Corporate Accountant at IDEXX Laboratories, Inc in Westbrook, Maine

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

IDEXX is looking for aCorporate Accountantwho will fill a key role within the Corporate Accounting team.This position requires solid accounting experience with strong analytical and interpersonal skills.We are looking for someone who will be a passionate, self-directed, focused individual with increasing responsibilities and challenges as they prosper.

In This Role:

  • You will calculate, prepare and post journal entries with appropriate supporting documentation.

  • You will analyze account balances, investigate unusual items, determine necessary adjustments and complete quarterly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.

  • You will investigate and resolve any issues identified through research of accounting documents and follow up with others as needed.

  • You will participate in general accounting responsibilities including global month end closing responsibilities, journal entries, intercompany transactions, reconciliations and analysis while supporting internal and external audits and financial reporting.

  • You will assist in administration of financial close management software, BlackLine.

  • You will participate in preparation of ongoing internal and external financial reporting including coordination or preparation of some monthly financial reporting package schedules.

  • You will support various project based initiatives including software implementations/enhancements, efficiency and effectiveness improvements and trainings.

  • You will perform review of other accountants work as needed.

  • You will perform additional project-related work while working directly with international colleagues and management as needed

What you need to Succeed:

  • We are looking for someone who has a 4-year degree in Accounting or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 2-3+ years of relevant experience preferred

  • Understanding of applicable accounting rules and regulations.

  • Detail oriented with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Strong computer skills including knowledge of Excel

  • Experience with general ledger module of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, SAP preferred.

  • Experience with financial close management software, BlackLine preferred.

  • Overtime may be required during closing periods

Due to the current pandemic, as it relates to COVID-19, our employees' safety and well-being are top of mind for us. Currently, our team is working from home full-time and will continue to do so at least through to 2021. This means that we are providing our onboarding, training, and support for our new hires (like yourself) virtually.


We're proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from disease. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 9,000 talented people.

So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement.

Let's pursue what matters together.

IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.