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Staff Accountant

  • Location Billerica, MA
  • Category Finance / Accounting
  • Date Posted 06/22/2022
  • Type Direct Hire
  • Commitment Full-time/Flex
  • Job ID #4625
Manufacturer supporting biotech and pharma industries seeks staff accountant.
Company: Niche manufacturing company in biotech space.
Location: Billerica, MA. Training will take place onsite, but position will be hybrid after that.  

Rate: $75-$80K
Job Type: Direct

Schedule: Full-time
Job Description: Responsible for providing accounting support to the Controller.  Primarily responsible for updating worksheet schedules for month-end closing entries and reconciling them to the general ledger system. Responsibilities include:

  • Accounts Receivable Management – aging analysis, bad debt analysis, collections.
  • Accounts Payable Management – aging analysis, vendor adds and updates.
  • Maintain the Fixed Asset and associated depreciations schedules, insure proper recording of new purchases and disposals as well as booking depreciation and amortization.
  • Weekly metrics reporting to Management and Sales team – bookings, backlog and revenue.
  • Support sales team with monthly Commissions calculations and communications to executive management and sales team.
  • Complete monthly consolidation of sites into consolidated financial reports for P&L, balance sheet and cash flow.
  • Support accounting controls by working with Controller to maintain the chart of accounts and define and maintain accounting policies and procedures.
  • Assist with end of month, quarter and year close activities.
  • Assist with preparation of annual budget for Sales by product category.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
  • Experience in an accounting role
  • Fundamental understanding of financial accounting and GAAP
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in QuickBooks
  • Advanced skills with MS Excel
  • Experience with WebExpense a plus
  • Experience with Avatax a plus
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage multiple priorities and switch gears easily
  • Background in analysis and analytical mindset
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    Superb attention to details
  • Proactive attitude with high sense of urgency and drive to optimize accounting and finance activities.