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Manager, Accounts Payable Cambridge United States, London United Kingdom, Basel Switzerland,  

Posted on : 24 May 2017

Project Description

If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2017-222 in the subject line when emailing resume to: For more information on CRISPR Therapeutics, please click here.Publish and Exit Position Summary This position is responsible for the efficient management of the Accounts Payables function at CRISPR Therapeutics. Primary responsibilities include operating as a working manager by completing and overseeing Accounts payables tasks and operations. The ideal candidate will be responsible for Accounts payable related task and overall function-driven operations including but not limited to; daily supervision, procurement activities, vendor set-up, timely and accurate posting of payable invoices into the accounting system and the preparation of vendor payments on a weekly basis. This role will liaise closely with others for invoice authorization and will interact with all levels of management. This position is a hands-on position with supervision and will report in to the Senior Manager of Accounting while assisting with month-end close tasks. This position also requires the ability to multitask in a fast-paced professional environment and effectively manage and respond to competing priorities while working with people across the entire organization. Responsibilities Manage all aspects of Accounts Payable Operations, including completing and overseeing vendor invoice vouchering, payment disbursements, 1099 and tax related matters Ensure the accuracy and continued maintenance of invoice processing and timely vendor payments Assist Senior Manager of Accounting with the month-end close tasks including booking journal entries and preparing balance sheet reconciliations Address vendor issues and proactively implement, document and maintain best practice policies and procedures that will establish efficiencies within the A/P function Assist with implementing, maintaining and adhering to internal controls as they relate to the Accounts payable function for SOX compliance Manage the development and expansion of systems and processes required to execute process improvements where needed Manage and assist with SOX compliance testing, annual audits and quarterly financial reviews as they relate to the A/P function Act as a liaison between the company and external 3rd parties to meet information needs and to ensure that proper information is maintained for historical purposes, as required Ad hoc projects as required Minimum Qualifications Bachelor s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, business administration, accounting, finance or related field preferred 7+ years of experience in Accounts Payable, preferable in the life sciences and/or healthcare industry, with at least 1 or more years of leadership experience Solid understanding of accounting concepts required, with degree work preferred Experience with ERP A/P system, as well as 1099 filing experience Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work Strong computer and business solution software skills, fast and accurate alpha and numeric data entry required Very good communication skills for communicating with support personnel and management; strong analytics and problem solving skills Experience in the use of data entry programs Time management and workload efficiency skills Persistence in finishing projects in spite of hindrances; readiness to go extra mile to avoid mistakes and produce new opportunities Competencies Problem Solving  The ability to understand a situation, task or problem by breaking it down into smaller pieces using a systematic approach and to identify patterns and connections between situations that are not obviously related. Attention to detail  Maintains a very high attention to detail in designing and testing hypotheses and analyzing data. Challenges assumptions, demonstrates highly organized thinking and documentation. Communication and Teamwork  The ability to effectively express ideas in written and oral context. The ability to work co-operatively with others; the genuine desire to be a part of a team and contribute to organizational and team goals. Customer Focus  The desire to understand and anticipate internal/external customer needs and take action to meet or exceed these needs. Decision Making - The ability to make sound decisions using judgment by evaluating all factors involved and potential impact. Passion  Creates an exciting environment where there is a true passion for the vision of CRISPR Therapeutics to bring novel medicines to patients suffering from serious diseases. If interested and qualified, please include Requisition # 2017-222 in the subject line when emailing resume to: For more information on CRISPR Therapeutics, please click here.


Cambridge MALondon UKBasel Switzerland

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