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Accountant I

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Cardiac Management Solutions

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh’s Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA’s Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh’s Coolest Offices. But it’s our unique opportunity to impact people’s lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Position Summary:  Performs General accounting and GL entries.  Will assist Senior accountants on various Finance projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs professional accounting functions involving the application of established accounting standards, principles, and practices. 
  • Performs Revenue and accounts receivable accounting.  
  • Maintains and reconciles general and subsidiary ledgers, prepares balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other operating and financial reports.  
  • Maintains Chart of Accounts and Financial Report groupings necessary to produce accurate financial statements.  
  • Responsible for documenting both Chart of Accounts and Financial Reporting groupings.  
  • Responsible for timely processing of accounts payable for inventory related purchases and ensuring proper accounting classification of these items. 
  • Assists CFO with sales and use tax filings.
  • Activities include preparing trial balances, preparing official financial statements, exhibits, and reports.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish work goals.  A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:  

  • Requires a degree in accounting or finance and 5 years of relevant accounting experience.  
  • Expert knowledge of MS Excel and MS Access or other database management tools. 
  • Systems implementation experience with an MRP system.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems and make appropriate judgment calls to insure the correct outcome.

Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Physical Demands: 

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, walk, talk and hear.  Employee may occasionally be required to lift and carry up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment:  

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer-Disability and Veteran

 

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