Covance, Inc Accountant III Salary in the United States

How much does an Accountant III make at companies like Covance, Inc in the United States? The average salary for Accountant III at companies like Covance, Inc in the United States is $89,509 as of January 26, 2023, but the range typically falls between $79,502 and $99,516. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What does an Accountant III do at companies like Covance, Inc?

Job Overview:

Because of our passion and drive, Covance attracts the kind of people whose contribution has resulted in our exceptional growth. Once a part of our talented team, our employees stay at Covance to work in an environment that encourages career development, allows them to work alongside respected colleagues on challenging projects and provides a diverse global culture.

 

There is no better time to join us!

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs regular general ledger responsibilities including, but not limited to, journal entries, review of expenses, accruals, allocations, etc.
  • Completes month-end closing activities as assigned.
  • Prepares monthly financial reports, quarterly SEC schedules, account reconciliations, and other financial schedules or analyses as assigned.
  • Analyzes actual performance data; and assists with interpretation of variances from the historical trends.
  • Assists with the regular review of account reconciliations and resolution of outstanding items.
  • Assists in the preparation of annual tax schedules as required by Corporate.
  • Assists with SOX testing as assigned. Coordinates fixed asset physical inventory with the business units.
  • Build strong working relationships with Business Unit Accounting teams.
  • Collaborate with Business Unit and Corporate Controllership teams and ensure appropriate communication with these stakeholders when questions regarding accounting/reporting matters arise.
  • Assist in the preparation of meetings with these stakeholders on key accounting and reporting topics.
  • Ensure General Accounting policies, processes and operating procedures are clearly defined, up to date and documented.
  • Ensure General Accounting process designs are consistent with best practices and aligned with the Global R2R Design document, initiating process improvement initiatives where appropriate.
  • Create tools, processes, reports and metrics to drive and monitor these improvements.
  • Focused efforts will be placed on automation and system capabilities.
  • Resolve General Accounting related issues and disputes or escalate as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Years of experience in the job discipline: 2 to 4 years
 
  • Ability to review and analyze data
  • Proficient computer operation skills including accounting system, spreadsheets, and word processing software
  • Demonstrated ability to drive meaningful improvements in performance, quality and efficiency through system and process innovation and effective project management
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-national, matrix organization, and build mutually productive business partner

Education/Qualifications:

BS/BA in Accounting or Finance

Experience:

Years of experience in the job discipline: 2 to 4 years
 
• Ability to review and analyze data
• Proficient computer operation skills including accounting system, spreadsheets, and word processing software
• Demonstrated ability to drive meaningful improvements in performance, quality and efficiency through system and process innovation and effective project management
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-national, matrix organization, and build mutually productive business partner
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Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

$79,502
$99,516
$89,509
The chart shows total cash compensation for the Covance, Inc Accountant III in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $79,502 to $99,516 with an average total cash compensation of $89,509. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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