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General Accounting Manager

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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Position Type: Unfixed Term
Job Function: Finance

A family-owned company, bioMérieux has grown to become a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics. For almost 60 years and across the world, we have imagined and developed innovative diagnostics solutions to improve public health. Today, our teams are spread across 44 countries and serve 160 countries with the support of a large distribution network. This includes our SLC site, formerly known as BioFire Diagnostics.


Job Summary

Works under the direction of the Director Financial Reporting to assist in producing and maintaining reconciling detailed and accurate general ledger and sub-ledgers of assigned entities.  Assist with producing accurate on time financial results and internal management reporting for decision making as assigned. Support the Senior Director, Accounting and Director Financial Reporting in creating and maintaining a robust internal control environment.  Support proper classification and closing activities related to expenses and accruals. Support monthly closing activities and reporting in corporate tools. Partner with other areas of finance and the business to ensure complete, accurate and timely recording of transactions. Review, prepare, and post general journal entries regularly.  Must possess a thorough knowledge of debits and credits and how they are transacted in an ERP system to create financial data. Assist with annual budget and forecasting activities as assigned. May assist with documenting and writing processes for business system implementations as well as internal control documentation and process documents as assigned.  Support assigned controlling activities within Finance and Business partners.

Will use NetSuite ERP to input data, generate or create reports, conduct specialized research projects and respond to inquiries. May reconcile difficult accounts. May be responsible for a complete and systematic set of transactions in a specific phase of accounting.  Will be responsible for organizing and manipulating complex datasets to produce reports necessary for decision making and accrual or other calculations. 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Maintain and ensure completeness of all deliverables necessary to support the closing schedule/checklist for US finance.
  2. Maintain and ensure completeness of all assigned GL reconciliations monthly.
  3. Assist with reviewing the P&L and Balance Sheet at period close for completeness and accuracy.
  4. Provide support to MFG Controlling and AP personnel as required.
  5. Assist with assigned controlling area expense review and related explanations and reclasses as well as monthly commentary.
  6. Assist with budget preparations and analysis as assigned.
  7. Assist with annual external and internal audit by providing source support and other explanations.
  8. Prepare and manage Prepaid accounting entries, Fixed Asset, Intercompany transactions, AP Accruals, Loans, Equity and any others as assigned.
  9. Input all intercompany reconciliation (ICR) for month-end and quarter-end.
  10. Other projects as assigned.


Training and Education

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting degree and/or relevant work related experience. 


Four to six years accounting experience required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Experience with SAP and NetSuite desired.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook; and other related business reporting tools.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Effective organization, attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines are essential.
  • Ability to problem solve and communicate with diplomacy.
  • Understanding of general accounting principles such as cut off, accruals, deferred revenue and expenses, and Accrual Accounting.

Physical Requirements

May be required to lift boxes 40lbs. or less

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BioMérieux Inc. and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Please be advised that the receipt of satisfactory responses to reference requests and the provision of satisfactory proof of an applicant’s identity and legal authorization to work in the United States are required of all new hires. Any misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission may result in the failure to receive an offer, the retraction of an offer, or if already hired, dismissal. If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in BioMérieux’s or its affiliates’ application process by contacting us via telephone at (385) 770-1132, by email at [email protected], or by dialing 711 for access to Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS).

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