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Senior Accountant

Job ID
2019-1236
Category Administrative Location : Location
 US-NM-Albuquerque Type Full-time Division Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute (LBRI)



Overview

Under general direction, the Senior Accountant will perform a variety of complex accounting duties and tasks in support of the Institute’s mission. 
 
The Senior Accountant will be responsible ensuring the accuracy, timeliness and quality of all financial information. Specifically will be responsible for completing bank reconciliations; preparing, reviewing and completing journal entries; assisting with all general ledger activities; assisting with month-end and year-end closing and reporting; assisting with filing a variety of tax returns and corporate reports; complete review of daily investment portfolio cash activities; contribute to the preparation for annual financial audits; performing cash activity postings; and performing all other related accounting duties as required or assigned.



Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance and a minimum of 3-5 years s of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and/or and experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been attained.
 
Must have a demonstrated understanding of fundamental professional standards and practices utilizing GAAP and various IRS publications. Must have a demonstrated understanding of fixed asset accounting systems as well as general ledger reconciliation and analysis. Must have the ability to analyze data and perform adjustments on findings. 
 
Requires professional-level computer skills and advanced experience with Excel, as well as the ability to learn department-specific computer systems as needed. Costpoint experience preferred. 
 
Must have superior professional-level written and verbal communication skills; a high degree of professionalism and excellent problem-solving skills. Demonstrated ability in managing a wide variety of complex tasks and projects simultaneously while meeting multiple deadlines is required. Must have the ability to work independently and as a part of a team as well as the ability to maintain confidential information.



Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience.
 
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The Lovelace Biomedical Research Institute Companies are an Equal Opportunity employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regarding to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other protected status as designated by federal, state or local law. All applicants and employees are further protected from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing or discussing the compensation of other applicants or employees. For additional information about your rights as an applicant, click here.

For assistance with our application process, including reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities to participate in the application process, please send an email to recruiting@lrri.org or call 505-348-9400.