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Accounts Payable Accountant

Company: Synteract
Location: United States Carlsbad CA 92008
Reference: 27819
Closing Date: 14 Feb 19
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits: Excellent

Job Summary:

Accounts Payable Accountant - Carlsbad, CA Office-based   Who We Are Synteract is a global full-service contract research organization with a successful three-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies. With our mission of ”Bringing Clinical Trials to Life,” we provide customized Phase I through IV services internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in Oncology, Neuro Degenerative...

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Accounts Payable Accountant - Carlsbad, CA Office-based   Who We Are Synteract is a global full-service contract research organization with a successful three-decade track record supporting biotechnology, medical device and pharmaceutical companies. With our mission of ”Bringing Clinical Trials to Life,” we provide customized Phase I through IV services internationally, offering expertise across multiple therapeutic areas including notable depth in Oncology, Neuro Degenerative Diseases, and Rare and Orphan Diseases, and in pediatric populations. Our mission is to support the innovation and development of better therapies in healthcare.   Position Overview Performs a key role in processing of  vendor invoices, expense reports and other accounts payable documents in an accurate, consistent and timely manner, compliant with company accounting policies, practices and procedures. Responsible for month end accruals and reconciliations. Performs miscellaneous tasks in support of the Accounting department, as necessary.   Specific tasks would include:   Accounts Payable

  • Code, match, enter, and batch vendor invoices for posting. Ensures that invoices are properly approved and have a purchase order when applicable.
  • Review non-billable expense reports for proper coding, amounts, support, and that they follow the Company’s expense guidelines.
  • Process checks and ACH batches, including printing and mailing checks, preparing wires, uploading ACH batches to the bank’s portal, and emailing remittance advices. Pay vendors with credit cards when applicable.
  • Reconcile the credit card vendor sub-ledger on a monthly basis.
  • Reconcile the accounts payable sub-ledger to the general ledger.
  • Reconcile the accrued but unpaid contractors hours/cost to the general ledger.
  • Research and resolve accounts payable disputes with vendors in a competent and professional manner.
  • Report any concerns and/or recommendations for improvements and efficiencies in Accounts Payable processes.
  • Ensure that all invoices are entered in the system for monthly closing and prepare appropriate accruals.
  • Prepare, print, and mail 1099 to vendors. Complete Form 1096 for filing with the Internal Revenue Service.
Other
  • Integral to ensuring timely preparation of journal entries, accruals, expense allocations, and reconciliation of general ledger accounts for the month-end close process.
  • Responsible for components of the month-end consolidation, intercompany billing transactions, and critical accounting controls.
  • Provides key assistance and support with year-end external audits.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field of study and 5+ years related experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and applicable financial laws, codes and regulations.
  • Intermediate level MS Excel skills; proficiency in MS Word, Outlook, Internet Explorer. Experience in Dynamics AX preferred.
  • Must possess a professional demeanor, able to interact effectively and collaborate with employees at all levels.  Must take initiative; be self-directed, and adept at problem solving.  Possess effective communication skills, both written and verbal.  
  If you’re passionate about bringing clinical trials to life, we encourage you to apply today!    Synteract’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with Synteract must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire. The Company will not sponsor applicants [to this position] for work visas. 
 

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Contact Information:

Address:  SynteractHCR Deutschland GmbH
Albrechtstrabe 14
80636 Munich
Germany
Tel:  +49 89 12 66 80 0
Fax:  +49 89 12 66 80 2444
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