• Columbia - Finance - Accounting
  • Columbia, MD, USA
  • Full Time

Job Title: Staff Accountant

Reports To: Financial Reporting Manager

Location: Columbia, MD

Position Summary: Are you looking to make a difference in your career and become part of an innovative, global medical device company? Ambu is the industry leader in single-use endoscopy, and we develop, produce, and sell medical devices that enable physicians and medical professionals to save lives on a daily basis. We are led by our values of Customer Centricity, Integrity, and Collaboration. If you are excited by the idea of contributing in a fast-paced, fast-growing, international organization where your work can make a real difference, we want you to join our team.

Responsible for general accounting including preparing journal entries, maintaining balance sheet schedules, ledgers, accounts, and bank reconciliations. Will serve as a key player in monthly and yearly closing. Lead cash management and reconciliations. Assist with financial reporting to HQ (located in Denmark).

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Accounting Responsibilities

  • Reconcile and maintain Monthly Balance sheet accounts
  • Calculate/reconciliations cash (daily), credit card fees, freight, royalties, prepaids, payroll, etc., and others as assigned
  • Perform monthly reconciliation and journal entry postings from lease accounting system.
  • Prepare financial and variance analysis of accounts
  • Prepare and post journal entries, and reconcile/record intercompany transactions
  • Maintain monthly recurring entries
  • Assist with month and year-end closing
  • Assist Accounting team with sales & use tax filings
  • Work with global team on fixed asset creation and maintenance
  • Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process
  • Primary point of contact for insurance renewals
  • Assist with implementation and maintaining internal financial controls and procedures.
  • Work closely with Danish HQ in financial reporting and related questions
  • Work collaboratively and communicate with other members of finance to align financial reporting expectations, deadlines, etc.
  • Work closely with Malaysia financial services team on GL, travel, and other accounting issues
  • Review AP payment proposals prior to final bank submission by AP team
  • Work with procurement and internal team on vendor setups/financial data changes
  • Manage and support Accounts Payable function as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Performance Criteria:

  • Attention to detail and Accuracy
  • Planning and organizing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Financial analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Initiative – able to work with limited direction
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
  • Teamwork

Qualifications /Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 2-4 years accounting experience
  • CPA or working towards CPA designation (desired)
  • Experience in Accrual Accounting and reconciling balance sheet accounts
  • Experience filing state sales/use and VAT tax reports
  • Knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Knowledge of financial reporting
  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws regarding finances and taxation
  • Previous experience of general accounting
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Proficiency in accounting software preferably M2M or M3 (Movex)
  • Experience using data analyzing software preferably Cognos
  • Ability to adhere to 50/50 remote work schedule
  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable Invoice processing systems

Employment at Ambu is contingent upon being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Documentation will be required. Requests for a religious or medical exemption from mandatory vaccination may be granted, if applicable, and subject to reasonable accommodation(s).

AAP/EEO Statement

Ambu provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law


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