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Senior Analyst, Accounts Payable

  • Second Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
  • Full Time

About the Job

The Senior Analyst of Accountings Payable oversees daily functions, monitors weekly tasks and analyzes invoice transactions and supplier payables to ensure prompt payments and multi-system alignment. This position focuses on complex tasks with minimal supervision requirement.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage day-to-day processing of accounts payable invoices.

• Resolve more complex invoice discrepancies.

• Handle sensitive vendor inquiries and reconcile more complex vendor statements.

• Prepare and process Accounts Payable weekly checks, ACH and wire payments.

• Review accruals and support month end closing process.

• Work closely with General Ledger, Accounting and Cost Accounting teams.

• Maintain and update departmental SOPs.

• Verify transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.

• Create and schedule reports for analysis on quality review.

• Oversee and manage outstanding payment report.

• Assist with 1099-MISC and 1099-NEC reporting.

• Run monthly aging reports and research discrepancies.

• Analyze alignment between Procure to Pay system and ERP.

• Execute steps of the audit process as needed.

• Collaborate with Corporate Management peers and other stakeholders.

• Provide AP staff and end users with training and guidance.

• Perform root cause analysis of errors and suggest process improvement.

• Participate in Accounts Payable process improvement projects.

• Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or Finance

• 4+ years of prior work experience with general ledger and procure-to-pay systems

Preferred Qualifications

• 5+ years of progressively responsible experience with general ledger and procure-to-pay systems

• 3+ years of professional experience:

  • with Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains and Concur
  • working in a detailed monthly close environment
  • applying accounting principles on a day-to-day basis
  • completing documentation, research and resolution

• Proficiency in Outlook, Microsoft Word and advanced proficiency in Excel

• Exposure to a Sarbanes-Oxley environment related to compliance, enforcement and education

• Demonstrated history of effective problem solving

• History of effective time management, organization, prioritization and multitasking

• Demonstrated attention to detail and high level of accuracy

• Strong work ethic, motivation, and reliability demonstrated by examples of thorough work and meeting or exceeding project deadlines

• Strong collaborative skill set, demonstrated by creative and effective contributions in cross functional or cross-departmental partnerships

• Effective and clear verbal and written communication with both internal and external stakeholders

• Agreement to maintain confidentiality as it pertains to company information

• Understanding of HIPAA and the importance of patient data privacy

• Commitment to reflect FMI’s values: Patients, Collaboration, Innovation, and Passion


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