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Assistant Controller

Basic Research
Salt Lake City, UT
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description



At Basic Research, we’re passionate about improving lives through science. We develop and sell some of the most sought-after dietary supplements and skincare products on the market, backed by real science and real results, and insist on having some fun along the way!


We are looking for an Assistant Controller to join our Accounting team! In this position you will be responsible for the day to day management and coordination of the Accounting processes and period end close.

Job duties:

  • Oversee monthly/period-end close process
  • Responsible for proper accounting of long term and short term debt
  • Oversee Inventory accounting
  • Reconcile and review reconciliations from the GL Team for all accounts in the General Ledger
  • Manage the annual Audit
  • Ensure compliance with and enact internal controls
  • Manage the GL Team of 2


  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Experience in accounts payable and receivables, preferred
  • CPA designation, a plus
  • Familiarity with US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Expected to contribute to a positive, congenial work environment where employees can thrive
  • Positive attitude, team player, good interpersonal communication skills
  • Able to work onsite on Tuesday & Thursdays


Why you’ll love working here:


  • Make an Impact: We care about your individuality by giving you freedom to grow and create within the company, regardless of your position.
  • Work Life Balance: Take the time you need to rest and relax with our flexible PTO policy, and 10 paid holidays.
  • Prepare for the Future: 401(k) with a generous company match of 100% of first 3% contribution and 50% match up to 5%, and both Company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability coverage.
  • Health Benefits: Medical with Health Savings Account (HSA) company contribution match option, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Give Back: Get paid to give your time to the community: ask us about this!
  • Growth & Development Stipend: Whether you’re looking into earning a degree or other job-related certifications and/or trainings, we cover up to $1,800 per year to help improve your craft.
  • Flexible Work Models: In-office, work-from-home, or hybrid, depending on position and location.
  • Company Culture: Companywide social events and activities: ask us about this!
  • Employee Discounts: Employee store open every 2 weeks, with substantial product discounts (skincare & dietary supplements)
  • Tenure Bonuses: Accumulative yearly work anniversary cash 
  • On-site Amenities: Fitness center, Café with weekly rotating menu open Tuesday & Thursdays during breakfast and lunch hours, free soda, coffee and snack stations, lounge areas
  • Work Satisfaction: Feel good knowing that the products you work with are backed by science and are making a difference in peoples lives.

A little more about us:

Basic Research is an award-winning, multimillion-dollar company and one of the top distributors in the beauty, anti-aging, weight-loss, bodybuilding, and skincare industries. For more than two decades, we have been distributing some of the best-selling, most sought-after formulations in the world. By bringing real research and science into the industry, we created a skin-care phenomenon with StriVectin-SD™. This "stretch-mark cream turned anti-wrinkle phenomenon" quickly became wildly popular and has earned its place as one of the most effective, highly recognized and successful skin-care product lines of all time. As each year passes and with continual new scientific findings, our product portfolio continues to expand to meet the needs of our customers.

We are intentional about hiring the right candidate for not only the position, but for the company as a whole. Every person at BR holds an important piece of the puzzle, and together make up a unique, passionate, and talented team. We aim to create an environment that each person is contributing and making a difference, and we work hard to ensure that not only our customers are living happy healthy lives, but our team is as well.

SOUND LIKE A GOOD FIT? Apply today, we'd love to meet with you!

Basic Research


Salt Lake City, UT
84116 USA


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