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Accountant I - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 11 September 2017

Project Description



Responsible for monthly G/L closing, including preparation of journal entries, reviewing balance sheet and income statement accounts and financial reporting with a basic level of complexity in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Company policies.


  • Prepare monthly journal entries.
  • Prepare basic monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Analyze operating expenses.
  • Administer financial control tasks and procedures.
  • Assist with review of SEC reporting documents.
  • Ensure accounting policies are being followed.
  • Provide internal and external auditors with requested documentation.
  • Understand and comply with Sarbanes-Oxley controls.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  • Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting (preferred) or related discipline.
  • Experience:  0 to 2 years experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification:  CPA a plus.
  • Other:  Excellent spreadsheet skills required. SAP experience a plus. Good communications skills required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet