Staff Accountant - Accounts Receivable

Harmans, MD, US
Apr 18, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Paragon Bioservices is a contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) whose focus is the development and manufacturing of cutting-edge biopharmaceuticals. We provide 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. Paragon's scientists, engineers, quality experts, manufacturing operators and program managers are experts working with biologics from research and process development to GMP manufacturing for clinical trials and commercial launch

The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing essential tasks related to Accounts Receivable including Invoicing and Collections. In this position you will collaborate with the client and our business development team, in order to resolve billing issues and ensure timely payment of invoices. Additionally, the Staff Accountant will work on reporting, reconciliations, and contribute to Accounts Receivable process improvements.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Process Accounts Receivable invoices associated to contractual agreements including associated milestones and pass through costs. Billing is done both on standard cycles and based on milestone timing.
  • Assist Program Accountant with updating Excel Billings Tool
  • Resolve collections on unpaid invoices with direct client interaction
  • Generating Ad Hoc Reconciliations and internal reports as needed
  • Month end close duties (Updating Project Summary Reports)
  • Provide accounting support for special projects as requested such as assisting with annual audits
  • High degree of collaboration with Project Management teams as well as within the Finance department.
  • Improve current schedules, tracking mechanisms, processes and procedures through application of technology

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor degree, in Accounting or Finance
  • 4+ years of experience with Accounts Receivable including invoicing and collections
  • Expert knowledge of Excel required
  • Ability to work in fast paced, high pressure environment with high attention to detail
  • Ability to shift and manage multiple priorities
  • Team player. Strong interpersonal, listening, questioning and communication skills (written and oral)
  • Analytical skills are a must
  • QAD experience is a plus

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.