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Accounts Payable Specialist
Ref No.: 18-10236
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 08/13/2018 to 12/29/2018
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

Experience in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry preferred
Understanding of Sarbanes Oxley
Working knowledge of AP best practices Highly proficient in MS Excel; experience with SAP accounting system preferred
Strong work ethic and team player
High degree of professionalismAbility to deal sensitively with confidential material
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