Accounts Payable Manager – South San Francisco

We have a new health technology client that offers testing services. This is a well-funded start-up company that is looking to round out their in-house accounting team. As an Accounts Payable Manager, you will join the Finance department of our rapidly growing organization. You will be involved in a full cycle accounts payable function and will report to the Accounting Manager.

Ideal candidates will have a background in:

  • LIfe Sciences companies
  • Pharmaceutical companies
  • Biopharmaceutical companies

Requirements Include

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA/BS) is required
  • 5 years Accounts Payable experience with strong knowledge of the process
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Able to understand, improve upon and create related workflows
  • Professional, collaborative yet persistent demeanor, and able to communicate effectively with vendors and employees
  • Able to identify and prioritize key issues, within the context of meeting accounting and reporting deadlines
  • Proactive with strong problem solving skills
  • Power user and proficient with spreadsheets
  • Able to work independently with little instruction in a highly organized manner
  • Demonstrated competency in using Netsuite and other accounting related software tools
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

Duties Include

  • Review, sort, and match invoices to POs and receiving documents in NetSuite
  • Ensure all invoices are coded to the correct GL accounts and cost centers
  • Streamline employee expense reporting process and ensure compliance with the expense policy
  • Assist in implementing purchase order process and ensure compliance with the purchasing policy
  • Answer employee inquiries related to purchasing process and expense reporting
  • Answer vendor inquiries and interact with vendors regarding issues relating to invoices
  • Prepare and process weekly check runs, one-off checks, wire transfers and ACH payments
  • Maintain W9 forms for all vendors
  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Book accruals for month end close and ensure all costs have been booked in the correct period
  • Additional month end close procedures, G/L account reconciliation and involvement in monthly and quarterly account flux analysis
  • Assist with and prepare financial schedules for audit of A/P related accounts
  • Special projects as required

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Salary base range of $85,000.00 – $90,000.00
  • Full benefits package
  • Able to work in a progressive tech company with great perks

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