Senior Accountant Global Accounting

  • Competitive
  • Boston, MA, USA Boston MA US
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Wellington Management Company, LLP
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

Senior Accountant Global Accounting


Wellington Management offers comprehensive investment management capabilities that span nearly all segments of the global capital markets. Our investment solutions, tailored to the unique return and risk objectives of institutional clients in more than 50 countries, draw on a robust body of proprietary research and a collaborative culture that encourages independent thought and healthy debate. As a private partnership, we believe our ownership structure fosters a long-term view that aligns our perspectives with those of our clients.


This individual will play a key support role in meeting the Firm's internal and external financial reporting requirements related to the Firm and its international affiliates as well as financial analysis and certain accounting responsibilities.

This position will work in close collaboration with our various groups within the Finance function, Legal and Compliance, and certain representatives from the business to ensure that the internal and external financial reporting and analysis are accurate and appropriate. The ability to work cross-functionally is a critical component of this position.

The key responsibilities of this position will include:

  • Assume ownership of accounting and reporting for Wellington's legal entities by supervising accounting tasks, such as journal entries and reconciliation, as well as performing financial analysis
  • Assist in the preparation and issuance of various financial statements, including providing external audit support such as audit work papers and responding to auditor inquiries
  • Ensure the timely and accurate preparation of monthly and quarterly internal management reporting, including forecasting
  • Assist in responding to external client requests for information related to financial matters
  • Provide support in the completion of regulatory reporting and assist in the monitoring of regulatory compliance across entities
  • Support financial reporting and control-related special projects within Global Accounting
  • Maintain technical knowledge in the applicable US and international accounting and reporting standards
  • Develop, document, and maintain processes and control procedures to support these regulatory requirements including updating important process memos/risk assessments, filings, and financial reporting calendars
  • Interact with senior management and supervise staff accountants

This position will report to Manager, Global Accounting.

The ideal candidate will have 5-7 years of previous working experience with at least 3 years of relevant experience. An undergraduate degree in accounting and/or a CPA (or CPA candidate) is preferred. Experience in the public accounting and/or financial services industry is a plus, as is experience with Workday Financials.

The successful candidate will have strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks. This position requires a hands-on, detail-oriented person who can be successful under tight deadlines. The candidate should have excellent communication skills, interacting and collaborating, with all levels of counterparties both internal and external of the company, as well as strong Microsoft Office skills.

Senior Accountant Global Accounting


100 Federal Street

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management considers all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, creed, national origin, age, ancestry, disability (physical or mental), medical condition, citizenship, marital status, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you are a candidate with a disability, or are assisting a candidate with a disability, and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please email us at .