Accountant

BioPhase Solutions specializes in recruiting top talented professionals for Southern California's Scientific community. We are currently looking for an Accountant to work for a leading Orange County Area biotechnology company.


Accountant

Summary:
This is a contract opportunity, approximately 6-9+ months. Pay Rate: $35-37/hour
 
Responsibilities:
  • Applies fundamental accounting theories and concepts to support the business unit Cost Accounting functions.
  • Assist managers in translating cost data into useful information.
  • Monitor and reconcile inventory reserves and obsolescence. Assist Operations to minimize inventory risk and
  • reserve requirements.
  • Prepare for and participate in internal and external audits.
  • Support the business unit during ERP upgrades and transitions.
  • Assists in month-end closing, prepares journal entries as necessary, and performs balance sheet and expense
  • analysis.
  • Performs other month end close and reporting duties, including: accruals, journal entries, and budget to actual
  • overhead analysis.
  • Analyzes cost accounting data and assists with cycle count/physical inventories.
  • Reviews and analyzes inventory and variance reports, conducts research and performs analytical studies.
  • Assists in preparation and analysis of monthly financial statements and weekly/monthly management reporting
  • packages.
  • Assists in special projects as requested.
  • Prepares weekly and monthly schedules for management.

Requirements:
  • 5+ years accounting experience.
  • 5+ years of Cost Accounting experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Word, and Access.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to drive business improving processes and performance.
  • Ability to work independently; self-motivated; high bias for action.
  • Strong team-building skills and the proven ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Strong track record of accurate and timely financial accounting.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Location: Orange County
  • Type: Contract
  • Job ID: GL4045241116