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Science

Science

Accounting & Finance
North Carolina, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Science is developing technologies for a range of serious unmet medical needs. We are unafraid to take difficult technical risks, secure in the knowledge that with a clear understanding of what we are doing and with support from powerful modern tools, more progress is possible than might be immediately obvious. Regardless of role or team, the two most important factors we look for in a candidate are evidence of exceptional ability and the addition of positive energy to the group. As a small, early stage team in a largely unstructured environment, the ability to independently orient yourself to the problems that need to be solved and then follow through is essential.

We are seeking a diligent and detail-oriented Accountant to join our Finance team. This individual would be responsible for assisting with various accounting functions, including financial reporting, analysis, reconciliation, and tax preparation. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, excellent analytical skills, and the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Role responsibilities:

  • Prepare and maintain various reports in a timely manner for department and management use.
  • Review financial information and develop spreadsheets to analyze data.
  • Maintain general ledgers and ensure data integrity
  • Conduct monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Process accounts payable ​​transactions efficiently and accurately.
  • Process accounts receivable transactions, including invoicing and collections.
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data.
  • Protect the organization's value by maintaining confidentiality of financial information
  • Perform month-end close of assigned entities.
  • Prepare 1099s, sales tax returns, business tax returns, and tax work papers

Key qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or 2+ years of experience
  • Intermediate or Advanced Excel Skills (experience with pivot tables and advanced formulas a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with general ledgers and accounts payable
  • Experience with Sage Intacct and Airbase a plus

Benefits:

At Science, our benefits are in place to support the whole you:

  • Competitive salary and equity
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Flexible vacation and company-paid holidays
  • Healthy meals and snacks provided
  • Paid parental, jury duty, bereavement, family care and medical leave
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, subsidized by Science
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)

Science Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where contributions are valued and celebrated, and our employees thrive by being themselves and are inspired to do their best work.

We seek applicants of all backgrounds and identities, across race, color, ethnicity, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or parental status, or disability. Applicants will not be discriminated against based on these or other protected categories or social identities. Science will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.