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Principal Accountant (Part-time)

Job ID: BH386330

Category: Accounting Manager, Account Representative, Accounting and Finance

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Accounting Supervisor
3 Months

Job Location: Marlborough, MA (Hybrid combination of onsite and Remote work, can work this out upon orientation and training)

Hours: Part Time – 20 hours/week – Flexible, can complete hours during business hours (can do some hours as early morning or after business hours as well and day of the week)

Company Information: Large Biotechnology company enables scientists, researchers and clinicians to address their most critical challenges across science and healthcare. With a mission focused on innovating for a healthier world, we deliver unique solutions to serve the diagnostics, life sciences, food and applied markets. We strategically partner with customers to enable earlier and more accurate insights supported by deep market knowledge and technical expertise. Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide is passionate about helping customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the wellbeing and longevity of people globally. The Company reported revenue of approximately 3.8 billion in 2020, serves customers in 190 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 index.
Industry: Biotechnology, Diagnostics
Company Size: 7,000+

Interview Process: 2 Rounds, Virtual and In Person

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 4+ years experience with general ledger software and processing financial transactions, including journal entries
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Blackline Systems (reconciliation software) and/or IFS ERP, a plus?

Job Summary
Directs the establishment and maintenance of corporate accounting principles, practices and procedures for the maintenance of fiscal records and preparation of financial reports. Develops and maintains planning and budgeting systems. Analyzes and interprets trends and operating results in terms of costs, budgets policies and profit opportunities. Presents findings and makes recommendations to executives. Establishes procedures and internal controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley initiatives.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely completion of the full-cycle accounting tasks, including fixed assets, month-end/year-end closing activities, analysis and reporting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Review journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations prepared by the Accountants
• Preparation and posting of monthly journal entries to the general ledger, including those for fixed assets, prepaid expenses, and cost center allocations
• Reconcile month-end balance sheet accounts, including fixed assets, prepaid expenses, accrued expenses, and accounts receivable
• Prepare detailed revenue reconciliations and reports
• Prepare clinical trial accruals, working closely with the clinical team
• Perform monthly close tasks including financial analysis, completion of check lists, reconciliations, and assist with internal and external audits
• Monitor accrued expenses
• Process bi-weekly payroll payments and ensure compliance with the applicable federal and state laws and SOX control requirements
• Perform and document controls in accordance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
• Review sales invoices and sales receipts
• File sales and use tax returns
• Evaluate internal processes and make suggestions for continuous improvement
• Special projects, as needed

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described within the Essential Functions section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be regularly required to be independently mobile. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee will also be required to interact with a computer, and to communicate with peers and co-workers.
 

Requirements:Accounting Supervisor
3 Months

Job Location: Marlborough, MA (Hybrid combination of onsite and Remote work, can work this out upon orientation and training)

Hours: Part Time - 20 hours/week - Flexible, can complete hours during business hours (can do some hours as early morning or after business hours as well and day of the week)

Company Information: Large Biotechnology company enables scientists, researchers and clinicians to address their most critical challenges across science and healthcare. With a mission focused on innovating for a healthier world, we deliver unique solutions to serve the diagnostics, life sciences, food and applied markets. We strategically partner with customers to enable earlier and more accurate insights supported by deep market knowledge and technical expertise. Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide is passionate about helping customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the wellbeing and longevity of people globally. The Company reported revenue of approximately 3.8 billion in 2020, serves customers in 190 countries, and is a component of the S&P 500 index.
Industry: Biotechnology, Diagnostics
Company Size: 7,000+

Interview Process: 2 Rounds, Virtual and In Person

Must Haves:
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting or Business Administration
  • 4+ years experience with general ledger software and processing financial transactions, including journal entries
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
Preferred:
  • Knowledge of Blackline Systems (reconciliation software) and/or IFS ERP, a plus?
Job Summary
Directs the establishment and maintenance of corporate accounting principles, practices and procedures for the maintenance of fiscal records and preparation of financial reports. Develops and maintains planning and budgeting systems. Analyzes and interprets trends and operating results in terms of costs, budgets policies and profit opportunities. Presents findings and makes recommendations to executives. Establishes procedures and internal controls to ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley initiatives.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Accounting Supervisor will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely completion of the full-cycle accounting tasks, including fixed assets, month-end/year-end closing activities, analysis and reporting.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Review journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations prepared by the Accountants
• Preparation and posting of monthly journal entries to the general ledger, including those for fixed assets, prepaid expenses, and cost center allocations
• Reconcile month-end balance sheet accounts, including fixed assets, prepaid expenses, accrued expenses, and accounts receivable
• Prepare detailed revenue reconciliations and reports
• Prepare clinical trial accruals, working closely with the clinical team
• Perform monthly close tasks including financial analysis, completion of check lists, reconciliations, and assist with internal and external audits
• Monitor accrued expenses
• Process bi-weekly payroll payments and ensure compliance with the applicable federal and state laws and SOX control requirements
• Perform and document controls in accordance with the requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002
• Review sales invoices and sales receipts
• File sales and use tax returns
• Evaluate internal processes and make suggestions for continuous improvement
• Special projects, as needed

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described within the Essential Functions section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be regularly required to be independently mobile. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee will also be required to interact with a computer, and to communicate with peers and co-workers.
 

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: Marlborough, Massachusetts