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Job: Book Keeper, bioMASON Inc, Durham, NC

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General Information


Job title: Book Keeper
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Job location: Durham, NC  27703 United States
Requisition code: PO BOX 110345
Date posted: 10/12/2017
Compensation: TBD
Job category:Accounting & Finance
Employment type:Full time
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Job Description

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bioMASON is a unique biotechnology start-up manufacturing company with a natural process
that will revolutionize the building and construction industry. bioMASON employs
microorganisms and chemical processes to manufacture biological cement-based masonry
building materials in ambient temperatures.

bioMASON is dedicated to finding talented, multi-faceted, hard-working, and passionate
people to join our innovative team. We are a young start-up seeking to make a massive
impact on carbon emissions. bioMASON believes in a fast-paced, creative working
environment that fosters collaboration and innovation unhindered by traditional boundaries.
bioMASON is seeking a Bookkeeper to work in our HQ office. We are looking for someone
who is comfortable in a fast-paced, start-up environment. Candidates should be comfortable
working independently, and willing to learn new skills without direct supervision. Candidates
should excel at multi-tasking and may be asked to help with varied tasks relating to all
aspects of the office work.

Responsibilities include:
• Recording accounts payable and credit card charges following Company procedures
related to supporting documentation such as packing lists, receipts, purchase orders,
• Maintain and ensure compliance with Accounts Payable invoice approval procedures
• Schedule payments and prepare checks for timely payment of accounts payable and
other liabilities
• Understand debt compliance requirements
• Prepare sales and use tax reports and payments for both customer sales and
Company purchases
• Reconcile bank and credit card accounts monthly
• Prepare customer invoices
• Monitor accounts receivable accounts following up as necessary on past due
• Record cash receipts, make bank deposits
• Maintain physical fixed asset records
• Reconcile fixed asset details to QuickBooks and fixed asset subsidiary ledger
• Reconcile all balance sheet accounts monthly as part of preparation of draft financial
• Analyze and report on income statement accounts monthly for trends, consistency
and budget comparison
• Participate in preparation of annual budget along with the executive team
• Prepare draft monthly financial statements to be reviewed by supervisor [s]
• Maintain the chart of accounts
• Prepare books in records timely for the annual audit and tax return preparation
• Provide year end information to external accountant for tax return preparation

• Prepare monthly payroll confirming all deductions each reporting period
• Comply with all federal, state and local reporting requirements
• Maintain petty cash fund
• Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management
• Maintain the annual budget
• Setup and maintain files in a systematic way such that records are easily accessible
and clearly labeled
• Monitor office supply levels and reorder as necessary
• Purchase supplies and equipment as authorized and directed by management
• Maintain benefits records for employees and insurance reporting, reconciling each
• Review all monthly benefit invoices for accuracy
• Complete annual insurance audits and maintain coverage details with an outside
• Maintain employee PTO records reconciling totals each month
• Prepare monthly grant reports and maintain or improve systems to report details as
required for grants, contracts etc.
• Provide assistance and support to management as needed
• Maintain a neat and organized work area
• Performing other duties assigned by your supervisor (s)
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Job Requirements

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Required Skills:
* High Level Experience in QuickBooks and Excel
* Clear and effective communication skills
* Ability to learn quickly in fast paced environment
* Detail Oriented
* Proactive, punctual, persistent
* Ability to Self-Manage Deadlines
* Comfortable with a fast-paced work environment
bioMASON associates must possess:
* Integrity and Honesty
* Passion and Motivation
* Analytical Skills
* Intelligence and Aptitude
* Productivity

The candidate should have an Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business
administration, business experience, as well as a knowledge of bookkeeping and Generally
Accepted Accounting Principles. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong
background in QuickBooks accounting software.
Must have reliable transportation to the Research Triangle Park area.
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