Staff Accountant (ADX-235-19)

| Greater Boulder Area
Staff Accountant (ADX-235-19)
 
COMPANY OVERVIEW:
 

ArcherDX, headquartered in Boulder, CO, is committed to the advancement of personalized medicine by making next-generation sequencing technology more reliable and accessible. We seek like-minded individuals who share our values of curiosity, passion and grit to meet these goals.

 

Make it happen by joining us in the fight against cancer.

 
POSITION SUMMARY:
 
The Staff Accountant will play a key role in helping manage the day-to-day operations of the Accounting/Finance department and the Company’s financial reporting system. These activities include maintaining adequate accounting processes and internal controls and managing the general ledger in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Job performance will involve a variety of activities including the following:
  • Perform day-to-day general ledger tasks and research and correct account discrepancies.
  • Reconcile general ledger accounts in Excel as part of the month-end accounting close process.
  • Assist with tax compliance related to sales and use taxes, payroll taxes and associated registrations.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual financial audits.
  • Develop and implement accounting procedures by analyzing current procedures; recommend changes as an objective of continuous system improvement.
  • Serve as back-up for the Payroll, Accounts payable and Accounts receivable functions.
  • Manage sales and use tax compliance in all locations.
  • File new employee withholding tax registrations when needed.
  • Support Controller, as and when assigned and appropriate, on all auditing procedures, processes and requirements.
  • Train, or assist with the training of, new accountants and accounting clerks.
  • Help with the evaluation and documentation of internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Perform ad hoc projects and prepare ad hoc reports as directed by the Controller.
  • Prepare and maintain work instructions for all job tasks.
 
EXPERIENCE:
  • 3+ years’ experience in an accounting function, preferably with international operations
  • Experience with manufacturing and life science companies is desired
  • Inventory costing experience would be a plus
  • Experience with ERP system migration/implementation and ability to learn new systems desired
  • Understanding of GAAP, accounting processes and internal controls
  • A passion for the details and an ability to explain them
  • Natural curiosity and desire to drive continuous improvement
  • Strong attention to detail and process
  • Demonstrated ability to document and improve processes
  • Intermediate Excel skills (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP’s) and proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint, Access)
 
KEY ATTRIBUTES:
  • Honesty, integrity, and high ethical standards
  • Drive and determination
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to participate with others as a member of the team to ensure that demanding and difficult projects are handled smoothly and cooperatively to enhance the success of the projects and maintain strong relationships within all parts of the company.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter
    • Driven to perform
    • Self-directed: needs little explicit direction
    • Able to organize, prioritize, and delegate tasks to efficiently move projects forward.
EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting Required
 
 
 
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Location

Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.

Sarah

Corporate Recruiter

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.

Judy

Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.

Aaron

VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The marketing team brings in and drives the voice of our customers across the organization. Each strategic decision we make at ArcherDX is informed by a deep, customer-centric approach, where we use our insights to better understand how we can deliver an exceptional experience and aim to positively impact the lives of the patients we serve!

Ali

Director, Global Marketing

What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross functional training encouraged
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