Accounting Associate

Our Client Accounting Services Team is hiring!

Come meet your new clients and colleagues at Johnson O’Connor.

Johnson O’Connor is a regional Public Accounting Firm located outside of Boston in Wakefield, MA. We are seeking an Accounting Associate in the Client Accounting Services department with 1-5 years of accounting experience who is interested in participating in their own career growth and working with a diverse client base to join our team.

The Accounting Associate is responsible for a range of client services within our Client Accounting Services Department, including accounts payable, client billing, payroll posting and monthly closes, monthly reporting and financial analysis, general ledger account reconciliations, and other related bookkeeping matters.

The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal and analytical skills, as well as back-office support. Whereas national firms tend to be compartmentalized, our firm offers the successful candidate the ability to service all aspects of our client’s business and back-office accounting needs and see client engagements from start to finish, thus becoming a valued advisor to clients. 


  • Accounts payable management
  • Client billing and revenue recognition
  • Bank reconciliations
  • General ledger account reconcoliations’Payroll posting
  • Monthly closes
  • Monthly reporting
  • Financial analysis
  • Ensure the Firm’s high standards are met or exceeded

The job‐essential requirements are:

  • Degree in Business / Accounting, and 1‐5 years of similar experience preferred
  • Prior experience working in a CPA Firm is a plus
  • Proficient knowledge of QuickBooks and Excel
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Commitment to exceptional client service
  • Flexible, self‐starter whose personal values match JO’s Core values (Respect, Integrity, Teamwork & Excellence)

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

To be considered please submit your resume with a cover letter to