• 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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