Staff Accountant

Captivate is seeking a Staff Accountant for our office in Lowell, MA to join our existing and dynamic accounting team. Under the direction of the Accounting Manager, the Staff Accountant will play a vital role in the Accounting organization and will be responsible for key areas during the month-end and year-end close. In addition, this person will perform financial analysis and will provide ad hoc support on an as-need basis.

What You’ll Do:

  • Record daily/monthly cash transactions and reconciling the associated cash accounts
  • Monitor (daily) the company’s cash accounts activities
  • Record cash applications of customer payments in the A/R NetSuite module
  • Prepare and post certain general ledger activity and adjusting journal entries
  • Assist with the monthly close process
  • Prepare documentation for external auditors
  • Reviews customers’ credit applications and evaluation of creditworthiness and risks
  • Maintain fixed assets and inventory for the Canadian subsidiary which includes preparation of journal entries and reconciliations to the general ledger
  • Clarify and research issues as necessary
  • Perform other related duties as required
  • Follow company’s accounting processes as well as analyzing them and recommending changes


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field
  • A minimum of 1 year experience in public or private accounting
  • The ability to identify, document, and manage multiple processes working both independently and as an effective team player is necessary
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Expert level Microsoft Office Professional skills (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Experience with NetSuite or similar SaaS model
  • CPA or working towards completing a CPA will be a plus

Why You Should Work at Captivate: 
Captivate offers a generous FTO (flexible time off) policy, matching 401k, commuter benefits & health insurance programs offered through Cigna. We encourage work-life balance through team building activities, employee outings and celebratory events. Captivate offers a great work environment and provides employees the opportunity to make an impact, through employer gift match programs & volunteer opportunities.

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