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Accounts Payable Specialist

Description

NEW ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST OPPORTUNITY WITH START-UP BIOTECH COMPANY!


Seeking a proactive, dedicated and deadline-driven Accounts Payable Specialist to join the fast-paced Finance team. In this integral position, you will be responsible for the full-cycle accounts payable process and assisting with the accounting close process. The company is involved in developing new technology with big implications. They are moving in the right direction, and now is a great time to join and experience the company's growth and success!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the entire Accounts Payable process, including but not limited to:
    o Receive and process purchase order requests
    o Maintain electronic purchase order files
    o Review and verify invoices and check requests
    o Sort, code and enter invoices into system
    o Obtain approvals for payment
  • Ensure accuracy within account coding transactions, project coding, department allocation, and posting dates
  • Prepare and perform weekly check runs and electronic payments (wires/ACHs) including reviewing the weekly open invoice reports and compiling all supporting documentation
  • Interact consistently with vendors and internal customers to address inquiries, policies and procedures and escalate issues as appropriate;
  • Maintain accurate vendor profiles and banking records
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies;
  • Manage the Accounts Payable inbox and keep all files organized and up to date
  • Maintain W-9s and preparation of annual 1099s
  • Assist senior level team members with month-end closing process
  • Support ad hoc projects and analyses as required

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

The ideal candidate has proactive work ethic and strong time management and organizational skills. Other competencies include:

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with outstanding interpersonal skills, including ability to translate financial concepts to individuals at all levels (including finance and non-finance managers).
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving/data analysis capabilities
  • Flexibility to work independently and cross functionally with teams in a fast-paced, high volume environment with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • 3+ years of experience in Accounts Payable and Accounting
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite with expertise in Excel
  • Experience with NetSuite (or a similar ERP system) and Bill.com (or other electronic payment system)

If interested in the position, please submit an application with a resume attached and reach out directly to the recruiter via email or call at (781)356-6907. All are welcome to apply!





About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

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Job Snapshot

Location US-MA-Cambridge
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Accounting
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Company Overview

Aston Carter

Founded in 1997, Aston Carter is a global recruitment and staffing provider, specialising in the placement of Risk and Compliance, Operations, Business and Organisational Change, Finance, and Management Consultancy professionals. We have over 350 staff members servicing 16 countries in Europe and Asia, with headquarters in London and offices in Brussels, Hong Kong, Paris, Singapore, Stockholm and Utrecht, and further U.K. offices in Birmingham, Bracknell, Edinburgh and Manchester. Learn More

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US-MA-Cambridge
Rachel Oh
7813566907
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Aston Carter
Company:
US-MA-Cambridge
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Accounting
Store Type:

Description

NEW ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST OPPORTUNITY WITH START-UP BIOTECH COMPANY!


Seeking a proactive, dedicated and deadline-driven Accounts Payable Specialist to join the fast-paced Finance team. In this integral position, you will be responsible for the full-cycle accounts payable process and assisting with the accounting close process. The company is involved in developing new technology with big implications. They are moving in the right direction, and now is a great time to join and experience the company's growth and success!

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the entire Accounts Payable process, including but not limited to:
    o Receive and process purchase order requests
    o Maintain electronic purchase order files
    o Review and verify invoices and check requests
    o Sort, code and enter invoices into system
    o Obtain approvals for payment
  • Ensure accuracy within account coding transactions, project coding, department allocation, and posting dates
  • Prepare and perform weekly check runs and electronic payments (wires/ACHs) including reviewing the weekly open invoice reports and compiling all supporting documentation
  • Interact consistently with vendors and internal customers to address inquiries, policies and procedures and escalate issues as appropriate;
  • Maintain accurate vendor profiles and banking records
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies;
  • Manage the Accounts Payable inbox and keep all files organized and up to date
  • Maintain W-9s and preparation of annual 1099s
  • Assist senior level team members with month-end closing process
  • Support ad hoc projects and analyses as required

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

The ideal candidate has proactive work ethic and strong time management and organizational skills. Other competencies include:

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with outstanding interpersonal skills, including ability to translate financial concepts to individuals at all levels (including finance and non-finance managers).
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving/data analysis capabilities
  • Flexibility to work independently and cross functionally with teams in a fast-paced, high volume environment with an emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration
  • 3+ years of experience in Accounts Payable and Accounting
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office suite with expertise in Excel
  • Experience with NetSuite (or a similar ERP system) and Bill.com (or other electronic payment system)

If interested in the position, please submit an application with a resume attached and reach out directly to the recruiter via email or call at (781)356-6907. All are welcome to apply!





About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter is a distinguished global provider of recruitment and staffing services to companies requiring highly specialized business professionals. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aston Carter has an unrivaled commitment to delivering first class service to clients and business professionals across a variety of disciplines, including Accounting and Finance as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance. With more than 60 offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and North America, Aston Carter provides local, regional and global expertise to drive value and meet our customers' unique needs. Aston Carter is a division of Aerotek. Aerotek is an operating company of Allegis Group, a global talent solutions provider.

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