Accountant

Recruiter
Battelle Memorial Institute
Location
Columbus
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
23 Oct 2019
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

JOB SUMMARY

Performs general accounting tasks such as examining financial statements for completeness, internal accuracy, and conformance with uniform accounting classifications, or other specific accounting requirements, reconciling reports and financial data with financial statements already on file and pointing out apparent inconsistencies or errors.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Perform assigned general ledger reconciliations, analyze and research outstanding items.
  • Assist with the financial close process, including preparing and recording journal entries for assigned entity/entities.
  • Assist with monthly financial statement variance analysis for assigned entity/entities.
  • Review and ensure compliance with applicable internal controls.
  • Work with various areas within the organization to ensure transactions are reflected accurately and timely.
  • Assist with research of technical issues.
  • Ensures accounting procedures are within Battelle guidelines, federal, state, local laws, and acceptable accounting standards.
  • Prepares and submits government and internal reports in accordance with varying agency regulations (GAAP and/or FAR).
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED
  • Bachelors degree in Accounting or Finance with a minimum of 2 years of related experience, or equivalent experience and education.
  • THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED:
  • CPA
  • Public Accounting experience
  • LEGAL DISCLAIMER

    The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.

    BENEFITS Battelle's competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family. Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran–status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle. For more information about our other openings, please visit

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