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Accounting Associate

at The Scripps Research Institute

Posted: 2/8/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: http://careers.scripps.edu/postings/15730

Job Description

Requisition Number 06482
Department Name: Calibr
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Accounting Associate
Position Summary:

Job ID: N177 Accounting Associate
Calibr, a division of Scripps Research is a not-for profit research institute located in La Jolla, California. Calibr is focused on innovative early stage translational research in the areas of regenerative medicine, cancer biology, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, immunology and infectious disease.

Position Overview:
The Accounting Associate is primarily responsible for full cycle Accounts Payable, general accounting support, monthly account reconciliations, and preparing various accounting reports.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Process full Accounts Payable cycle
* Match accounts payable invoices to purchase orders and packing slips
* Code and enter accounts payable invoices into accounting software in a timely manner
* Process weekly payments
* Resolve accounts payable issues with vendors
* Reconcile vendor statements and open purchase orders
* Maintain all vendor information and files
* Process expense reports and check requests
* Assist with monthly financial closing
* Assist with oversight of accounting process and ensure entries comply with GAAP and the organization’s policies and procedures
* Process new vendor documents and enter in system; prepare annual 1099 forms
* Prepare quarterly sales/use tax return
* Reconcile selected general ledger, bank and credit card accounts
* Log checks received and prepare deposits, wires and cash transfers
* Cross train and assist with Purchasing and other general accounting duties
* Assist with annual financial audit
* Other duties or projects as may be assigned

"The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status."

Location: California
Additional Information:

To learn more about this opportunity and/or to apply for consideration, please go to our website: https://www.scripps.edu/science-and-medicine/calibr/careers/

Physical Requirements:

Further details of the physical requirements of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.

Basic Qualifications:

Qualifications and Experience:
* Bachelor’s degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
* Minimum two years of related experience using accounting software; MIP Fund Accounting software experience preferred
??General knowledge and implementation of accounting principles
* Non-profit accounting knowledge preferred
* Intermediate MS Excel skills
* Detail-oriented with demonstrated accuracy, organizational skills and strong data entry skills within a medium volume Accounts Payable environment.
* Possess effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
Compensation:
Job Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Job Posting Category Administrative & Support
EEO Statement

The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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