Rockville, Maryland
Nov 04, 2020
Dec 03, 2020
Full Time
The Emmes Company, LLC is searching for an Accountant 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

This position will report to Accounting Manager and primary be responsible for Accounts Payable functions.


  • Maintain, analyze, update and reconcile Emmes credit card accounts; Prepare monthly clearing entries and clear activity out of balance sheet account and apply expenses appropriately to correct direct and indirect pools.
  • Review weekly Accounts Payable vouchers and ensure the accuracy of A/P invoices and payment details with GL Account and Project codes.
  • Perform accurate and timely entry of vendor invoices into the A/P and P/O modules in Costpoint when needed.
  • Review and approve Emmes employee expense reports, making sure ER submissions are aligned with GAAP rules and regulations; Manage and monitor pending ERs under Supervisors' and Approvers' queues.
  • Generate client invoices, independently working with Contracts Managers, Project Staff, and Clients as needed
  • Support department activities related to events and submissions such as Audits and 1099 submissions.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment and works with others in the department and the company to foster a team-based approach to problem solving.
  • Coordinate shared or dependent efforts with other members of the department to ensure work is completed timely
  • Perform miscellaneous administrative tasks and ad hoc assignments


  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field with at least 5 years' experience in accounting
  • Experience working in a Federal Government Contracting environment is a plus
  • Strong organization, time management, and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to apply company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues
  • Experience with Deltek - Costpoint software a plus
  • Proficient with MS Office applications
  • 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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