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Asset Accountant

Company Name:
Jackson Laboratory
Tracking Code
4751
Job Description
Fiscal Services at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine is currently seeking a Senior Accountant that will report directly to the Senior Treasury Analyst. Primarily responsible for accurately tracking major asset and liability accounts such as property, plant and equipment; investments; bonds; and fund balances. Assure that transactions are recorded timely and accounts are reconciled monthly, particularly restricted gifts. Working under limited supervision, this position is responsible for performing a wide range of standard/complex professional accounting functions such as journal entries, maintaining ledgers, preparing detailed accounting information and reconciling and analyzing reports and ledgers.
Key Responsibilities:
Processing transactions for fixed asset additions, transfers, disposals, and depreciation; and reconciliation to general ledger
Reconciliation of bank accounts, treasury investments as well as endowment investments
Forecasting balance sheets as part of budgeting and forecasting
Account Analyses, documentation of internal controls
Fund account balances including pledge receivable balances; monitor to assure spending is consistent with restrictions
Required Skills
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance
1-5 years of experience in accounting or financial analysis
Knowledge of non-profit accounting, especially gift accounting
Experience with ERP (Lawson and Blackbaud Raiser's Edge) plus use of other modeling tools
Please send Cover Letter and Resume to requisition #4751. The successful candidate will be required to favorably clear a consumer credit report prior to placement.
Job Location
Bar Harbor, Maine, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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