Responsible for an accurate and complete general ledger analysis with the general knowledge of divisions and information flow. Weekly numbers are reviewed by executive committee. The location for this position is in Jessup, MD, but from time to time it may be required to undertake duties at other ThorLabs locations.
Essential Job Functionsinclude the following, but are not limited to:
Responsible for ensuring a complete and accurate General Ledger Analysis
Support Site Controller in managing AP/AR and Cash Flow, updates numbers weekly
Develop Yearly P&L and track monthly progress of P&L
Independently completes monthly financial statements within specified goal
Administers and Reports gov’t project(s) financials
Administers and Reports quarterly royalty payments
Drives development project accounting practices thru out engineering / manufacturing development projects
Completes Special Projects as assigned
Identifies when new accounts are needed and sets up new general ledger accounts
Cost control of Capital Projects including major facility construction projects
Reconciles inventory accounts & COGS
Create independent verification of inventory value Identifies and implements cost reductions
Manage Fixed Asset accounting including maintaining depreciation schedules
Coordinate weekly Inventory cycle count
Assist Site Controller in preparation of yearly Budget
Backup AP/AR position
2-5 Years related experience in Manufacturing environment
Familiar with a variety of Accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related field
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) a plus
Specialized Knowledge and Skills:
Axapta, Microsoft products or similar ERP systems
Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
Performs a variety of complicated tasks
Advanced mathematics and cost accountant skills are required.
Advance Excel Skills a plus
Thorlabs values its diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.
About Thorlabs, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Thorlabs seeks to accelerate the forward movement of scientific discovery and advancement! As a vertically integrated manufacturer of photonics components, instruments, and systems, our vast product portfolio includes over 20,000 items, ranging from optics and optomechanical positioning components to imaging systems, many of which are customer inspired.
Photonics is the foremost technology driving innovation in science and engineering. As the number of technological innovations has grown, Thorlabs has extended its core competencies in an effort to play an ever increasing role serving the Photonics Industry at the research end, as well as the industrial, life science, medical, and defense segments.
Headquartered in Newton, NJ, Thorlabs has grown to over 1800 employees with manufacturing and sales offices in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Sweden, Japan, China, and Brazil. As light-based technologies push into new markets, Thorlabs plans to enter early with the products and services required to ensure the ultimate success of our customers.