Sr Staff Accountant

At Sunrise we’re working on groundbreaking, life-changing medical devices and we are in
search of a Senior Staff Accountant who will report to the CFO. You will oversee all of our accounting operations and will work closely with our Operations team to support our Engineering Project managers and the Management team.

Responsible for and performing the day-to-day activities of the accounting department including:

  • Ensuring that our general ledger is accurate and GAAP compliant and producing accurate and timely financial statements
  • Preparing monthly and annual financial close processes; ensuring accuracy of journal entries, performing account balance reconciliations, identifying and correcting errors and preparing financial statements
  • Providing direction and support to a part time Accounting specialist
  • Recommending, implementing, and maintaining appropriate internal controls, policies, and procedures to ensure the accuracy of corporate financial data
  • Leading A/P, A/P and Customer Billing processes
  • Coordinate Annual Budget cycle

Payroll, Compliance, and Auditing:

  • Responsible for processing bi-weekly payroll
  • Reconciling  payroll journal entries, budgets and P&L
  • Leading our annual external audit support efforts and working closely with our auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
  • Working with our R&D tax credit consultants to prepare supporting documentation for R&D tax credit applications

Project Financial Management support:

  • A significant part of the position involves meticulously tracking all financial transactions associated with each of our projects, including purchase orders, change orders, invoices, project expenditures, WIP, and more
  • Producing ad-hoc project financial reports that clearly present information to our project managers and clients. Knowing how to present information so that it can be clearly understood is essential

Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A):

  • Support CFO with budgets and forecasts, variance analyses, long-term planning, risk/opportunity assessments, and periodic/ad hoc reporting
  • Drive monthly forecasting process – providing management with key analytics and metrics
  • Identify areas for revenue opportunities and cost improvements


We’re looking for:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and 5+ years’ experience with progressively responsible financial roles focused on accounting, financial analysis, and reporting. 2+ years of managerial experience
  • Proven knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • A self-starter who is highly flexible, with good time management skills and will meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Strong aptitude for learning and working with accounting/ERP software programs, financial systems and databases
  • A creative problem solver that can continually improve our processes to automate manual data entry and move away from paper-driven processes to virtual and cloud-based processes
  • Advanced, strong proficiency with Excel, and especially pivot tables and database queries such as Vlookups, is essential to the position, as well as the ability to work with very large data sets
  • Working knowledge of federal and state tax and compliance requirements and regulations
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining a high sense of confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and a passion for accuracy

Qualities we seek:

  • Your co-workers respect and admire you for your attention to detail
  • You are obsessed with making sure numbers tie
  • You have experience automating manual data entry processes that are prone to human error
  • You are skilled at designing procedures that ensure the accuracy of your team’s reports
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy change, and are stress-resilient

You’ll stand out with:

  • Experience working with time and materials billing
  • Experience in Unanet (ERP) or other time-tracking and/or database software
  • Experience querying large databases (e.g. SQL)
  • College coursework focused on relational databases

We’re in southern New Hampshire where the mountains, lakes, and oceans are our playground, and Boston is just down the road. We offer great benefits and competitive salaries based on experience. We encourage you to send your resume and cover letter to Suman Resources at:

We do not accept resumes from staffing agencies or search firms unless a valid search agreement is in place with the agency for a specific position.

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