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Senior Accountant - United States  

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Posted on : 19 May 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 moderate to high level of complexity in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Company policies.  Oversees and reviews the accounting process for specified accounts and/or lower level personnel.

Prepare monthly journal entries requiring calculations of a moderate to high level of difficulty.
Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations with a moderate to high level of complexity.
Analyze operating and non-operating expenses.
Apply knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and Company policies to solve moderate to complex problems.
Coordinate and oversee assigned accounting processes.
Assist with journal entry and reconciliation review processes.
Plans and conducts complex cost analysis.
Analyzes complex financial data and extracts relevant information; interprets data for purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability.
Provide and interpret financial information for managers to make economic or business decisions.
Assist with preparation and review of SEC reporting documents.
Ensure accounting policies are being followed.
Assist with the implementation and design of accounting and financial planning systems.
Provide internal and external auditors with requested documentation.
Understand and comply with Sarbanes-Oxley controls.
Prepare statutory reports.
Mentor, train and provide work direction to staff as needed.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting (preferred) or related discipline.
Experience:  Five or more years related experience and/or training.
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 and BPC experience a plus. Good communications skills required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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