Accounts Payable Associate

Location: Saint Petersburg, St.-Petersburg, Russia

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Requisition Number: 753

Position Title: Associate, Accounts Payable

External Description:

WORLDWIDE CLINICAL TRIALS

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

 

SUMMARY:  

The Accounts Associate prepares the full spectrum of the vendors’ / clients’ invoice processing and accounting function respectively. The job holder may work within either the Accounts receivable or the Accounts Payable teams.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Tasks may include but are not limited to:
 

Accounts Payable:

  • Be professional in charge of processing vendor bills/credit notes, including basic coding, fixed assets, prepayments, VAT and other taxes;
  • Reconcile Supplier statements including actioning on discrepancies;
  • Resolves vendor queries, escalating where required
  • Provides proof of compliance of payable documents to internal policies and client requirements;
  • Assistance with timely preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of A/P ageing, unposted/unapproved transactions and other related reports followed up with the review and analysis;
  • Helps identifying process gaps and expedites their resolution through consultation with supervisor;
  • Assist as needed with annual corporate external audit and with statutory corporate tax filings.

    Perform other duties as assigned.  The duties and responsibilities listed above are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
     

    OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
     
  • Strong organizational and self-motivation skills, coupled with a relentless passion for quality and reliability to “get it right the first time”. Candidate also needs to be able to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Clear understanding of best business practices with respect to this position, with a desire to continuously improve processes and internal controls.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to clearly and concisely present information, including English language proficiency. 
  • Be a self-starter and have the ability to use initiative;
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to interface appropriately with all levels of management;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.

 
REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Degree in a numerate discipline preferred or possess a degree (or equivalent) and at least 1 year of working experience in finance or accounting
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of financial software applications and databases. Ideal candidate will also have relevant ERP experience.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are essential. Proficiency in all other MS-Office applications will be requisite for this position.

Promotion to the next level is not automatic based on years of experience. Personnel are evaluated on proven competency, level of responsibility, and ability to work independently.  

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State: Sankt-Peterburg

Employment Type: Regular

Community / Marketing Title: Accounts Payable Associate

Company Profile:

We’re a global, mid-size CRO that pushes boundaries, innovates and invents — because the path to a cure for the world’s most persist diseases is not paved by those who play it safe, but by those who take pioneering, creative approaches, and implement them with quality and excellence. We are experts, bright thinkers, dreamers and doers and, together, we are changing the way the world experiences CROs, in the best possible way.

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