Staff Accountant at Exact Sciences (Madison, WI)

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Summary of Major Responsibilities

The Staff Accountant is responsible for maintaining general ledger accounts and business transactions of the organization, applying generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). This includes creating financial transactions and reports from that information. The Staff Accountant reconciles accounts to ensure their accuracy, assists with establishing policies and procedures for financial reporting, and helps maintain the company's Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 compliance.

The Staff Accountant will also strive to provide world class customer service to stock plan participants, external stakeholders, and cross-functional team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain accounting policies and procedures in compliance with applicable government regulations; including, but not limited to, SOX, GAAP, and International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation (IFRS).
  • Process cash receipts and record revenue and receivables.
  • Perform daily cash and bank reconciliation reports and record corresponding journal entries.
  • Perform general account analysis and reconciliations; including, but not limited to, bank statements, fixed assets, accruals, and prepaid expenses.
  • Ensure that general ledger accounts are reconciled to subsidiary records monthly to ensure accuracy.
  • Assist in financial statement preparation through account classifications and transactional coding.
  • Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit.
  • Maintain an orderly accounting filing system.
  • Comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements.
  • Engage in assignments for upper management to address long-term planning and risk assessments, as needed.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to interact, coordinate, and communicate effectively with internal staff and external vendors.
  • Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork.
  • Support and comply with the company's Quality Management System policies and procedures.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ability to work designated schedule.
  • Ability to work on a mobile device, tablet, or in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 90% of a typical working day.



Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or other field related to the essential duties of the position.
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and bookkeeping.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous participation in an accounting internship.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, creed, disability, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other status protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Applicable portions of the Company's affirmative action program are available to any applicant or employee for inspection upon request.
More Information on Exact Sciences
Exact Sciences operates in the Biotech industry. The company is located in Madison, WI. Exact Sciences was founded in 2022. It has 4190 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 16 open jobs at Exact Sciences, click here.
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