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Ahead LLC Senior Accountant in New Bedford, Massachusetts

Ahead, LLC is looking for a Senior Accountant. We are a full-service headwear, apparel, and accessory business. We offer a relaxed work environment, paid time off, 401(k) with matching employer contributions, great benefits, and opportunities for growth! Pay is based on experience.

The Senior Accountant is primarily responsible for all accounting matters related to a secondary company which is a division of Ahead. This includes financial reporting, month-end close, account reconciliations, daily cash reconciliation, and AP/AR processing. Additional responsibilities include the bi-weekly payroll & commission processing in ADP and providing accounting support for Ahead. The candidate should be highly analytical with strength in Excel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Month-end closing for Tournament Solutions division

  • Daily cash reconciliation and processing of Tournament Solutions financial activity

  • Assist with the development of the secondary companies annual budget and quarterly forecast

  • Accurately process bi-weekly payroll using ADP Workforce Now

  • Preparation of bi-weekly payroll journal entries

  • Monthly balance sheet account reconciliations

  • Accurately prepare and process monthly commissions.

  • Assist with the royalty reporting

  • Assist with year-end audit

  • Additional duties as assigned

    Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting

  • Knowledge of GAAP core accounting principles

  • Experience with QuickBooks and Great Plains preferred

  • Experience with ADP WorkForce Now preferred


  • Aptitude for identifying & implementing process improvements

  • Ability to work independently with accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality is mandatory

  • Strong analytical, communication & interpersonal skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must possess initiative, energy and drive

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically in Excel

    Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

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