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Accounts Payable Specialist

18 May 2018

WHO WE ARE

Biotage is a global technology-based company that offers a broad range of instrumentation, consumable products, and technical expertise in the areas of Analytical Sample Preparation and Synthetic Organic Chemistry. Customers include research scientists at pharmaceutical and biotech companies, food and agriculture, personal care, fine chemical companies and scientists at major academic and government life science research centers.

JOB OVERVIEW

We are seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist responsible for general accounting with focus on full cycle of A/P (process vendor invoices, reconcile A/P accounts, review/approve employee expenses, etc.).

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Responsible for all accounting work necessary to ensure accounts payables are processed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Accountable for investigating and resolving issues associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders.
  • Ensure accurate coding and GL posting of all expense items.
  • Responsible for processing payments in accordance to payment terms.
  • Assist with monthly status reports and monthly closings as needed.
  • Responsible for the accurate processing and reconciliation of inter-company A/P invoices.
  • Support fixed asset management by identifying capex invoices and ensuring proper entry in ERP.
  • Responsible for reviewing and reconciling AMEX purchasing card transactions in accordance with company guidelines and policies.
  • Handle a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons.
  • Review and audit all employee travel expenses for compliance with the company’s travel policy and prepare associated reports for monthly journal entries.
  • Regularly update finance manual for all A/P procedures.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and distribution of accounting documents, records and reports.
  • Perform other general accounting duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Two-year degree from an accredited college or university in accounting or other related fields with two to five years relevant experience working with accounts payable; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Desire candidate would have four-year degree in accounting.
  • Strong accounting and math aptitude.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office applications – Ability to perform advanced excel functions.
  • Prior experience working with ERP systems.
  • Working knowledge of web-based expense management systems preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may infrequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

Work Environment

Office based in a cubicle; the noise level in the work environment is usually low-moderate.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Application

Biotage welcomes ideas and the changes they bring; we treat each other with dignity and respect. Come join our dedicated, friendly team and enjoy competitive wages and superb benefits. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume here.

Biotage is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State, and local governing bodies and agencies.