Accounting Specialist

Eurofins USA

Accounting Specialist

3 locations
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Technical Accounting Specialist is responsible for the following activities:

    ANNUAL FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND DISCLOSURES:

    o Draft the annual financial statements and disclosures for each US legal entities

    o Perform and document financial statement tie-out for review by external auditors

    o Prepare disclosure checklists to ensure completeness of the financial statements

    o Develop and document internal controls over the annual financial statement process

    o Drive the audit process to expedite the completion of the external audits

    ACCOUNTING STANDARD PRONOUNCEMENTS:

    o Review new accounting standards pronouncements and assess the potential impact of the changes on the business

    o Present clear and concise summaries of new accounting pronouncements to the Finance leadership team

    o Prepare accounting memorandums to document the company’s approach to comply with new pronouncements

    LEAD IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW ACCOUNTING PRONOUNCEMENTS

    · Research and document technical accounting topics as encountered

    · Assess financial impact of difference between US GAAP and IFRS

    · Coordination and implementation of new/revised Parent Company financial reporting regulations and dissemination of impact of regulations to business unit managers.

    · Assist with the transition of acquired companies to ensure compliance with US GAAP, IAS and Group accounting policies.

    · Develop detailed project plans to monitor and track progress

    · Limited travel anticipated

    · Perform other duties as assigned

  • Qualifications

    Qualifications

    BASIC MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability required.

    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE (BMQ):

    • Bachelor's degree with an accounting concentration and at least 5 years of experience

    • Preferred experience as Big 4 external auditor with CPA designation

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

      ABILITY AND/OR SKILLS (BMQ):

    • Understanding of US Generally Accepted Accounting Standards and technical aspects of US GAAP financial statement preparation.

    • Ability to communicate complex accounting issues in clear terms to non-financial personnel.

    • Demonstrated ability to efficiently research accounting guidance

    • Very accurate, highly reliable and eye for detail

    • Ability to work in an autonomous manner in a fast changing organization

    • Pragmatic, proactive, flexible and adaptable

    • Developed written and oral communication skills

    • Team player enjoying working in a small team

    • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in designated areas

    • Ability to handle multiple priorities

    • Excellent understanding of financial matters, thrifty and cost minded

    Additional Information

    Position is full-time, Monday - Friday 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Lancaster, PA are encouraged to apply.

    • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
    • Life and disability insurance
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Paid vacation and holidays

    EUROFINS IS A M/F, DISABLED, AND VETERAN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

    EUROFINS IS A M/F, DISABLED, AND VETERAN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY AND AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.

  • Locations
    Santa Barbara, CA • Lexington, KY • Hamtramck, MI