Accounting Associate

Portland, OR, United States
Jul 18, 2021
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
We're seeking an Accounting Associate to help us in our mission to improve human health and quality of life through the development, distribution, and application of advanced computational methods.

Schrödinger is on the cutting edge of computer-aided drug discovery and materials science, collaborating with companies like Takeda, Nimbus, Pfizer, and Sanofi. We set the record for the largest and fastest cloud computing run, and our software suites continue to revolutionize the design of therapeutics and materials. WaterMap, Maestro, and LiveDesign are just a few examples of the programs we've created.

As a member of our Accounting team, you'll play a key role in tracking our company's financial wellbeing. Using your outstanding organizational skills and keen eye for problem-solving, you'll help set us up for continued success!

Who will love this job:
  • A detail-oriented accountant who can read, analyze, and interpret business documents and correspondence in a timely fashion
  • An effective business writer with a professional demeanor
  • An excellent communicator and team player who enjoys a collaborative environment

What you'll do:
  • Perform accounts payable transaction analysis, account coding and data entry
  • Collect new vendor information and maintain the vendor master file
  • Address accounts payable transaction issues and correspond with vendors and internal staff
  • Review employee expense reports for accuracy, address expense reporting issues by corresponding with Schrödinger employees
  • Prepare general ledger account journal entries and reconciliations, including bank account and prepaid expense reconciliations
  • Coordinate weekly check runs and wire transfers
  • Perform administrative tasks such as filing, scanning, archiving, mailings, etc.
  • Assist in documenting accounting policies and procedures and maintain internal control tools

What you should have:
  • 1-2 years of accounts payable experience and a business degree with a focus on accounting preferred
  • Deep understanding of accounting software systems
  • Familiarity with Microsoft suite, particularly Word and Excel (Apple Mac, Google GSuite, and NetSuite experience are a plus)

Pay and perks:

Schrödinger understands it's people that make a company great. Because of this, we're prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a wide range of benefits that include healthcare (with dental and vision), a 401k, pre-tax commuter benefits, a flexible work schedule, and a parental leave program. We have catered meals in the office, a company culture that is relaxed but engaged, and over a month of paid vacation time. Our Administrative and Human Resources departments also plan a myriad of fun company-wide events.

We've been working remotely from across the world over the past year because the health and safety of our employees is paramount. Nonetheless, we have kept Schrödinger's outstanding culture going through a series of online fitness classes, trivia nights, happy hours, and so much more.

Sound exciting? Apply today and join us!

As an equal opportunity employer, Schrödinger hires outstanding individuals into every position in the company. People who work with us have a high degree of engagement, a commitment to working effectively in teams, and a passion for the company's mission. We place the highest value on creating a safe environment where our employees can grow and contribute, and refuse to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, age, disability, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, partnership status, caregiver status, sexual and reproductive health decisions, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation. To us, "diversity" isn't just a buzzword, but an important element of our core principles and key business practices. We believe that diverse companies innovate better and think more creatively than homogenous ones because they take into account a wide range of viewpoints. For us, greater diversity doesn't mean better headlines or public images - it means increased adaptability and profitability.