Accounting Associate Accounts Payable, Wareham, Massachusetts, United States


We are a member company of The Smithers Group, trusted providers of innovative solutions. Smithers Viscient performs environmental and consumer safety contract research and regulatory services for the crop protection, pharmaceutical, industrial chemical, and the consumer product industries. Smithers Viscient has performed standard guideline and higher-tiered environmental studies for over 45 years. We conduct studies to satisfy all regulatory requirements globally. Smithers Viscient is a leader delivering trusted testing services.

Offerings include environmental fate, plant and animal metabolism, aquatic and terrestrial ecotoxicology, honeybee and pollinator testing, avian toxicology, residue, analytical, and product chemistry, and regulatory risk assessment.  Contact us to apply or to learn more about a career at Smithers Viscient. 

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Accounting Associate Accounts Payable, Wareham, Massachusetts, United States

Posted: 23 April 2018

Job Summary
Position undertakes the Accounts Payable and general accounting functions for Smithers Viscient MRC. Position is responsible for Accounts Payable including vendor invoicfng, vouchering, coordination of purchase orders, temporary employee timesheets, verifying accuracy of Vendor statements, scanning necessary documentation for check run, verifying check preview reports, and maintain accounts payable files. Works closely with Vendors to resolve any billing discrepancies compared to goods received. Audits Expense Reports for proper documentation , as well as identifying company prepaid items against out of pocket expense . Month end A/P Reconciliation with the General Ledger. Review invoices for proper Sales Tax billing and documentation. Monitor and manage the Unvouchered Receipts Report. Excellent communication skills.

  1. Job Duties
Essential Functions:
  1. Review and verify invoices and check requests
  2. Validate and confirm purchase order and receiving documents to invoices
  3. Input vendor invoices for payment into SL accounting software
  4. Prepare weekly check run selection register for Corp. check processing
  5. Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  6. Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
  7. Prepare analysis of prepaid travel
  8. Maintain online A/P archives
  9. Additional duties as assigned.
  10. Experience with Microsoft Excel 
Physical Functions
Sitting - 90%
Standing - 5%
Reaching, lifting, bending, stooping - 30% Walking - 25%
Writing - 50%
Visual - 100%
Job Specifications
5 - 7 years of experience  is required; some college is preferred.     Knowledge of Solomon software and Accounts Payable is a plus.

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