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Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, an independent not-for-profit research organization, is seeking an Accountant who will be responsible for various accounting and budgetary functions to join our team. 
 The successful candidate must be well organized, with attention to detail, and exceptional interpersonal skills. The candidate must have a dedication to meet deadlines. This person will report to the Comptroller and work closely with all departments within the organization to gather and report financial information. 
 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 
 - Tracking company income and expense budgets. 
 - Preparing monthly account reconciliations. 
 - Preparing monthly journal entries. 
 - Preparing monthly departmental reports. 
 - Assisting in month-end close. 
 - Assisting with preparation of quarterly and year-end financial statements. 
 - Assisting with internal and external financial analysis and reporting. 
 - Assisting with the year-end audit and annual report.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in accounting is required. 
 Experience: 3-5 years accounting/auditing experience. Work within a not-for-profit is a plus. 
 Knowledge: Crystal Reports and Lawson Software knowledge is preferred. Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite. 

Please apply for this this position via the CSHL website:

Position Number 01620-A
 We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory is a world-renowned research and educational institution with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology, genomics and bioinformatics. The Laboratory is recognized internationally for its excellence in research and educational activities. For more information about CSHL, please visit

You are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition to your employment at the Laboratory, except in instances where you have a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance that is contrary to receiving the vaccine. You will be required to provide proof of your vaccination on your first day of employment. For those individuals, who are unable to receive a vaccine due to access issues, they will be expected to receive the vaccine upon arrival in New York.
CSHL is an EO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.
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