Accounts Payable Manager

Heat Biologics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company and Pelican Therapeutics is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Heat. Together they are progressing a portfolio of immunotherapy products to fight cancer. In the next year, Heat/Pelican will have multiple products in numerous early phase clinical programs. This position will be based in Durham, North Carolina and the successful candidate must be organized, self-motivated, and able to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic biotech environment where flexibility, tolerability to rapid change, and drive to make a significant impact is essential.

The Accounts Payable Manager is a hands-on member of this dynamic biotech start-up company. This position is responsible for all activities in the accounts payable function, ensures timely payments of vendor invoices and maintains accurate records and control reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establishes and maintains financial systems to assure timely and accurate payment of all accounts payable.
  • Supervises preparation and distribution of all invoices, statements, contracts, vouchers, etc. for payment to ensure compliance with internal controls.
  • Monitor and resolve all account payable issues and administer all invoices for vendors
  • Regularly informs the Controller of the status of the payables section and makes recommendations for improvements in systems and procedures.
  • Training of personnel on use of Concur expense reporting system.
  • Ensures timely and accurate availability of status reports and information for appropriate staff.
  • Manage the 1099-Misc reporting requirements.
  • Reconciles all accounts payable general ledger accounts monthly.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance, Management or related field.
  • 5+ years of accounting experience.
  • 3+ years of relevant Accounts Payable Manager work experience.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong cross-functional interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with NetSuite and Concur software packages preferred.

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