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Wellington Management Company, LLP
Boston, USA
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About Us

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 60 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.

About the Role

This Accountant position will be a key member of the Global Accounting team within Wellington's Finance department. This individual is responsible for accounting duties related to the monthly close for Wellington's legal entities, as well as internal and external financial reporting requirements and financial analysis. The ideal candidate will be willing to learn quickly to make an impact and take on increasing responsibilities within the group.
The key responsibilities of this position will include:
  • Journal entry preparation, account reconciliation, and internal reporting for Wellington's legal entities - with a focus on compensation related areas
  • Collaboration with Global Payroll team to ensure accurate and complete accounting across multinational locations
  • Analysis of compensation expense accounts, monthly financial results and related reporting to management
  • Preparation of filings and surveys for regulatory agencies with adherence to strict deadlines
  • External audit support including audit work papers and responding to auditor inquiries
  • Maintenance of procedure documentation
  • Identifying operational efficiencies and improvements to processes and systems
  • Ad-hoc analysis and reporting
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting and/or previous experience in an accounting setting required
  • 1-3 years' experience, preferably in accounting role (compensation accounting experience a plus)
  • Analytical and technical aptitude with strong attention to detail
  • Strong Excel and system skills preferred, Workday experience a plus
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines
  • Strong communication skills, interacting and collaborating with cross functional teams; team player
  • Maturity due to confidential nature of responsibilities
  • Motivation, enthusiasm and initiative are highly valued attributes of Wellington finance professionals
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? That's ok. If you believe that you could excel in this role, we encourage you to apply and welcome a chance to review your background. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a diversified workforce and considering a broad array of candidates with a variety of skill, workplace experiences, and backgrounds.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wellington Management ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal 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 .

At Wellington Management, our approach to compensation is designed to help us attract, inspire and retain the best talent in our industry.We strive to pay employees fairly and competitively across all levels and roles. Our approach to compensation considers all aspects of total compensation; all employees are eligible to receive salary, variable compensation, and benefits. The base salary range for this position is:
USD 65,000 - 150,000
This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; role; skills and experience; certifications; and education. This range is an estimate, and further details on salary and total compensation aspects will be shared with candidates during the recruitment process.

Base salary is only one component of Wellington's total compensation approach. Other rewards may include a discretionary Corporate Bonus and/ or Incentives, if eligible. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and high value benefit package to meet the unique needs of our employees and their families, and we are committed to fostering a flexible work environment that enables employees to thrive personally and professionally. Examples of our benefits include retirement plan, health and wellbeing, dental, vision, and pharmacy coverage, health savings account, flexible spending accounts and commuter program, employee assistance program, life and disability insurance, adoption assistance, back-up childcare, tuition/CFA reimbursement and paid time off (leave of absence, paid holidays, volunteer, sick and vacation time)

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