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Senior Staff Accountant

Southborough, MA

Posted: 07/24/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Position Type: Accountant Job Number: 276891 Pay Rate: $85,000-$95,000

Job Description

Are you a seasoned Senior Staff Accountant looking for an opportunity to advance your career? This role is right  for someone who has been working in Senior Staff Accountant role and is eager to grow into an Accounting Manager position under the guidance of Arbor's CEO.

The Numbers Tell Half The Story:
With 40 years in the industry, Arbor Associates is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company, and is The Source For People Who Care. We care about others. We care about our team. We find like-minded people and help them find rewarding work as professional caregivers, taking care of consumers every day – many of whom are among the most vulnerable populations in our community. We’re looking for a Senior Staff Accountant to help us measure and manage our business by producing accurate and timely financials as well as supporting reports and analysis – all so we can better support the communities we serve. 

Who You Are:
  • The right individual for this role will have proven experience, analytical capability, and mission, team, and detail orientation
  • Enjoys the details of producing accurate financials and also the big picture analytics that help steer the ship, all while working with a like-minded and driven team of professionals
  • Is able to roll up their sleeves to tackle interesting problems and projects or to cross-train peers and mentor junior staff. You take ownership of your job. 

What we offer:
  • Comprehensive Training: We are committed to your professional development. You will receive extensive training to enhance your skills and prepare you for a managerial role
  • Career Advancement: This position is designed with a clear path to promotion. Our goal is to transition you into an Accounting Manager role, where you will lead and mentor our accounting team
  • Collaborative Environment: Work alongside a supportive and talented team in a company that values innovation, integrity, and excellence

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform complex accounting tasks, including financial reporting, budgeting, and analysis.
  • Be the primary backup for accounts payable and receivable, and payroll. May occasionally process vendor invoices, expense reports, and
     ensure accurate coding and approvals
  • Ensure compliance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements.
  • Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including balance sheets, income statements,
     and cash flow statements, often against multiple dimensions
  • Be the primary owner of the company’s use of its chosen financial accounting software, including
     for financial compilation, analysis, budgeting, and reporting
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business operations and decision-making.
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement and assist in implementing changes to increase
    efficiency and accuracy in financial operations, both manual processes and within software
  • Collaborate with other departments to streamline financial processes and provide support as

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
  • A vibrant, inclusive, and supportive work culture.
  • Be a part of a company that is making a significant impact in its industry.


If you are a proactive and ambitious Senior Staff Accountant ready to take the next step in your career, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and become a key player in our company's success story!

Job Requirements


  •  Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA a plus
  •  5+ years of relevant experience in accounting or a related field
  •  Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices
  •  Proficiency in accounting software (e.g., QuickBooks, Sage, etc…) Experience with Sage Intacct a
     strong plus
  •  Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with outstanding Excel skills
  •  Attention to detail and strong organizational abilities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills. Some supervisory experience a plus
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to ethical financial practices

This is a regular, full-time, twelve-month-per year-position. This is a fully on-site role, with normal work hours of 8:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday through Friday; with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the company.

Arbor Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. All interested applicants must be over the age of 18, authorized to work in the United States and pass a stringent background check including Criminal History, Sexual Offender Registry and Department of Children and Families (DCF- MA)/Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF-RI).


Meet Your Recruiter

Steve Aldrich
President & CEO

Steve Aldrich joined Arbor Associates in August 2013 as the President and CEO. Steve is responsible for building the Arbor team and ensuring that the company’s mission to deliver outstanding customer service to our employees and our customers is met. In his spare time, he likes cooking, swimming, hiking, landscaping, reading and spending time with his kids (when they’ll let him.) Prior to working at Arbor Associates, Steve applied his early experience at Raytheon and Intel to later hold various C-suite roles in small, mission-driven companies in multiple industries. Steve holds bachelor’s degrees in business and economics from UMass Amherst and an MBA from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

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