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General Accountant

Eurofins • Des Moines, IA

Posted 17 days ago

Job Snapshot

Full-Time
Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical
Science

Job Description

Eurofins NSC US, the national service center serving the US entities of Eurofins, is searching for a General Accountant in Des Moines, IA.

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 Des Moines, Iowa 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.

Job ID: 15977
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