Accounts Payable Specialist

Gaithersburg, MD
Oct 03, 2022
Oct 07, 2022
Full Time
Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) is a biotechnology company that creates transformational vaccines that address some of the world's most pressing infectious diseases. We have more than a decade of experience contending with some of the world's most devastating diseases, including COVID-19, seasonal influenza, RSV, Ebola, MERS, and SARS. Hard-won lessons and significant advances illustrate that our proven technology has tremendous potential to make a substantial contribution to public health worldwide. Our scientists are committed to developing vaccine candidates for some of the world's toughest viral threats by utilizing the power of our innovative recombinant nanoparticle vaccine platform. Our vaccine technology combines the power and speed of genetic engineering with the immunogenicity enhancing properties of our Matrix-M adjuvant to efficiently produce highly immunogenic particles targeting some of the most pressing viral infectious diseases. Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic. Summary of the Position : We are seeking a Accounts Payable Specialist who has a detailed and proven understanding of full-cycle accounts payable processes. This position is located in Gaithersburg, MD and requires that work on-site 3 days per week. Responsibilities include but are not limited to : Accurate and timely processing of invoices for approval and matching invoices to related Purchase Orders and Receipts Help provide and prepare supporting documentation for external auditors and other consultants Follow up on invoicing issues and payment inquiries with internal/external customers Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management Processing of expense reports through the Concur System, as needed Participate in the month-end close process Assist with monthly account reconciliations and analysis Assist with year-end A/P duties, including filing of Form 1099s, etc. Performs other duties as required to support the Finance Department Minimum Requirements : 5+ years of Accounts Payable/Accounting experience SAP experience required Strong problem solving, analytical and writing skills Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Must be proficient in MS Excel, as well as have general PC skills. Other Qualifying Requirements : Results-oriented; dependable; and a self-starter Has a high attention to detail and the ability to self-prioritize workflow and critically evaluate information Experience working with other departments Must be proactive, enthusiastic and motivated to learn new skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels within the company Experience using the Concur Travel and Expense System Highly flexible and ability to work effectively in a team environment Preferred Qualifications : BS Degree in Accounting or related field preferred but not required Manufacturing or pharmaceutical experience Government Contract and Project Cost Accounting experience This position requires periodic weekend/evening work. Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Except where prohibited by applicable state law, this position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you need a reasonable accommodation or qualify for an exemption. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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