Axle Informatics

Accounting Assistant

Job Locations US-MD-Rockville
Posted Date 1 month ago(11/2/2023 3:43 PM)
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Axle Informatics is looking for a dynamic Accounting Assistant to support its affiliate companies in a variety of industries in a high-performing and fast-paced environment.


Axle Informatics is a bioinformatics and information technology company that offers innovative computer services, informatics, and enterprise solutions to research centers and healthcare organizations around the globe. With experts in software engineering, bioinformatics, and program management, we focus on developing and applying technology tools and techniques to empower decision-making and accelerate the discovery in translational research. Our affiliate Companies include companies in the government contracting industry working closely with us on key contracts with the NIH as well as companies in the Real Estate and Non-Profit industries. We are looking for a candidate looking to diversify their career by working across these different industries.


What you will do:

  • Responsible for general accounting functions.
  • Assisting with the semi-monthly payroll process.
  • Preparation and entry of payroll journal entries and other entries as required.
  • Preparation of monthly bank and credit card reconciliations.
  • Post and balance a wide variety of financial data in various ledgers.
  • Assist in the preparation of financial statements, corporate reporting, and internal management reports.
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts including accrued payroll accounts.
  • Monthly processing of vendor A/P and employee reimbursements.
  • Process monthly AR invoices and collections.
  • Work on monthly, interim, and year-end tasks as needed, support Senior Accountant with year-end audits.
  • Review accounting transactions for accuracy and completeness and verify against appropriate documentation.
  • Prepare tax-related forms and filings, as required.
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned.

Who You Are: 

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.
  • You possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others as required.


    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance or related discipline.
    • Demonstrated professional experience in accounting is a plus.
    • Understanding of basic financial, statistical, and accounting concepts.
    • Familiarity and experience using an accounting software such as Business Central, QuickBooks, Vantagepoint is a plus
    • Familiarity with Non-Profit and/or Real Estate industries is a plus.
    • Strong working knowledge of Excel


  • 100% Medical, Dental & Vision premium coverage for Employees  
  • Paid Time Off (Including Holidays) 
  • Employee Referral Bonus  
  • 401K Match 
  • Tuition reimbursement and professional development opportunities 
  • Flexible Spending Accounts:
    • Healthcare (FSA)
    • Parking Reimbursement Account (PRK)
    • Dependent Care Assistant Program (DCAP)
    • Transportation Reimbursement Account (TRN)


The diversity of Axle’s employees is a tremendous asset. We are firmly committed to providing equal opportunity in all aspects of employment and will not tolerate any illegal discrimination or harassment based age, race, gender, religion, national origin, disability, marital status, covered veteran status, sexual orientation, status with respect to public assistance, and other characteristics protected under state, federal, or local law and to deter those who aid, abet, or induce discrimination or coerce others to discriminate.


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Disclaimer: The above description is meant to illustrate the general nature of work and level of effort being performed by individual’s assigned to this position or job description. This is not restricted as a complete list of all skills, responsibilities, duties, and/or assignments required. Individuals may be required to perform duties outside of their position, job description or responsibilities as needed.



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