Senior Accountant

Job ID 2021-1667
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.

Preferred/Additional Qualifications

Masters of Accounting

CPA preferred

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

As Lovelace is a Federal Contractor, all applicants offered positions with the Institute are required to show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment.

Salary

Salary is commensurate with experience.

 

EEO - M/F/Veteran/Disability

 

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