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Charles River Laboratories, Inc. Senior Accountant - Corporate Accounting in Wilmington, Massachusetts

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about. We are seeking a Sr Accountant for our Corporate Accounting Team located in Wilmington MA. The following are responsibilities related to the Sr Accountant: Perform quarterly analysis of global balance sheets and various operating and non-operating expenses Assist in managing and preparing non-GAAP reporting and policies Support with the accounting and reporting for the Company's judgmental areas centralized with Corporate Accounting. Examples include investments, pensions, contingent consideration, non-controlling interests, intangible assets, cash flows. Assist with preparation of the SEC Filings (e.g., Form 10-K, 10-Q), and other financial presentations as needed Assist with journal entry and reconciliation review processes Analyze complex financial data and extract relevant information Assist with the implementation and design of accounting policies and processes Ensure accounting policies are being followed Support accounting integration of acquisitions as needed Support the quarterly reviews and annual audit processes (internal and external) Assist with SOX controls, execution and documentation Knowledge and experience with accounting in multiple currencies Strong written and oral communications skills Able to conduct efficient team meetings and cross functional meetings Additional duties as required The following are the Minimum Requirements for the Sr. Accounting position: Bachelor's degree (B.A. /B.S.) or equivalent in Accounting or related discipline. Minimum three (3) years of related accounting experience. GAAP and non-GAAP reporting experience. Advanced experience in Excel spreadsheet. Good communications skills. About Corporate Functions The Corporate Functions provide operational support across Charles River in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, IT, Legal, Sales, Quality Assurance, Marketing, and Corporate Development. They partner with their colleagues across the company to develop and drive strategies and to set global standards. The functions are essential to providing a bridge between strategic vision and operational readiness, to ensure ongoing functional innovation and capability improvement. About Charles River Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market. With over 14,000 employees within 80 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2018, revenue increased by 22% to $2.27 billion from $1.86 billion in 2017. Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet