Accounting Support Specialist

Rockville, Maryland
Aug 26, 2020
Sep 17, 2020
Full Time
The Emmes Company, LLC is searching for an Accounting Support Specialist located in our Rockville, Maryland, office.

The Emmes Company, LLC is a private Contract Research Organization (CRO). Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Emmes employs over six hundred staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, Maryland, Tysons Corner, Virginia, Vancouver, Canada and Bangalore, India. Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work life balance.

Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning across six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research. Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation.

Primary Purpose

The Accounting Support Specialist provides overall administrative support to the Finance group, including billing, finance, and accounts payable.

  • Provides a full range of department's administrative duties, which includes organizing, scanning, maintaining and saving Billing invoices and Accounts Payable vouchers to support electronic record keeping
  • Updates and maintains Billing team's distribution lists and Accounts Payable team's vendor lists and folders; assists with filing and storage cabinets
  • Assists in organizing accounting policies, procedures & documentation; posts them on Emmes Intranet page when needed; assists in organizing Emmes Intranet Accounting page, making sure all records are up-to-date
  • Interfaces with Emmes employees, clients, vendors and professional contacts with inquiries and responses, acts as both gatekeeper and liaison
  • Works closely with and assists the Accounting Manager with regards to company's corporate credit card distribution, credit card holders' account settings and needs
  • Assist with coordinating department's calendar, meeting scheduling, event planning and overall calendar & schedule management
  • Initiate deeper understanding of daily used software tools such as Microsoft 365, Adobe Acrobat Reader and basic Deltek Costpoint tools; assists accounting staff to leverage these tools
  • Other ad hoc job duties as assigned

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field with 2 years of relevant experience; in lieu of degree equivalent accounting experience will be considered
  • Knowledge of basic financial principals
  • Strong organization, time management, and analytical skills
  • Proficient with MS Office suite
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented


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The Emmes Company, LLC is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

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