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Staff Accountant

Kansas, USA Req #3649
Friday, March 17, 2023

Your New Company!
At Altasciences we all move in unison to assist and work in the discovery, development, and manufacturing of new drug therapies to get them faster to people who need them.  No matter your role, we all play an important part and you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. By living our values of Employee Development, Customer Focus, Quality and Excellence, Respect and Integrity, we look to foster a passionate and collaborative work environment and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people, like you, to join our growing team! Whether you’re a recent college graduate or seeking your next career opportunity, it’s time to discover your future at Altasciences. We are better together and together We Are Altasciences.

The Staff Accountant is responsible to compile, process, and maintain accounts receivable records. Other responsibilities include appropriate invoicing of subject visits, cash receipts application, full study reconciliations, monthly general ledger account reconciliations, study budget proposal preparation, and assisting with the breaking down of study binders. This position will also assist the Accounts Payable Clerk and Subject Payment Processor as needed.
What You'll Do Here:

  • Prepare invoices for appropriate billing to Sponsor based on approved study budgets contained in each study contract (either on the services performed bases or based on milestones).
  • Compile accounts receivable billing information for final review by Controller or CFO.
  • Enter accounts receivable billing information in batch format into Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics accounting software
  • Appropriately mail Sponsor study invoices - either e-mail, postal service or express mail based on study contract and urgency
  • Appropriately file all Study accounts receivable information in study binder for possible future reference 
  • Update individual excel study workbooks as appropriate
  • Analyze and review study reconciliations according to contract periodically throughout the study, and full analysis of study at completion for final review by Controller and/or CFO
  • Prepare proposed study budgets for possible upcoming studies as requested
  • by Business Development and for further review and approval by Controller, CFO and/or CEO.
  • Appropriately record pass-through study costs in accounts payable, and produce pass-through invoicing in accounts receivable for further review by the Controller
  • Assist with daily review and maintenance of cash account records
  • Enter daily cash receipts in batch format into Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics accounting software
  • Assist with coordination and approval of proper subject payments using gift cards, reloadable credit cards, checks or cash.
  • Review visits entered into Reveal by the Subject Payment Processor for accuracy with monthly subject stipends paid as well as status and visits for billing accuracy
  • Set up new studies in Reveal, Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics and ClinCard according to the contract and for review by the Controller and/or CFO * Assist with year-end 1099 reporting.
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Compile statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports as requested by Controller and/or CFO.
  • Assist with the maintenance, and analysis of study budgets, preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs

What You'll Need to Succeed: 

  • Educational: High School Diploma or GED (required) and a College Degree is preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint, and high level knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required.
  • Microsoft Great Plains Dynamics Accounting Software experience is a plus
  • Basic Skills – Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions

What We Offer:

Benefits (regular employees)

Altasciences offers a wide variety of benefits to help our employees live healthy and fulfilling lives both at and outside of work.

Altasciences' Benefits Package Includes:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401(k)/RRSP with Employer Match
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Paid Sick and Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance & Telehealth Programs

Altasciences' Incentive Programs Include:

  • Training & Development Programs
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program #LI-BK1
Altasciences is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or any other protected grounds under applicable legislation.  Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities during the recruitment process are available upon request. Join us at Altasciences!

Other details

  • Job Family P-4
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Kansas, USA