Accountant

Bio-techne
Job Description

By joining the Bio-Techne team you will have an impact on future cutting-edge research. Bio-Techne, and all of its brands, provides tools for researchers in Life Sciences and Clinical Diagnostics.

Position Summary:

Perform accounting transactions accurately through timely preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, research requiring the application of accounting principles and practices. This position:

  • Will work under general supervision of the Minneapolis Accounting Manager to do basic to moderately complex accounting activities
  • Assists in ensuring accounting transactions are executed in accordance with established standards of internal control and in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
  • Applies knowledge of principles, practices and procedures to the completion of accounting assignments

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participates in the month end close by preparing journal entries and accruals; estimating amount to accrue, defer, reverse or change based upon historical data and knowledge of business
  • Reconciles account balances for assigned accounts and prepares supporting documentation
  • Perform various Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable functions
  • Assists with the preparation of state sales tax filings
  • Calculates royalties and rebates for a set of assigned accounts and prepares supporting documentation for review
  • Researches discrepancies and issues working with other team members to resolve
  • Gathers support for interim, SOX, and year end audit requests
  • Act as back up for other accounting staff to ensure proper staffing needs are met and to enable achievement of staff department goals
  • Other responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with 0-2 years of relevant accounting experience (can be internships or part-time jobs) Required
  • OR an Associate's degree in Accounting with 2-4 years of relevant accounting experience or a combination of education and relevant experience providing equivalent knowledge.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel (experience with formulas, pivot tables, multi-faceted Excel spreadsheets, etc.) and have a strong numeric aptitude.
  • Must be able to work in a fast pace environment, be detailed orientated, and possess good communications and problem-solving skills.

 

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