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Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)
Under general direction, the Staff Accountant will perform a variety of complex accounting duties and tasks in support of the Institute’s mission.
The Staff Accountant will be responsible ensuring the accuracy, timeliness and quality of all financial information. Specifically will be responsible for maintaining financial reports, records, and general ledger accounts, reviewing and preparing financial reports, assisting with audits and budgeting processes, reconciling and explaining GL accounts balances, completing bank reconciliations; preparing, reviewing and completing journal entries; assisting with all general ledger activities; assisting with month-end and year-end closing and reporting; assisting with filing a variety of tax returns and corporate reports; complete review of daily cash activities; contribute to the preparation for annual financial audits, including maintaining documentation for accounts payable, purchasing, and treasury and conducting internal audits; and performing all other related accounting duties as required or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in accounting and a minimum of 2-3 years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.
Must have a demonstrated understanding of fundamental professional standards and practices utilizing GAAP and various IRS publications. Must have a demonstrated understanding of fixed asset accounting systems as well as general ledger reconciliation and analysis. Must have the ability to analyze data and perform adjustments on findings. Working knowledge of GAAP. Strong numeracy and analytical skills. Highly organized and detail-oriented.
Requires professional-level computer skills and very advanced experience with Excel, as well as the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed. Costpoint experience preferred.
Must have superior professional-level written and verbal communication skills; a high degree of professionalism and excellent problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability in managing a wide variety of complex tasks and projects simultaneously while meeting multiple deadlines is required. Must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team as well as the ability to maintain confidential information.
Salary commensurate with experience
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