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General Accountant

Eurofins Lancaster Full-Time
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Eurofins NSC US, the national service center serving the US entities of Eurofins, is searching for a General Accountant in Lancaster, PA.

General Accountant responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :

• Prepare general ledger entries and associated documentation

• Reconcile general ledger accounts and prepare and analyze financial data. Update and maintain general ledger chart of accounts.

• Assist with the maintenance of fixed assets and depreciation schedules on accounting software.

• Coordinate mid-year review and year-end audit work paper requests from independent auditors during fieldwork.

• Support the accounting team through month-end reporting.

• Participate in a wide variety of special projects and compile a variety of special reports.

• Operate a personal computer in an efficient and accurate manner with the company provided software programs that include Great Plains Accounting, Infor/Lawson, Word, Excel, and others.

• Work with both inside and outside auditors in a professional manner.

• Recommend more accurate and efficient procedures for all accounting department functions.

• Ensure that confidentiality regarding employees, clients, or vendors is not disclosed to anyone except as authorized by corporate officials or as approved in writing by the Accounting Manager, or designate.

• Other duties as assigned.

The ideal candidate would possess :

• Strong computer and organizational skills

• Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

• Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

• General understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) as applicable and ability to apply accounting principles, practices, and techniques.

• Ability to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and employees.

• Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

• Effective analytical and problem-solving skills required.

• Microsoft Office skills required. Ability to maintain, create, and understand complex spreadsheets and database applications.

Basic Minimum Qualifications :

• Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 0-3 years related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

• Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

The position is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lancaster, Pennsylvania are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins NSC employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive cafeteria plan medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and time-off, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com .

Eurofins NSC is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

 

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Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories is one of the largest commercial contract laboratories in the world providing comprehensive laboratory services in the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and environmental sciences in both our laboratories and our client facilities. Our goal is to be the premier provider of laboratory services worldwide while delivering an outstanding service experience.

We serve clients from a diverse range of businesses and industries including Fortune 100 Industrial companies, the world’s largest pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical companies as well as virtual, small and mid-sized companies throughout the world. We also serve local and national governments.

With facilities in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Portage, Michigan; and Dungarvan, Ireland we have a global capacity of 300,000 square feet. Our state-of-the-art facilities coupled with the highest level of instrument technology allow us to handle projects of virtually any scope and size.

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