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Sr Accounts Payable Specialist (Contract)

Company: Novavax
Location: Gaithersburg
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

This position requires that you be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless you need a reasonable accommodation for a religious belief or a health-related need. If you find science, speed, and success exhilarating, you have come to the right place. Novavax, Inc.(Nasdaq: NVAX) is a biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally through the discovery, development, and commercialization of innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases. Novavaxis currently conducting multiple late-stage clinical trials for NVX-CoV2373, our vaccine candidate against the virus that causes COVID-19, and has recently reported exciting and highly encouraging initial efficacy results. NanoFlu, our quadrivalent influenza nanoparticle vaccine, met all primary objectives in its pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial in older adults. Both candidate vaccines incorporate Novavax' proprietary saponin-based Matrix-M adjuvant to enhance the immune response and stimulate high levels of neutralizing antibodies.Novavaxis a leading innovator of recombinant vaccines. Our proprietary technology platform leverages the power and speed of genetic engineering to efficiently produce highly immunogenic nanoparticles in order to address urgent global health needs. Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic. We are seeking a Sr Accounts Payable Specialist who has a detailed and proven understanding of full-cycle accounts payable processes. This position is located in Gaithersburg, MD. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Accurate and timely processing of invoices for approval and matching invoices to related Purchase Orders and Receipts Help provide and prepare supporting documentation for external auditors and other consultants Follow up on invoicing issues and payment inquiries with internal/external customers Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management Processing of expense reports through the Concur System, as needed Participate in the month-end close process Assist with monthly account reconciliations and analysis Assist with year-end A/P duties, including filing of Form 1099s, etc. Performs other duties as required to support the Finance Department Minimum Requirements: 5+ years of Accounts Payable/Accounting experience B.S. Degree in Accounting or related field preferred but not required SAP experience required Manufacturing or pharmaceutical experience a plus Government Contract and Project Cost Accounting experience a plus Strong analytical and writing skills Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. Must be proficient in MS Excel, as well as have general PC skills. Other Qualifying Requirements: Results-oriented; dependable; and a self-starter Has a high attention to detail and the ability to self-prioritize workflow and critically evaluate information Experience working with other departments Must be proactive, enthusiastic and motivated to learn new skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels within the company Experience using the Concur Travel and Expense System Highly flexible and ability to work effectively in a team environment This position requires periodic weekend/evening work. Novavax is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland with additional facilities in Uppsala, Sweden and Bohumil, Czech Republic. Novavax is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol NVAX and is dedicated to developing novel vaccines to address infectious disease. Novavax offers a base salary, annual bonus, equity grants, professional career development/growth opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Rx, STD, LTD, Life, Optional Life, 401(k) plan. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled Novavax is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment and advancement opportunities are available to all individuals on an at-will basis, regardless of their race, color, national origin, religion, ancestry, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, protective hairstyle, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Novavax, Washington DC , Sr Accounts Payable Specialist (Contract), Accounting, Auditing , Gaithersburg, DC

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