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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/28/2016

Shire Pharmaceutical Exton, PA

Exton, PA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description
The Accounts Payable Supervisor will be responsible for directing and coordinating all aspects of vendor invoice processing and vendor payment functions for Global Business Services (GBS). In addition, a significant portion of this role will be utilized to ensure SOX compliance while obtaining maximum efficiency and effectiveness in our processes.

Oversee the day-to-day activity of the Accounts Payable group. Provide necessary supervision, guidance and mentoring to accounts payable staff. Ensure annual career development plans are prepared. Oversee the preparation of the year-end IRS Form 1099 s for all non-incorporated payees for review by the Tax Department. Assist Manager with month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing procedures and reporting schedules. Ensure sensitive and confidential information is handled appropriately.

25% Will have regular and on-going interaction with employees at all levels as well as outside suppliers. Maintain sufficient records to support expenses and payments to vendors. Coordinate payment timetables through communication to functional business managers and accounts payable staff. Review and approve new vendors in the accounts payable system. Work with the Supplier Registration team for any questions regarding duplicate vendors and general vendor questions. Monitor all recurring rent and tax payments to vendors. Monitor and assure all past due invoices are approved and processed.

25% Assist in developing policies and procedures that support Shire s business objectives and ensure the effective and efficient processing of financial information to support Shire s global growth. Act as a financial information resource and be a proactive business partner supporting all of Shire s operations. Ensure compliance with all federal, state and local statutory and government reporting requirements.

Perform special projects as required.

BA / BS Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
Experience in service-oriented or regulated industries is desired.
Experience with SAP and/or JD Edwards would be a plus
Minimum of 5 years experience with at least 2 years of management / supervisory experience

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We have best-in-class products available in more than 100 countries across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal / Internal Medicine / Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; a growing franchise in Oncology; and an emerging, innovative pipeline in Ophthalmics.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.

Shire is an equal opportunity employer. Shire evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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Reasonable Accommodations
Shire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please call 484-595-8400 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.