Accounts Payable Specialist in Cambridge, Massachusetts at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance. 

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Industry-leading, bio-pharmaceutical company, listed top 40 of Global Innovation
  • Innovator in scientific breakthroughs and has been at the frontier each decade
  • Vision and passion around revolutions in biology for human health
  • Committed to their team, discovery, a sense of urgency, open culture, and best in class performance

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Be a part of a committed and most forward-thinking team in their field
  • Work alongside a diverse and culturally aware environment with opportunities for employee development and networking
  • Year-round employee wellness programs and extensive employee health/safety programming
  • Community events that promote education, learning, and wellness along with arts and cultural institutions
  • Opportunity to collaborate on company-wide community service days and volunteerism

WHERE THIS POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Cambridge, MA

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Coordinate the day-to-day processing of routine invoices for payment (matching, coding, entry into SAP, obtaining proper approvals.
  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders. Monitor the Accounts Payable mailbox.
  • Assist the Accounts Payable team with invoice processing, check matching and mailing, open daily mail.
  • Provide customer service and support to internal departments and vendors with respect to various accounts payable inquiries.
  • Maintains financial information, files and records (e.g. copies of paid invoices, checks, approval documentation, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and audits.
  • Work closely with purchasing and receiving to address and resolve all invoices issues and discrepancies.
  • Assist with annual Form 1099 for all applicable vendors, request vendors W-9 or W-8 forms as needed.
  •  Assists auditors for the purpose of providing support and documentation on internal processes for accounts payable.
  • Assist with special projects, as needed. Assist with all related month end tasks

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Minimum Degree Required: Associate's Degree (Community College, MBO)
  • Understanding of Sarbanes Oxley Working knowledge of AP best practices 
  • Highly proficient in MS Excel
  • Strong work ethic and team player
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Strong interpersonal (verbal and written) communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with various levels of management
  • Decision-making, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills.