Protagonist Therapeutics

Summary: The Manager, Accounts Payable is responsible for coordinating and executing activities to ensure that all financial commitments and bills are validated, accurately coded, reported and paid promptly according to documented policies and procedures and in accordance with the company’s goals. Candidates must be comfortable with accrual accounting concepts and principles for purposes of month-end & quarter-end reconciliations.It is essential that candidates for this position are organized, can work autonomously without supervision, and possess excellent interpersonal skills for carrying out interactions with vendors, auditors, third party consultants, compliance officers, other employees, and members of senior management team. Candidates should be willing to grow their professional skills as the company changes and evolves.
Job Description:

Analyze and process accounts payable in a timely manner.
Process 2-way and 3-way matched invoices as well as non-PO invoices with correct codes conforming to standard procedures.
Handle vendor correspondence via phone or email.
Investigate and resolve problems associated with processing of invoices.
Reconcile various accounts on a monthly basis.
Receive, research, and resolve a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution to appropriate persons.
File, maintain, and distribute accounting documents, records, and reports.
Review and approve expense reports in accordance with the company’s T&E policy
Responsible for IRS 1099 compliance, filing and reporting
Manage vendor relations and build effective partnerships
Analyze processes and recommend improvements
Serve as subject matter expert for various account payable functions
Monitor internal controls within the P2P cycle, including collaboration with other departments when necessary. Ensure compliance of internal controls in accordance with SOX and assist with internal audit as needed
Perform other duties as required to support AP department

Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance/Business Administration or work-related field/discipline from an accredited college or university.
Essential Skills & Experience Requirements:

Minimum 8 years of related experience in an Accounts Payable function and a minimum of 3 years in a supervisor role
Experience with Expensify, NetSuite, and Coupa preferred
Must have prior experience with ERP system, I.E. SAP, Oracle, Coupa
Superior attention to detail and strong organizational skills; strong process improvement and problem-solving skills
Strong Excel expertise * Experience in SOX compliance requirements
Customer service, able to interact with external vendors and employees without supervision or oversight
Excellent communication skills
Able to work in an adaptive environment with a desire to learn and grow in your role

Protagonist is headquartered in Newark, CA. For further information, please visit
Job Type: Full-time

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