Finance & Accounting Assistant

  • 0 yrs
  • $ Not Disclosed / YEAR

Job Description


Axle Informatics is looking for an Accounting Assistant to work in a high-performing, fast-paced informatics company that offers innovative services to one of the top medical research centers in the world, the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Axle Informatics is a bioinformatics and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and enterprise solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics and program management, we focus on developing and applying technology tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate the discovery in translational research. We work with some of the top research organizations and facilities in the country including multiple institutes at the National Institutes of health (NIH). We are looking for a candidate to provide support in the area of accounting.


What you’ll do:

  • Responsible for general accounting functions

  • Assisting with the semi-monthly payroll process

  • Preparation of payroll journal entries and other entries as required

  • Preparation of monthly bank and credit card reconciliations

  • Post and balance a wide variety of financial data in various ledgers

  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, corporate reporting, and internal management reports

  • Perform monthly reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts including accrued payroll accounts

  • Monthly processing of vendor A/P and employee reimbursements

  • Work on monthly, interim, and year-end tasks as needed; support Accounting Manager with year-end audits

  • Maintain vendor/ client files

  • Review accounting transactions for accuracy and completeness, and verify against appropriate documentation

  • Prepare tax-related forms and filings, as required

  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

Who You Are:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion

  • You possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others as required

  • Understanding of Federal and State tax filings


    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or related discipline

    • Demonstrated professional experience in accounting is a plus.

    • Understanding of basic financial, statistical and accounting concepts.

    • Familiarity and experience using an accounting software is a plus.

    • Strong working knowledge of Excel


The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based on age, race, gender, religion, national origin,disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.


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Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.