Accounts Payable Associate

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Accounts Payable Associate

The Accounts Payable Associate is responsible for day-to-day accounting functions including, but not limited to, the accounts payable cycle. This role is responsible for assisting in the month-end close and annual audit process, reconciling select AP balance sheet accounts monthly and assisting the Accounting Manager and Corporate Controller with ad hoc projects and administrative tasks.

Nov 23 2021
Key Responsibilities
  • Support full cycle accounts payable activities in a high-volume environment (entering, processing, and paying invoices)
  • Review and Processing of invoices and requests for payment (daily)
  • Ensuring accurate vendor information, purchase order information, amounts, descriptions, terms, period of performance, and payment terms
  • Ensuring appropriate authorization on invoices/requests for payment
  • Responding to vendor inquiries timely and accurately
  • Researching proper project/general ledger coding as needed
  • Research account discrepancies
  • Responsible for creating/reviewing/executing payment runs (weekly) and off-cycle (as needed)
  • Attend/Participate in Internal/External meetings (as needed)
  • Assisting with audit requests and support collection/submission
  • Developing/Maintaining departmental policy and control documentation
  • Month/Quarter/Year End Close activities accruals and reconciliations (as needed)
  • Will participate in cross-functional Inter-group and departmental development
  • Assist with other ad hoc projects, as well as, supporting internal initiatives (as needed)
Minimum Requirements/ Qualifications
  • Associates degree or higher preferred
  • 5+ years full-cycle accounts payable experience required
  • Comprehensive understanding of best practices for both accounts payable processes and general accounting.
  • A solid understanding of how to maximize the use of technology as well as strong systems skills.
  • Ability to problem-solve.
  • Pays strict attention to detail.
  • Continuous improvement mindset with ability to manage large volume of transactions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Our vision is to bring personalized gene therapy to the world. We aim to prevent, halt or reverse disease throughout the body with a single dose of gene therapy designed to drive durable expression of functional protein, even in hard-to-reach tissues and organs including the brain, muscle and bone. Our ex vivo lentiviral gene therapy pipeline includes clinical programs in Fabry disease, Gaucher disease type 1 and cystinosis, as well as preclinical programs in Hunter syndrome, Gaucher disease type 3 and Pompe disease. AVROBIO is powered by our industry leading plato® gene therapy platform, our foundation designed to deliver gene therapy worldwide. We are headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., with an office in Toronto, Ontario.

AVROBIO, Inc is an EEO employer