Tek Wissen Group is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. The below job opportunity is to one of Our clients who offer biotechnology product development services. The Company focuses on providing laboratory equipment, chemicals, supplies and services used in healthcare, scientific research, safety, and education.
Job Title: Accountant
Duration: 6 Months
Work Location: St. Louis, MO
Job Type: Contract
Work Type: On-Site
What you will do?
The candidate will be responsible for providing procure-to-pay (PTP) support across each department by developing a standard process and internal controls surrounding the PTP application, Catalyst. The candidate will partner with the Accounting Manager and act as the financial coordinator and project manager in developing a weekly cadence to manage and oversee Catalyst activity, directly impacting the supplier invoice back log and paid on time metrics. This position will be part of an evolving finance and accounting team that seeks to be recognized as valued business partners. As a result, additional accounting projects may be offered if successful in the main objective.
Daily partnership and communication with site procurement, supply chain, accounts payable and finance to actively manage open supplier invoice activity
Develop an advanced understanding of the financial procure to pay systems. Included though not limited to: Catalyst, SAP, Ariba
Lead procure to pay action items across the site to enforce resolution. Included though not limited to: Becoming a subject matter expert in Purchase Order, Goods Receipt, Supplier Invoice Posting and Supplier Payment management
Prepare weekly or monthly statistics and reports against open supplier invoices under Catalyst
Coordinate with the Accounting Manager and Accountant III to document a standard process and supporting internal controls against Catalyst management for both external and internal suppliers
Other accounting projects and duties as assigned once the main objective is complete
How will you get here?
Associate's degree in Accounting or Finance
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and/or Finance a plus
3-5 years of experience in accounts payable, accounting, procure to pay processes
Ability to multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment while meeting required deadlines.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, and Outlook
Catalyst, Ariba and SAP experience is a plus. General Ledger experience.
TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Employer (m/f/d/v) supporting workforce diversity