General Ledger Accountant bij QIAGEN


At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.
We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.
Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.
There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.
Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.

Position Description

The General Ledger Accountant understands the overall business goals and how the General Ledger function and cash application supports these goals.
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly reporting packages.
  • Prepare journal entries.
  • Prepare/respond to intercompany confirmations.
  • Assist in preparation of account reconciliations
  • Investigate accounting errors and discrepancies
  • Assist in monthly automated intercompany billing application.
  • Assist in investigating and clearing old goods receipts records.
  • Posting automated cash activity.
  • Assist with weekly cash disbursements.
  • Assisting in smooth running of Finance function focusing on accounts receivables and the accounting for incoming payments.
  • Assist with Fixed Asset Module.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Position Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with 0 - 2 years of accounting experience.
  • Understanding of Accounting Principles.
  • Proficient in MS Office, especially Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail.
  • Good team player, able to communicate effectively with supervisor, takes initiative.

Personal Requirements
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail.
  • Good English communication skills.
  • Good team player, able to communicate effectively with supervisor, takes initiative.
  • Sit, Walk, Touch, Speak (Audible and intelligible), Hearing acuity (Normal hearing), Visual acuity (Normal acuity of 6/6 with or without glasses).
  • Sedentary work (exerting up to 10 pounds of force).
  • Works well in a team environment and a good team player, able to communicate effectively with supervisor, takes initiative.

What we offerAt the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.
QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including but not limited to assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

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