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Accounting Analyst - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 07 April 2017

Project Description



Responsible for maintaining monthly close system to ensure data integrity and compliance.  Assist with monthly G/L closing and balance sheet account reconciliation 
Maintain global close process tool which houses all journal entries, close tasks and reconciliations
Prepare and distribute KPIs and provide analytics to effectively measure the performance of the Finance function
Prepare transactions for tax filings, including sales & use tax, property tax, gross receipts taxes, business license, and registration. 
Maintain documentation in accordance with SOX control requirements.
Assist with Fixed asset accounting duties including fixed asset packages and reconciliation.
Prepare and distribute weekly cash reporting.
Provide internal and external auditors with requested documentation.  
.Provide monthly close system training to end users.
Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
Administer financial control tasks and procedures.
Ensure accounting policies are being followed.
Provide internal and external auditors with requested documentation.
Perform other related duties as required.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Accountingor related discipline.
Experience 1-2 years related experience and /or training (Life Science or Biotech preferred).  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Certification:  None
Other: Strong analytical and organizational skills.  Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPointand ability to learn and become proficient with various software systems (SAP, Blackline, Vertex) 
Must regularly operate a computer and occasionally operate other office productivity machinery such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. 
Must regularly communicate with employees/customers; must be able to exchange accurate information.
Must occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc
General office working conditions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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