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General Accounting Manager

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

Description

At BioFire Diagnostics, LLC. we make the world a healthier place by providing molecular solutions that lessen the time to medical results and empower healthcare professionals to make better diagnostic decisions.

We are proud to be part of the bioMérieux family and the 5,000+ team members across 12 sites and subsidiaries in North America committed to our mission to help save lives around the globe through the power of diagnostics.

Come be a part of our team and our mission as a General Accounting Manager!

Works under the direction of the Assistant Controller to assist in maintaining and reconciling detailed and accurate general ledger and sub-ledgers.  Assist with producing accurate on time financial results and internal management reporting for decision making as assigned. Support the Assistant Controller and Senior Director, Accounting 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. Analyze financial and general ledger account variances, assist with forecasting and modeling. 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.  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 SAP 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 the closing schedule/checklist for US finance.
  2. Maintain and ensure completeness of the account reconciliation checklist for US. Follow up to ensure all reconciliations are fully completed by half year and year end close.
  3. Assist with reviewing the P&L at period close for completeness and accuracy as assigned.
  4. Manage the IFRS16 lease accounting within SAP for all leases. Support the Assistant Controller with the IFRS16 reporting in COFIS and KShuttle.
  5. Assist with general ledger reconciliations as assigned.
  6. Assist with assigned controlling area expense review and related explanations and reclasses as well as monthly commentary and budget preparations and analysis.
  7. Assist with annual external audit by managing the PBC list and following up on outstanding items as well as providing source support where relevant to job duties.
  8. Prepare and manage prepaid accounting entries and related reconciliation.
  9. Assist with hedge accounting period end close activities and related reporting as required.
  10. Assist with daily cash reconciliations (FEBAN) as required.
  11. Review an appropriate sample of support from the weekly check run to ensure accuracy, completeness and appropriate internal approvals.
  12. Act as a back-up for intercompany reconciliation (ICR) for month-end and quarter-end.
  13. Other projects as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Training and Education

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

 

Experience

2+ years accounting experience required

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Experience with SAP 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

Understanding of general accounting principles

 

Physical Requirements

May be required to lift boxes 40lbs. or less

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