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Associate Specialist, Accounting

Winnipeg, MB R3B
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Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


Full Time Permanent - Remote Based Position

Emergent BioSolutions is currently seeking an Associate Specialist, Accounting for our Winnipeg site. The select candidate will have a CPA Designation or be enrolled in the CPA program and have three to five years experience in finance and accounting. Must have experience in US GAAP/IFRS and financial statement preparation, and have strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and Power Point. Previous experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment as well as experience working in a public company and multi-currency organization is an asset. Must have the ability to multi-task, manage deadlines and have effective written and interpersonal communication skills. In addition, this individual will possess a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence and innovation.


Emergent BioSolutions is dedicated to one simple missionto protect and enhance life.

As a global specialty pharmaceutical company, Emergent offers specialized products to healthcare providers and governments to address medical needs and emerging health threats.

We value the diversity that each employee brings, and while we look for people who share our Core Values, we thrive on difference as well. With hundreds of talented employees working around the globe, Emergent is a growing organization with a wide variety of scientific, technical and professional career opportunities worldwide.


As an integral member of the financial accounting Team, the Associate Specialist, Accounting participates in the full cycle accounting process, responsible for the preparation of various financial reports in accordance with US GAAP, and analyses of company financial data.


  • Completion of assigned month-end accounting close processes and procedures
  • Prepare and input accounting entries into SAP including completion of appropriate documentation and supporting work papers
  • Calculate and enter various accruals
  • Prepare detailed month-end general ledger account reconciliations to support account balances
  • Assist others in tax and compliance areas including sales and use tac, property tax, tax audits, etc.
  • Respond to various queries and requests from external/internal auditors
  • Analyze and investigate variances and prepare reconciliation vs. budget, actual, forecast and prior years results
  • Complete Special projects and non-routine assignments as may be required by management

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.


  • CPA Designation or Enrolled in the CPA program and have three to five years experience in finance or accounting
  • Experience in US GAAP/IFRS and financial statement preparation
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Power point
  • Experience with financial systems (SAP/ERP preferred)
  • Previous experience in a fast paced manufacturing environment as well as a public company and multi-currency experience are assets
  • Ability to work at both detailed analytical level and at summary level on projects and assignments with speed and accuracy
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines is essential
  • Effective written and interpersonal communication skills


  • Citizenship/Permanent Resident or Valid Work Permit.
  • Successful Completion of a Criminal Record Check.

Interested? Please visit www.emergentbiosolutions<>.com under the career section to apply today!

As part of our team, you'll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy<>.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actionswhether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the communitywe strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


  • Stand shoulder to shoulder no matter what
    • We combine our best thinking and communicate openly to support each other.
  • Break through thinking
    • We take smart risks, pursue innovation and challenge ourselves to constantly improve.
  • Own it always
    • Every person at Emergent is engaged and accountable for delivering on our commitments.
  • Compete where it counts
    • We set the right goals and respect each other as we conquer them together.


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Posted: 2022-07-22 Expires: 2022-08-22

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