Accounting Associate (Accounts Payable)

Paragon BioServices, Inc.
Severn, MD
Jul 20, 2019
Jul 23, 2019
Accountant, Finance
Full Time
Paragon Gene Therapy, now a part of Catalent, hires people with a passion to make a difference. Your expertise, coupled with our advanced technologies and collaboration with innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Paragon Gene Therapy, in Baltimore & Harmans, Maryland, provides industry-leading GMP development and manufacturing services for cutting-edge biopharmaceuticals such as recombinant viral vectors, next generation vaccines & hard-to-express recombinant proteins and oncolytic viruses. The Associate Accountant will be a cross functional member of the Finance & Accounting department with scope and responsibilities that include Purchasing, Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable. The individual within this role will get an opportunity to work in a team that is seeing growth in automated systems, team size and dynamic as well as process & policy evolution. Key responsibilities include, but not limited to: Receive and audit incoming invoices, verifying them against system generated purchase order, receiving document code and ultimately entering those invoices into QuickBooks system Process high volume of Accounts Payable invoices daily (2 way, 3 way match and operational) Address vendor inquiries, reconcile vendor statements, investigate and correct any discrepancies Enter and manage Purchasing requests as needed during times of high demand Liaison between Purchasing and Accounts Payable departments maintaining of the Purchasing/Inventory system Support month-end closing processes including credit card reconciliations, process daily cash receipts, maintenance of Fixed Assets database (SAGE FAS), ad hock reporting Experience & Education: HS Degree/GED and 5 years' experience working with accounts payable and receivable Expertise with MS Office with focus on Excel A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail and experience with high volume of invoicing A strong work ethic, professional attitude and reliability Experience with QuickBooks accounting system preferred Must be able to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and be able to respond effectively to pressure, manage multiple tasks and balance heavy workloads Paragon Bioservices is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. #LI-EW1

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