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Contract Specialist - Equipment

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

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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.


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 Contract Specialist!

Job Summary

This role is an individual contributor role responsible for inputting and maintaining all SAP required data for Customer Equipment Contracts and Service Contracts (Manufacturer’s and Extended Warranties) for the North America division of the company. This role manages the end- to-end process of order entry to installation and revenue recognition of the installed equipment. This requires coordination and communication with field sales personnel to ensure accurate and timely revenue recognition.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

Perform all work in compliance with company quality procedures and standards.

Ensures all required documentation is received before advancing equipment contracts for order processing.

Reviews all equipment contract business terms, and ensure contract execution. 

Reviews customer PO documents to ensure alignment with contract.

Create Equipment contracts in SAP.

Create Equipment sales orders in SAP.

Logs and maintains contractual and logistical information related to equipment orders in CRM through installation.

Manage open sales orders and work with Allocation team to release sales orders for shipment.

Coordinate with supply chain to manage items on open orders (obsolescence, replacement materials).

Coordinate with FS Admin to dispatch work orders.

Communicate allocation results to instrument implementation team.

Communicate backordered items to FSE.

Invoice equipment at the appropriate time.

Verify the proper accounting treatment is applied for each equipment deal.

Coordinate with the install base team for equipment activation and functional location update.

Create the billing plans for rentals and Equipment leases in SAP timely and accurately.

Create the MFG and extended warranty contracts in SAP.

Create and invoice bundled warranty contracts in SAP.

Coordinate with the Reagent Contracts Specialists to manage the life cycle of the contract.

Prepare necessary revenue recognition journal entries.

Assist with General Ledger reconciliations and any related research as required.

Assist with internal and external audits as required.

Assist with month end and year end close activities and related journal entries as required.

Other duties and special projects as assigned.



Training and Education

Associate’s degree in Accounting or equivalent work related experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred.             



Minimum time and type experience required for this position.

Minimum of two years accounting experience; preferably in a contract management.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Proficient with Microsoft office suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint; advanced excel skills necessary

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, to include debits, credits, fixed asset accounting and general ledger account reconciliations

Data analysis skills including exporting/importing data, data reporting in excel and ERP


Physical Requirements

May be asked to lift and move boxes weighing 50 lbs. or less.

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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