Staff Accountant

Life-Science Innovations
Life–Science Innovations has a full–time, career opportunity in the role of Staff Accountant. This position will be responsible for a variety of key business financial and accounting functions, working closely with our affiliate, Nova–Tech Engineering.Life–Science Innovations is the administrative partner that serves a group of companies involved in agri–business, bioscience, and technology, located on the beautiful MinnWest Technology Campus in Willmar, MN.Our Purpose is to Share Smarter, Serve Better – By providing tailored professional shared services, partnering with our customers to become an extension of their team. Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited ToAssist in month–end close process, including journal entry preparation and postingPreparation and consolidation of monthly financial statementsAnalyze and reconcile general ledger accountsAssist in the maintenance of fixed assets Participate in year–end audit process, closings and analysisCollaborate and work with all levels of Life–Science Innovations, Nova–Tech Engineering and Nova–Tech's China subsidiary personnelOther projects as assigned. The ideal candidate will have the following educational and experience background:Ability to work both independently and within a collaborative | cross–functional team environmentExperience with accounting software and general business information systems. (Experience working within the Microsoft Dynamics software is a plus). Ideal candidates demonstrate an exceptional attention to detail, strong time management skills, and have the ability to prioritize and adapt in a variety of situations.Must have a customer–service orientation; excellent communications skills; ability to interact effectively and establish cooperative working relationships with people at all levels of the organization.Additionally, the ideal candidate will have high energy, enjoy fast paced work, and live with honesty and integrity. Experience | Educational Requirements: Bachelor's level degree in Accounting or FinanceAt least one year of related finance and accounting experienceStrong understanding of GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting PrinciplesProficiency in MS Office Suite, including intermediate to advanced Excel SkillsAn Alignment With Life–Science Innovations Guiding ValuesEmployee Well–Being: We are committed to maximizing every employee's talent in their role within the organization, and care about the well–being of each employee from a whole–life perspective.Communication | Collaboration: Success is built on relationships. We will bring expertise, professionalism and a genuine love for our craft to the table and expect the same in return.Stewardship: Our investment of time, talent, and treasure will do great things in the long run. We make decisions based on our responsibility to our employees, our customers, our stakeholders and our community.Trustworthiness: There are no substitutes for honesty and kindness and doing what's right.Excellence: We are persistent in achieving objectives efficiently and effectively; finding new ways to grow our company and each other.Strengths Based CultureIn 2005, we began training on the Gallup Strengths Concept of discovering employees' natural talents and managing to those strengths in order to maximize engagement and productivity. A strengths–based approach is one that understands each employee brings a unique set of talents and drive to their role, and that if allowed to further develop and use those strengths, everyone wins.Benefits At Life–Science InnovationsWe are proud to offer generous benefits in addition to competitive compensation and many of them are available day of hire. We offer medical | dental | vision coverage, health savings account with company match options, PTO accrual, short and long term disability, a 401K option with an immediate match of the first 4% of your wages and much more!For More Information, Please ContactMelissa Sorenson | Talent Acquisition ***************************************F2YS9FpWs