Junior Accountant

Bio-Reference Laboratories, Inc.

Elmwood Park, New Jersey

Date Posted November 25, 2021
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


We are looking for a Junior Accountant to join our team in Elmwood Park, NJ location. Remote work flexible.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Reporting directly to the Manager of Accounting, the Jr. Accountant will be responsible for providing entry-level accounting, financial support and data entry type services. The position will work closely with other accounting personnel, internal departments and external parties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Duties include but are not necessarily limited to:
  • Assist in maintaining and setting up new purchasing items and vendors for invoice processing.
  • Assist in preparation of monthly journal entries, and posting journal entries to the general ledger.
  • Timely reconciliation of bank accounts, and analyze other general ledger accounts.
  • Assist in the preparation of a daily cash receipt / disbursements report for distribution to key company stake-holders (including Executive Committee).
  • Completion of SOX controls related to assigned areas.
  • Cooperating with Internal and External Audit by providing appropriate documentation for various requests related to assigned areas.
  • Performance of AD Hoc requests from the Manager of Accounting and Controller.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Competencies / Skills

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical – Demonstrates strong mathematical skills.
  • Problem Solving - Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Project Management - Completes projects on time and budget.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Ethics - Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Professionalism - Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
  • Dependability - 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.
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 1 to 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
BioReference is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled