POSITION OBJECTIVE:  As part of our global accounting team the Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for all aspects of accounts payable for certain wholly owned subsidiaries. Responsibilities include entering vendor invoices and preparing payments to vendors using QAD/ERP System. The Accounts Payable Specialist will also be responsible for special projects as directed. This position will interact with all departments within the organization. 

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Enter vendor invoices into QAD as they are received by email and US mail
  • Maintain vendor files including obtaining tax form W-9 from all new vendors
  • Ensure proper approvals are obtained
  • Sending Weekly and Monthly reports as directed
  • Assembles and processes overnight shipments
  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required
  • Performs filing and coping
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • May perform other duties as assigned


Required Education & Experience

  • Associates degree in Accounting preferred; may consider candidates with industry experience in lieu of degree
  • Minimum of at least 1 year of experience working in an Accounting position with a focus on the accounts payable process required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is required
  • Experience using QAD preferred, but not required                  

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Able to work seamlessly as part of a team or independently
  • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
  • Able to meet deadlines
  • May work independently with minimal direction from manager to accomplish objectives
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential


Working Conditions:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Office based position

Athenex is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

Athenex is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please notify HR and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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