Accountant

Accountant

Building Engines is one of the fastest growing SaaS companies serving the commercial real estate market. Founded in 2001 and based in the heart of Boston, our entrepreneurial and collaborative culture combines the best attributes of an established industry leader with the disruptive attitude of a fast-growing startup.

Who we’re looking for:

We need a motivated individual who will use their experience and education to contribute to the accounting needs of our rapidly evolving company.  To that end, we are looking for an Accountant to join our team to help us grow the business as well as their career. 

The primary objective of the Accountant is to carry out daily transactional responsibilities including AP, corporate credit card reconciliation and expense report processing, as well as assisting in the financial close process.  Additionally, this person will have the opportunity to collaborate cross functionally to assist in improving financial reporting and in developing automated procedures that will continue to facilitate Company growth   Reporting to the Controller and working closely with the Senior Accountant, you’ll be part of a hands-on detail oriented and metrics driven Finance team.    

What’s in it for you:

The opportunity to learn from experienced team members and grow your career at a fast-growing SaaS company with a work-hard and have-fun culture.  In addition...

  • Awesome modern open-concept office in the heart of Boston overlooking the city
  • Excellent health and dental benefits
  • Unlimited vacation  
  • Company-sponsored 401k plan.
  • Weekly company-paid lunches (Tasty Tuesdays), breakfasts (Fuel-Up Fridays) and happy-hour (BE-Social Thursdays)
  • Cold brew coffee/tea and beer on tap and snacks galore

What’s in it for us: 

  • You’ll run the majority of the Accounts Payable (AP) process, including:
  • Setting up new vendors, collecting W9 forms and ensuring proper coding of vendor classification and 1099 applicability
  • Accurately process vendor bills in a timely manner
  • Maintain vendor relationships
  • Ensure bill payments are made in a timely manner
  • Organize and maintain onsite vendor files
  • You’ll reconcile our corporate credit card spend, ensuring the collection of receipts and the accurate recording of expenses
  • You'll run Expensify, BE’s expense report management system, including setting up new employees, maintaining expense categories, reviewing and approving expense reports, and ensuring accurate expense reporting in Quickbooks
  • You'll assist in monthly close processes, including the reconciliation of prepaid expenses and fixed assets
  • You’ll assist in the implementation of new systems and development of new processes as needed

Job Requirements: 

  • College degree, preferably with a concentration in accounting
  • Entry-level candidates will be considered, but some transactional accounting experience is a plus, especially QuickBooks experience
  • Strong verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment and a desire to learn and improve
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills with attention to detail

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