Accountant

BeiGene

Department: Accounting/Finance

Reports To: Accounting Manager

Education Required: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • 1 to 3 years of related accounting experiences

General Description:

This is a new position within the growing Accounting/Finance department of Beigene, located in Cambridge. The accountant will perform the accounting close and transaction activities including AP, payroll, fixed assets, account reconciliations, and other activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Accounting Manager with day to day transactional accounting and related activities, quarterly and year end operations of the Accounting/Finance department; including the financial close process.
  • Process accounts payable invoices, ensuring proper coding
  • Create payments for US and Cayman entity in SVB banking system
  • Maintain the fixed asset and associated depreciation schedules
  • Prepare general ledger entries
  • Perform general accounts analysis and reconciliations, including bank statements
  • Review employee expense reports for accuracy and accordance to the company policy
  • Manage corporate credit card program
  • Answer accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
  • Preparation of Financial (GAAP) and Management reports
  • Involvement with Sarbanes-Oxley policies, procedures, and accounting in accordance with GAAP
  • Contribute to the identification and design of accounting policies, procedures & Business process improvements
  • Assist Accounting Manager with external Auditor requests during quarterly reviews and annual audit
  • Perform such other accounting, financial, or administrative tasks as may be required from time to time.

Competencies:

Ethics – Treats people with respect; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently. Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time. Follows instructions and responds to management direction.

Communication – Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations. Writes clearly and informatively. Able to read and interpret written information.

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed. Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Shares expertise with others.

Adaptability – Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Manages competing demands. Changes approach or method to best fit the situation. Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and development areas; Pursues training and opportunities for growth; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Project Management – Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget.

Computer Skills:   Efficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, MS Project, MS PowerPoint and Outlook

Other Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or equivalent work experience
  • 1 to 3 years of related accounting experiences
  • Must be highly skilled in Microsoft Office, especially use of Excel
  • ERP Systems (SAP), Concur, SVB Banking, ADP Workforce Now a big plus
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities and good organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities and maintain organization in a changing environment
  • Team player that can collaborate with other teams in the organization
  • High level of interpersonal skills that demonstrate poise, tact, and diplomacy
  • Must be self-driven, with a willingness to do what it takes to meet important deadlines

To apply for this job email your details to us.careers@beigene.com

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