Assertio Therapeutics, Inc.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Lake Forest, IL, United States
Apr 27, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time


Under the general supervision of the Senior Manager of Accounting, support Accounts Payable functions and assist the finance department with tasks such as:

• Review and process invoices in AX Dynamics ERP system
• Compile check runs - matching checks and invoices, mailing checks to vendors
• Review and process expense reports in Concur
• Assist with filing Form 1099s
• Support SOX compliance and external audits
• Communicate and follow up with vendors and company business partners
• Other accounting and administrative tasks as assigned, such as preparing journal entries and account reconciliations.



• Bachelor's degree ideally in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance, highly desired
• 2+ years experience in Accounting or similar field required
• Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
• Experience in processing invoices using an ERP system highly desired, AX Dynamics a plus
• Superior and accurate data entry skills and attention to detail
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Ability to apply written and verbal instructions into daily work and to correctly interpret and adhere to policy and procedure
• Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
• Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work, to work under pressure and with interruptions


• Sitting - 70%
• Standing/walking - 30%
• Visual requirements: Able to see and read PC screens and read fine print
• Moderate Carrying and Lifting: Raising objects 15-40 pounds
• Repetitive motions: Approximately 4-6 hours keyboard work a day


• Ability to understand, remember, and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information
• Ability to communicate routine and factual information
• Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule
• Ability to count accurately and check results for accuracy

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.

About Us

Depomed, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products to treat pain and other central nervous system conditions. Founded in 1995, Depomed has successfully executed on strategy of acquiring, integrating and growing differentiated therapeutic products and building each into a strong market presence. The result is a broad portfolio of pain and neurology specialty pharmaceuticals currently comprised of five FDA-approved products. These include Gralise® for the management of Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN), Cambia® for the acute treatment of migraine attacks, Zipsor® for the relief of mild to moderate acute pain, Lazanda® for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients and our most recent addition, the company's flagship asset, the NUCYNTA® franchise.

Acquired in April 2015 and re-launched in June 2015, the NUCYNTA franchise includes NUCYNTA® ER for the extended management of pain, including neuropathic pain associated with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) and NUCYNTA® for immediate management of moderate to severe acute pain in adults.

Depomed also has successfully developed and licensed its unique drug-delivery technology, Acuform®. This patented oral-delivery technology allows for the targeted, extended release of pharmaceutical compounds into the upper gastrointestinal tract. The company's Acuform technology is currently being used in four marketed drugs, including Gralise.

Depomed's successful execution on strategy and has resulted in solid product revenue growth over the past three years. Located in Newark, California in the East Bay of San Francisco, Depomed is listed on the NASDAQ market under the ticker DEPO and employs approximately 500 people, of which approximately 350 are part of the Commercial organization.

Depomed is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disabled employer.