Staff Accountant

Lafayette, CO
Accounting
Full Time
Front Range Biosciences is a value-driven agricultural biotech company with the mission to improve society by applying science to high-value crops. Our goal is to become a trusted global leader in agricultural technology, coffee, and hemp products using our innovative Clean Stock nurseries, quality breeding programs, and contemporary seed testing and production.  

Responsibilities & Duties

    • Full cycle processing of AP from receipt of invoice to payment via check/ACH through Bill.com
    • Management of contractor payment process, including reconciliation of payments to signed contracts
    • Invoice customers daily through QuickBooks
    • Process cash receipts from customers
    • Prepare and post journal entries
    • Reconcile bank, cash, and credit card transactions daily
    • Reviewing employee expense reports for accuracy and processing
    • Assist in the monthly and year-end financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, preparing account balance reconciliations, and financial statement preparation and analysis.
    • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures
    • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of operational strategies, including the review and implementation of process and system changes
    • Assist departments with budgeting and forecasting
    • Assist capital projects with accounting and reporting
    • Assist in preparation of financial statements variances to budget
    • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance
    • Assist with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns, including preparation of sales/use tax returns
    • Special projects as assigned by the controller or CFO
    • Attends trainings as required by department or company
    • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, & Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
    • Accounting firm experience preferred
    • Agriculture or manufacturing experience preferred
    • 5+ years of accounting experience required
    • GAAP knowledge required
    • Must be professional, poised, detail-oriented, highly organized, a self-starter, dependable, able to multi-task, and manage competing priorities
    • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
    • Must have good communication skills
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks Online, and QuickBooks Desktop
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint)
    • Must be able to thrive in a fast paced, start-up environment
    • Deadline driven
    • United States work authorization required

Physical Activities & Working Conditions

    • Sitting for long periods of time
    • Using computer and office equipment
    • Will be dealing with constant interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis
    • Multiple number of deadlines associated with this position