Staff Accountant

Finance Department

Job Summary:

Candidate is responsible contributing to all activities of the General Accounting and Financial Reporting functions of the company including the financial close process, internal and external reporting, drafting consolidated financial statements and footnotes, performing technical accounting research, A/R, A/P, general ledger, tax, cash management and risk management.

The candidate is also responsible for contributing towards a SOX compliant system of internal controls and processes that will ensure that company assets are adequately safeguarded and that all financial reporting is prepared on a timely basis in compliance with US GAAP.

Specific Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Various aspects of G/L accounting including preparation/processing journal entries as well as reconciling accounts.
  • Maintenance of accounting schedules, as assigned
  • Reconciles Bank accounts, prepaids and other accounts on a timely basis
  • Prepare all disbursements
  • Vendor setup, as needed
  • Assist with annual audit
  • Expense report auditing
  • Expense report entry into AP, if needed
  • Assist with accounts payable matching and posting, if needed
  • AP Aging Analysis
  • Other general accounting and finance duties as requested
  • Special projects

The above description outlines the most common job duties; however, it does not exclude other potential work assignments.

Education or Formal Training Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Range of 2-4 years (Minimum of 2 years) accounting experience required.

Qualifications Required(knowledge, skills, abilities, initiative, judgment, etc.)

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to reconcile key accounts balances
  • Ability to perform variance analysis of key accounts and document accordingly
  • Ability to prepare journal entries, and maintain appropriate supporting documentation
  • Assist with the year-end audit, including i) responding to audit inquiries, ii) providing audit documentation, iii) preparing key analysis to support Company’s position
  • Computer literate with knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Working knowledge of SAP preferable.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Ability to analyze and resolve work problems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in all matters of financial data.
  • Must be able to make objective decisions and use judgment in non-routine situations.
  • Must be able to work effectively with cross-functional teams, including customer service, logistics, and FP&A
  • Experience working in a medical device/life sciences environment helpful but not required.
  • Two recent references required.

Work Conditions / Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully preform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made when requested by the employee to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires the incumbent to regularly utilize written and verbal communication skills, including active listening and speaking clearly and concisely.

  • This position requires the incumbent to experience periods of prolonged sitting and to occasionally stand, walk, carry items, climb, reach, and lift up to 20 lbs.
  • This position requires the incumbent to operate office equipment such as telephones, computers, fax machines, copiers, and to grasp objects utilizing manual dexterity including hand/finger coordination.

Benefits/Compensation (including but not limited to):

Medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 401k matching, long term disability, potential target bonus, paid time off.

Travel Requirement: None

Salary Range: 70-80k/year

We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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