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Senior Accountant

Westford, MA 01886, USA Req #1012
Friday, May 26, 2023

Cynosure is well positioned competitively to lead and transform the medical aesthetics industry.  We are guided by our belief that this is a purpose-driven business, which improves patient’s lives and improves practitioner’s livelihoods.


  • We are passionate about driving a healthy and growing medical aesthetics industry with leading-edge marketing which inspires consumers to engage in medical aesthetics.
  • We are the leader in science-based technology which elevates the standard of care for consumers.
  • We are relentlessly focused on being the undisputed innovation leader, addressing the growing demand for consumer treatments across all demographics.
  • We are committed to building and strengthening our unmatched global footprint, with direct employees on five continents and in 15 countries and growing, and distributor partners serving over 130 countries.
  • We put our people first and believe personal development drives business development.
  • We love our customers and strive give them the leading-edge technology, service, marketing support and clinical education to improve their patient’s outcomes and to improve their livelihoods.


At Cynosure, we look for people who make an impact and encourage everyone to lead, create, and add value. In turn, we invest in our team to grow people’s careers and build upon our high-performance and culture-oriented organization. We work together as one team, winning together.

As we grow our global team, there is no better time to join us. As a market leader in medical aesthetics, Cynosure has over 25 years developing, manufacturing, and marketing products for dermatologists, plastic surgeons, medical spas, and healthcare practitioners. With the aesthetic industry’s most comprehensive product portfolio, our offerings span several categories including skin revitalization, body contouring, hair removal, and women’s health.  

Our mission is to set Cynosure customers up for success shaping future leaders of the aesthetics industry and helping everyone who uses our technologies discover their version of beautiful.

Learn more about us by following our LinkedIn and Instagram sites and please visit us at

Job Summary

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to participate on a collaborative team that supports the Corporate Accounting department in its mission to ensure that Cynosure’s financial reporting is timely, accurate and reliable. The position reports to the North America Controller and will be based out of Cynosure’s corporate headquarters (Westford, MA).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure revenue recognition is performed in accordance with ASC 606. This includes review of deals with standard as well as non-standard terms and escalating any potential risk issues to senior management for additional review.
  • Preparing and posting various monthly intercompany transactions and entries, as well as performing the Intercompany account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Reconciliation of various account balances.
  • Assist month-end/year-end close.
  • Support Internal Audit function as needed.
  • Interact with professionals at Corporate and across the Company's subsidiaries.
  • Develop a broad set of technical accounting skills through the research and analysis of technical accounting issues.
  • Assist with the external reporting processes to comply with all applicable rules and standards.
  • Support the implementation of new accounting pronouncements.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as assigned.
  • Interact with external auditors related to annual financial audit and quarterly reviews.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, challenging environment that requires managing multiple projects/tasks of different priority to management.
  • Support the company’s continued implementation and ongoing monitoring of internal controls over financial reporting.
  • Monitor and ensure both compliance with and documentation of compliance with Cynosure’s policies and procedures as outlined in various Company policies, including the Global Approval Authority Matrix and other mandatory policies pursuant to one’s job description.
  • Embody and deliver the “Exceptional Everyday”



Bachelor’s degree required

Specific Area of Study: BS in Accounting or Finance and a CPA certification a plus

5 to 8 years relevant experience

Specific Related Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience preferably in a manufacturing environment. Experience with public company accounting/financial reporting matters through either public accounting experience or industry experience. Experience with revenue recognition guidance preferred


  • Ability to work independently
  • Well organized
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong Excel and Power Point skills
  • Experience in SAP
  • Sound analytical, problem identification, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to be innovative and use critical and strategic thinking.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.
  • Ability to flexibly work and learn in a fast-paced, changing, team environment.
  • Proficiency relative to PC-based software applications.

Cynosure is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran

Other details

  • Job Family Accounting
  • Job Function General Accounting
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Min Hiring Rate $52,700.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $81,100.00
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
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  • Westford, MA 01886, USA