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Sr. Accountant


PLM Posting #:HR-1348

Type: Full Time Position       
Location: Andover, MA USA

Aras PLM

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Who We Are

Aras is a privately-held developer of advanced Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software solutions for global enterprises with complex products and processes. Aras solutions allows companies to be more productive by managing collaborative processes through the product lifecycle. Resilient PLM platform technology makes Aras more scalable, flexible and upgradable for the world’s largest organizations, and a full set of applications provide complete functionality for the business of engineering. Customers include Airbus, GE, Hitachi, Honda, Huntington Ingalls, Kawasaki, Microsoft and Motorola.

Aras runs a SaaS-style subscription business model with an open source engagement process. We utilize a highly competitive in-bound marketing and sales process to generate business, and use the latest content marketing techniques to drive traffic to our website. Once at our site, people learn about Aras and our solutions, and ultimately become Subscribers. Our keys to success include bringing the right people to our site, providing the right information to support their decision making, engaging efficiently during the buying process, and having perfect execution of our internal order-to-cash processes. Our headquarters are located in Andover MA with additional offices in Switzerland, Germany, France and Japan.

What you will do:

You will be responsible for the day-to-day accounting operations of our US business, processing and recording sales transactions and issuance of software license keys. Reporting to the CFO out of our Andover Headquarters, this is a hands-on position that requires a detail-oriented and energetic individual who can embrace change and enjoys a fast paced challenging environment.   

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Manage the monthly financial close, including analysis of balance sheet and income statements, account reconciliations and issue resolution

  • Process customer sales orders, generate invoices (subscription and consulting) and determine revenue recognition

  • Hand-on processing of accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions, including employee expense reports​

  • Maintain fixed assets including monthly depreciation

  • Process sales tax filings

  • Manage the preparation for external audits, including audit-ready work paper reconciliations of balance sheet and general ledger accounts

  • Drive process improvements

  • Other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned

Essential Skills and Characteristics:

  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance

  • 4+​ years of accounting experience

  • Strong proficiency in computer skills and software applications including Quickbooks and Microsoft suite products; in particular Excel and Word.

  • Experience with subscription and consulting business models

  • Excellent organizational, time management and communications skills

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced, agile and collaborative start-up

  • Strong attention to detail, and a commitment to excellence

  • Ability to work in an independent, self-directed manner as well as in a team environment

If you desire a challenge and would like to explore opportunities at Aras, submit your resume and a cover letter for consideration.

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Aras is an equal opportunity employer.