Senior Accountant

Intrexon Corporation

www.dna.com

Name
Kristy Bucciero

Email
kbucciero@intrexon.com

Job Description

We are seeking a motivated Senior Accountant to support the Director, Finance & Accounting, with day to day accounting tasks, account analysis, and period end closing activities. This position will assume ownership of a wide range of responsibilities, including but not limited to, fixed asset accounting and database management, inter-company accounting, disbursements review and administrative functions in support of internal reporting requirements. Additionally, the Senior Accountant will support financial closing activities and perform other duties as assigned.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review all inter-company transactions and generate invoices as necessary.
  • Record fixed asset acquisitions and dispositions in the fixed asset software system and prepare journal entries to correct and reconcile fixed asset ledger accounts as needed.
  • Prepare complex excel spreadsheets to track, analyze and report financial information in a meaningful way.
  • Assist in monthly close procedures, including preparing and recording necessary journal entries in Accounting software as well as preparing complex account reconciliations.
  • Perform reconciliations, analysis, and reporting related to assigned accounts.
  • Assist in annual external audit including preparation of audit schedules, audited financial statements, footnote disclosures.
  • Assist in performing periodic internal audits of selected internal procedures and data and analyze the results.
  • Prepare and process accounts receivable invoices and payments received.
  • Assist in the development and documentation of accounting processes and procedures.
  • Assist in preparation of supporting schedules related to quarter-end and year-end reporting requirements.
  • Serves as backup for other accounting functions and other duties as assigned.
  • Understand daily activities of the department and provide assistance when needed to ensure daily and period goals/deadlines are met.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting/Finance/Business.
  • At least five (5) years of experience in the accounting field.
  • Thorough understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), industry accepted methodology and applications.
  • Strong analytical and accounting skills.
  • Advanced experience with MS Excel, with extensive knowledge of lookups and pivot tables required.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge or major accounting software packages for general ledger. MS Dynamics SL preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with MS Access, MS Word, MS Outlook, and Management Reporter or similar programs.
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks with high level of difficulty.
  • The individual will be expected to work with minimal up-front guidance and take ownership of his/her work product, paying close attention to detail and accuracy.

DESIRED KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a vast number of departments to obtain information concerning purchase orders, receiving and other expenses.
  • Intricate knowledge of MS Excel and ability to use advanced Excel formulas.
  • Ability to efficiently manage tasks and adjust rapidly to changing environmental priorities.
  • Demonstrate the highest ethical standards and trustworthiness.
  • Ability to achieve in a milestone-driven, rapidly changing environment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently on various types of tasks.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in various situations.
  • Ability to cross-train and independently on various types of tasks.

EOE MFDV

 

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