Public Consulting Group

Accounting Supervisor

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/6/2023 3:10 PM)
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Regular Full-Time
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Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a $600 million, fast growing, for profit company providing management consulting and technology services. Operating in the public sector, PCG helps Education, Health, Human Services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve those in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 2,500 professionals in 50 offices throughout the U.S, Canada, England, Australia, and Poland. The firm draws on more than three decades of consulting experience in order to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers doing business with government agencies. PCG is committed to a diverse workforce, reflecting our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards those who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact in both their community and career. PCG has been consistently profitable, growing double digits over its 35 years of existence. This position will be located at PCG's headquarters in Downtown Boston.



The Accounting Supervisor will report to the Accounting Manager and manage a team of 2 employees.  The candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to work independently, and enjoy new challenges. The successful candidate will possess the ability and desire to grow and assume additional responsibilities as the company grows. This position will include diverse responsibilities such as GL account reconciliations, monthly accruals, manage software capitalization process and general journals, along with special projects as assigned. Success in this position will require the ability to independently develop expertise in new areas, often the result of business growth, and then implement processes and/or procedures to satisfy those business needs. Senior accountant positions at PCG are designed to provide a wide range of experience for the individual. PCG Finance strives for a collaborative work environment where individuals can bring different experiences to help the team learn and grow.


Specific Responsibilities: 

  • Review and post journal entries submitted by accounting team and staff of related departments.
  • Help facilitate month end close by reviewing prepaids, fixed assets, bank reconciliations, and various other entries.
  • Process international uploads and record monthly currency translations.
  • Provide general ledger and reporting assistance to financial staff of subsidiary companies.
  • Ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures and recommend accounting process improvements.
  • Assist with the year-end financial audit.
  • Manage software capitalization process.
  • Oversee and manage internal monitoring program.
  • Ensure revenue recognition is consistent with GAAP and PCG policy.
  • Responsibilities may change as the department and PCG grow and as deemed necessary by management.


Required Skills:

  • Effective ability to prioritize and manage multiple activity streams.
  • Must have the ability to manage task load with frequent interruptions.
  • Must maintain attention to detail at all times.
  • Excellent organizational skills, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, especially Excel.
  • Possess discretion to work with confidential information.


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field
  • 7+ years of accounting experience.
  • Public Experience/CPA preferred
  • Previous management experience
  • Experience working with accounting software


Optional Experience:

  • Experience with international accounting
  • Experience with revenue recognition principles
  • Experience with Workday, SQL, and Microsoft Dynamics
  • Experience with project accounting.




Remote Work Environment with occasional in office presence. Candidates must be local to Greater Boston, MA area.




Compensation for roles at Public Consulting Group varies depending on a wide array of factors including, but not limited to, the specific office location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by applicable law, PCG provides the following reasonable range of compensation for this role: $100,000- $115,000 . In addition, PCG provides a range of benefits for this role.

EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.


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