Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, an independent not-for-profit research organization, is seeking an Entry-level Accountant who will be responsible for various accounting and budgetary functions to join our team.
The successful candidate must be well organized, with attention to detail, and exceptional interpersonal skills. The candidate must have a dedication to meet deadlines. This person will report to the Comptroller and work closely with all departments within the organization to gather and report financial information.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Bank reconciliations - Credit card account reconciliations - Tracking company income and expense budgets - Preparing monthly account reconciliations - Preparing monthly journal entries - Preparing monthly departmental reports - Assisting in month-end close - Assisting with preparation of quarterly and year-end financial statements - Assisting with internal and external financial analysis and reporting - Assisting with the year-end audit and annual report
Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required.
Experience: 1-3 years accounting/auditing experience. Work within a not-for-profit is a plus.
Knowledge: Crystal Reports and Lawson Software knowledge is preferred. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.
Please apply for this this position via the CSHL website: http://cshl.peopleadmin.com/postings/16539
Position Number 01440-A
For more information about CSHL, please visit: https://www.cshl.edu
Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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Internal Number: 01440-A
About Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Since 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has been a global leader in research and education. The international scientific community at CSHL provides a unique and stimulating atmosphere for doctoral research?an environment where students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty work side-by-side. The Watson School of Biological Sciences (WSBS) was founded on the belief that with well thought-out mechanisms, enthusiastic involvement of faculty, and highly motivated students, an innovative curriculum could be provided that would allow students to earn a doctoral degree in a shorter time than in traditional programs without compromising the quality of their training. The curriculum is designed to train students to become scholars and independent thinkers.