Caliper Employment Opportunities

Now is the time to join Caliper in building a better tomorrow. If you thrive on being challenged and using your expertise to imagine, innovate and explore, then Caliper Corporation in Newton MA, is the place for you! Here, the best and brightest experts in transportation planning, traffic simulation, and GIS/mapping create cutting-edge software to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Realize your potential today. Join us and you’ll find endless learning opportunities, a culture committed to driving innovation, and a friendly and respectful work environment.

We’re looking for the most talented people to join us at our Boston area headquarters. Interested in joining our team? We're hiring for the specific positions below and we are always looking for staff with skills and experience in one or more of the following roles: Software (GIS) Support, Software (GIS) Sales/Marketing, Technical Documentation Writer (GIS Software), Demographer/Statistician, Database Developer.

About Caliper Corporation

Caliper is a privately held corporation and is a leading developer of mapping, redistricting, transportation, traffic simulation, and GIS software. Caliper is the creator of TransCAD Transportation Planning Software, TransModeler Traffic Simulation Software, and Maptitude Geographic Information System Software packages. Caliper is also a highly regarded consulting and R&D provider offering professional services in quantitative management consulting, transportation, and decision support systems.

CaliperCaliper's software applications are being used by more than 100,000 users around the globe and are making businesses and governments Calipermore efficient and effective. Founded in 1983, Caliper is recognized worldwide as a leader and innovator in the development of transportation analysis and GIS software.

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Corporate Accountant

Full-time position at our headquarters: 1172 Beacon Street, Newton MA 02461 USA

Description:

Reporting to the Director of Finance and Accounting/Controller, the corporate accountant will become an integral part of Caliper Corporation’s team. The specialist will manage annual support and SAAS subscriptions for all major product lines. This is a highly independent and visible role requiring interactions with outside customer and senior management and creative thinking.

Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in Accounting or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of applicable accounting experience, preferably on a CPA track
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a "Can Do" attitude and ability to work independently
  • Advance Excel skills required, experience with QuickBooks Enterprise and FileCenter a plus
  • Positive attitude with ability to multi-task, effectively adapt and meet Caliper’s needs
  • Understanding of US GAAP, including ASC 606, accounting principles with respect to Software, SaaS, and Professional Services revenue recognition

Responsibilities:

  • Lead revenue operations and invoice entry into QuickBooks.
  • Ensure compliance with PCI requirements.
  • Assist with ASC 606 subject matter issues and maintenance of selling price calculations.
  • Assist with proper recognition in accordance with IRS, GAAP, and the Company's accounting policies.
  • Help evaluate current revenue processes, accounting, systems and procedures to identify areas for additional efficiencies.
  • Collaborate with project manager on forecasting monthly software consulting projections.
  • Act as the point person managing annual support and SAAS subscriptions for all major product lines.
  • Own, manage, and drive support and SAAS sales cycle.
  • Devise new strategies to reduce churn and foster relationships with customers.
  • Independently navigate customer specific needs for support renewals.
  • Process software update block updates as needed.
  • Assist sales staff by producing sales quotes.
  • Resolve customer billing issues and ensure timely collection of invoice payments.
  • Oversee electronic record storage and retention for finance department.
  • Act as back up when administrators are out.
  • Investigate accounting and tax issues as needed.
  • Prepare ad hoc reports as needed.

Benefits

  • Great compensation
  • Bonus eligible
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • 15 vacation days, 10 sick days, and 10 holidays
  • CPA exam fee reimbursement

Caliper Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to finance@caliper.com.

Must be authorized to work in the USA

Posted: 2019-11-25