Accounts Payable Specialist

Basking Ridge, NJ, United States
Aug 20, 2018
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Accounts Payable Specialist

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals Inc.

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Accounts Payable Specialist position is to ensure timely and accurate processing of Ipsen's US accounts payable transactions. This position is responsible for performing the accounts payable process and seeing that all vendor invoices are paid within contractual terms. Other special projects will be assigned as necessary to support the growing business.

Essential Functions

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Performing accounts payable processing in an efficient, timely and accurate manner.
  • Ensure invoices and check requests are assigned POs or coded directly to GL accounts.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries regarding unpaid invoices and work if necessary with our business partners to resolve.
  • Set up ACH, Check and Wire payments within accounting system on a weekly basis.
  • Prepare analyses of accounts and produce monthly reports
  • Other special projects as required to support management
  • Recommend changes to improve the payment process as necessary
  • Complies with all laws, regulations and policies that govern the conduct of IpsenU.S. staff



• Degree preferred, not required


• 5+ years of accounts payable experience with a two-year business degree, or 7+ years of accounts payable experience
• Systems such as SAP, Concur and MS Office.

Core Competencies (Specific knowledge, skills and abilities that enable an individual to effectively perform the job)

• Strong Excel skills, including use of v-lookups and pivot tables.
• Strong organization skills and time management skills.
• Must be flexible, able to manage multiple tasks, and have strong attention to detail
• Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills a must
• Ability to effectively communicate with internal and external contacts at all levels

The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principles functions for this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required, and the scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance workload.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identity, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Ipsen Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. conducts background screening, reference checks, and drug testing as part of its pre-employment screening process. This description is not intended to be constructed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements for the position. This position may change or assume additional duties at any time. The employee may be requested to perform different or additional duties as assigned.

All Employees are expected to adhere to all company policies and act as a role model for company values.

IPSEN is an equal opportunity employer that strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.