Staff Accountant

Location
Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States
Posted
Apr 17, 2019
Ref
16357BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary:

We seek a Staff Accountant that will report to Senior Manager, Accounting. This position will perform basic Accounting duties ranging from expense and balance sheet account analysis, fixed assets, product sales reporting, and other close responsibilities. This position will work with other departments and other members of the Accounting department to gather information necessary to prepare schedules and accurately account for the areas for which they are responsible. He/she will review the control policies and procedures that pertain to his/her areas of responsibility and ensure that these internal control policies and procedures are followed.

Responsibilities:

• Assist with the preparation of multiple expense schedules and balance sheet account reconciliations (e.g., Travel & Training, Real Estate Taxes, Utilities, Accounts Payable and Accrued Expenses reconciliations).
o Work directly with Finance to ensure completeness and accuracy of accruals and reclasses.
o Ensure compliance with the Company's Prepaid Expense Accounting Policy.

• Fixed Assets:
o Daily, approve capital purchase requisitions and field questions from end users related to capital versus expense items.
• Ensure compliance with the Company's Fixed Asset Accounting Policy.
o Weekly, review Fixed Asset additions, tag newly added assets, and retire assets, as needed.
o Monthly, review expense schedules for potential fixed assets additions.

• Responsible for ensuring compliance with documented financial reporting and other related controls and updating related documents as necessary to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley requirements.

• Responsible for journalizing and preparing revenue reconciliations.

• Provide assistance, where applicable, to other departments within the organization with any specific requests or initiatives.

• Assist with any other special projects, as needed.

Requirements:

Skills:
Possess basic knowledge of accounting principles. Has a foundation of accounting knowledge through academics and/or experience. Ability to understand and apply those principles to work performed.

Computer Proficiency:
Knowledge of Microsoft applications, specifically Microsoft Excel, required.
Communicates effectively. Demonstrates ability to be a team player. Pays attention to detail.

Minimal Educational Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:
2-4 years

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.