Staff Accountant

Job Location US-PA-Philadelphia
Regular Full-Time


ERT - Philadelphia is hiring for a Staff Accountant! This person will ensure the activity recorded to the G/L is accurate and timely in order to prepare financial statements.


ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that our customers can move ahead with confidence. With more than 45 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so it can adapt without compromising standards.

Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement, and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Over the past four years, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, Biotechs, and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 9,500+ studies spanning three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly – and with confidence. For more information, go to or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.     



  1. Prepare journal entries
  2. Complete general ledger operations
  3. Prepare analysis of accounts
  4. Ensure Balance sheet and bank account reconciliations are completed accurately and timely
  5. Maintain the fixed asset ledger, depreciation, reconciliations and ensure all capital projects are properly recorded in the ledger.
  6. Review G/L coding accuracy
  7. Ensure Intercompany activity is properly recorded and reconciled
  8. Assist with month end close process
  9. Track invoices and payments associated with rebate calculation
  10. Assist with preparation and coordination of the audit process


  1. Other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager
  2. Complete special projects as requested
  3. Assist with the documentation and testing of internal controls within the accounting department function to comply with audit requirements 

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.



  1. 4 Year Accounting degree
  2. Minimum 2 years accounting experience
  3. Must be able to prioritize schedules
  4. Must be able to work independently with minimal guidance and collaborate as part of team
  5. Ability to multi-task
  6. Good computer skills including Excel and Oracle
  7. Excellent communication skills (ability to communicate both verbally and through online/email methods)
  8. Excellent organizational and time management skills
  9. Detail oriented, hardworking, and accurate

The Department Head has the discretion to hire personnel with a combination of experience and education, which may vary from the above listed qualifications.


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