Supervisor, Accounts Payable

Peprotech, Inc

Peprotech, Inc

Software Engineering, Accounting & Finance, People & HR, Operations
Rockville, MD, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Work Schedule

Standard (Mon-Fri)

Environmental Conditions


Job Description

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them. Our organization of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services, Patheon and PPD.

Join the fast-paced accounting team at BioServices Specialty Logistics! We support clinical trials and specialize in the management of biological materials in support of next-generation therapies providing end-to-end chain of custody for our clients.

BioServices is a brand of Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science.


  • Lead and develop accounts payable team as well as succession planning

  • Develop metric-based reporting to ensure continued process improvement

    • Suggest/present and implement strategy for continuous improvement

  • Coordinate AP workflow/make suggestions for better efficiencies in department.

  • Assist team with processing of invoices where vital.

  • Lead AP Projects to drive efficiencies and improve throughput on processing invoices.

  • Evaluate all invoices to ensure proper documentation and approval prior to fulfillment of payment.

  • Routing documents for approval, filing and updating of records

  • Ownership of month end close and account reconciliations (includes Intercompany reconciliations and monthly accruals) as related to accounts payable

  • Support AOP process with reporting and suggested budgeting for cost centers and other areas

  • Assist with the setup and maintenance of new and existing vendors

  • Provide audit support (including preparing reconciliations/reports)

  • Preparing and processing accounts payable electronic payments through system, verifying accuracy and rectifying any issues.

  • Resolve both external vendor and internal customer inquiries and discrepancies.

  • Maintain electronic filing of documents and confirm consistency of naming convention

  • Process and post accounts payable invoices ensuring vendors are paid on time and discounts,

if any, are taken

  • Resolve and process disputed invoices. Includes issue resolution for team as needed.

  • Guarantee all vendor accounts are handled precisely and ensure accurate and complete

  • information is recorded.

  • Establish SOPs with Buyers to enhance receiving process & ensure timely cost recognition.

  • Understand and maintain GAAP requirements around A/P

  • Other ad-hoc projects/reports as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field

  • 3-4 years of working experience as an AP Representative

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Ability to work in a team setting.

  • Detailed oriented, with the ability to complete task objectives

  • Proficiency in both verbal and written communication

  • Ability to complete tasks on time and with superior results

  • Proficiency in MS Office, with adequate experience in Excel

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 50,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story

to tell. Join us and be part of our singular mission—enabling our customers to make the

world healthier, cleaner and safer. Apply today

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate

on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,

protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.