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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is seeking an Accountant to join our team. The candidate must be well organized, with attention to detail and exceptional interpersonal skills. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Payroll and effort distributions and associated reallocations and cost transfers
• Journal entry preparation
• Assisting in month and year-end closes
• Sub-award risk assessments
• Fellowship set up and review of salary and fringe allocations
• Monitoring cost shares
• Monthly review and tracking of award and gift receivables
• Assisting with financial analysis and other reporting
Position Requirements
The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Accounting or Finance, and 1-2 years of auditing experience in public accounting. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite.
 Knowledge of Lawson Software and not-for-profits a plus.

A current CPA license or eligibility to take the NY State CPA exam is a plus.

Grant-related experience is a plus

 Founded in 1890, CSHL has helped shape contemporary biomedical research and education with today’s research endeavors encompassing cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. CSHL is a private, not-for-profit institution in New York and has been home to eight Nobel Prize winners. Today, CSHL’s multidisciplinary scientific community is bolstered by more than 600 researchers and its Scientific Meetings & Courses Program, which hosts more than 9,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campus.
We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.
Please apply for this position via the CSHL website:
Position Number: 01771-A

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  You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.

  CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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