Job details Senior Accountant Clerk

Posting Period

From August 18, 2021
to September 30, 2021

Country or region

United States

Location

Lebanon, New Hampshire

Business Unit

Corporate Group

Department

Accounting / Finance

Entry date

As soon as possible

Job Status

Permanent - Full time

Minimal required work experience

4 to 5 years

Minimal education level required

Post-secondary program

Salary

Based on experience

Benefits

Competitive social benefits

Senior Accountant Clerk

Main Functions

We have an exciting opportunity available for a senior accounting clerk role and a great chance to join Mascoma LLC, part of the Lallemand Group.  This role provides support to the business and finance functions with key focus on accounts payable, accounts receivable and monthly financial reporting.  This position will be located at our R&D service center in Lebanon, New Hampshire.

Mascoma LLC (Lebanon, New Hampshire), part of the Lallemand Corporate R&D business group, is a leader in the research and development of new industrial biotechnology products. Its team members are developing microbial products and applications that enable the efficient and sustainable production of fuels and chemicals, feed, and food products from agricultural or other biomass sources. They develop and deliver innovative technologies to create competitive advantages for customers in manufacturing focused on biological processes across all markets served by Lallemand (biofuels, baking, brewing, winemaking, distilled spirits, pharmaceuticals and probiotics, plant and animal care).

Responsibilities

  • Follow company processes, controls and policies
  • Take action on month-end accounts payable past due accounts and open purchase orders reports.
  • Creating/Updating supplier, client and chart of accounts
  • Receive supplier invoices, perform necessary validations and execute transactions with timeliness 
  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charges expenses to accounts, cost centers and projects by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, scheduling and preparing payments
  • Issues stop-payments
  • Concur Travel expense reports validations and approvals
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions and booking recurring month end journals such as depreciation, accruals, prepaid charges, foreign exchange gain/losses, etc…
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Preparing and sending invoices for R&D work conducted
  • Applying payments received
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Intercompany balances monthly reconciliation
  • Analysis of monthly trial balance compared to budget
  • Submission of monthly financial trial balance into the group consolidation system and updating all supporting forms and schedules.
  • Month end preparation of assorted reports and system entries
  • Preparation of budget file for revision and data entry
  • Follow up and preparation of quarterly capex status
  • Preparing 1099 forms for outside consultants

Technical skills

Required

  • Office 365 (excel, word, outlook)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Diploma or degree in accounting, finance, or related field

An asset

  • SAP Concur
  • Adobe reader/writer
  • AS400/Unix
  • Cognos/Controller & Cognos/TM1

Personal abilities

Required

  • Attention to detail
  • Organized and skilled to prioritized
  • Ability to multi-task, meet firm deadlines, proactively prioritize needs and effectively manage priorities
  • Autonomy and sense of responsibility
  • Respect for standards, procedures and deadlines
  • Team worker

General criteria

  • Language spoken and written English, French is an asset

Organization

Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company, founded at the end of the 19th century, specializing in the development, production and marketing of yeasts and bacteria. The company is comprised of 11 major business units, each focused on specific applications of yeast and bacteria, with activities throughout worldwide. Administrative offices for the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 4500 people working across more than 45 countries, on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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