client base that spans six continents, including education institutions, government workforce agencies, academic research centers, global recruitment, staffing agencies, major employers, and leading job boards.

    We are seeking a highly motivated, number-savvy Staff Accountant who demonstrates knowledge of general accounting principles and procedures to join our growing team. The candidate will work directly with the VP Finance in our Boston headquarters to support the daily accounting and finance operations of our quickly technology company.


    • Assist the VP Finance with the day to day, monthly and year-end operations of the Accounting Department
    • Assist in completing accurate and timely financial statements and reports for management staff
    • Assist in reconciling ledgers, reports and accounting records
    • Review, process and payment of approved vendor invoices and employee expense reports
    • Prepare customer invoices and maintain accounts receivable
    • Prepare and record journal entries
    • Assist the VP Finance as needed; working on special projects as management requests


    • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field- recent graduates with strong academic and internship experiences encouraged to apply
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
    • Ability to work independently at a fast pace, and produce quality work
    • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly with high attention to detail
    • Ability to be organized and follow a systematic method of performing a task
    • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures and their application to a variety of accounting transactions and problems
    • Strong analytical skills and the ability to evaluate and solve problems with minimum assistance
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills in order to maintain accurate records and meet deadlines
    • Must demonstrate ability to maintain a high standard of confidentiality and honesty


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