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Firefly Photonics is an equal opportunity employer.

We are continually seeking talented optics and photonics engineers who are permanent residents or U.S. citizens. Please email us your resume today.

Accountant at Firefly Photonics

Firefly Photonics LLC ( is an Iowa City-based tech start up focused on fabrication of infrared optoelectronic components for applications in sensors, projectors, and medical devices. We are looking for an accountant on a part time basis (10 hrs/week) at $25-45/hour, depending on experience and qualifications. The position will permit working from home or at Bioventures, a University of Iowa start-up incubator. Responsibilities include:

  • Perform ad-hoc financial analysis
  • Prepare regulatory filings, ensuring compliance with all relevant rules and regulations
  • Accurate and timely reporting of project financial information
  • Recording, summarizing, and analysis of project costs
  • Invoicing & revenue recognition
  • Project financial review
  • Manages, oversees, and/or perform the daily operations of the accounting department including, but not limited to banking, accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger maintenance, payroll, and revenue recognition and expense classification
  • Work with Brokers and the business to gather & review renewal information for corporate insurance arrangements
  • Review and maintain all corporate benefit plans


–Pass a background check

–U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder

–Ability to meet on a bi-monthly basis

–Master’s degree in business administration, accounting, or finance

–CPA certification


Desired qualifications:

–Experience with government contracts

–Five years of experience

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