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Abbott Accounts Payable Coordinator in Orlando, Florida

DO WORK THAT MATTERS

At Abbott, diverse ideas, perspectives, and expertise allow us to create the life-changing solutions that help people live healthier lives. In 150 countries and with businesses spanning nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices, and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott offers you enormous opportunities to explore your interests and help you achieve your career and personal goals.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Payable Coordinator within our Abbott Rapid Diagnostics business located at Orlando, Florida. In this role, you will be responsible for assisting in the Accounts Payable functions for the Alere North America, Inc. in compliance with all GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations and procedures.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate with external vendors and assist with outstanding invoices

  • Reconcile external vendor statements: Research, analyze and resolve complex payment and vendor issues. Evaluate all invoices received from vendors, verify receipt dates

  • Process new vendor setup requests and ensure proper approvals are obtained as well as required documentation submitted. Monitor all Account Payable payments and ensure compliance to company policies

  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with new vendors and handle all inquiries from customers and employees. Build & maintain cooperative relationships with internal and external functions Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries. Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.

  • Assist with the Accounts Payable month end close process. Ensure deadlines are met and issues resolved as necessary

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential

  • Participate in special projects, ad hoc reports, and cross-train with other team members

  • Other duties as assigned

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • H.S. Diploma or equivalent experience required; Degree preferred

  • Minimum 5 years Accounts Payable or General Accounting experience required

  • Previous ERP system experience required

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel and ten-key calculator by touch

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills; Must have ability to communicate clearly and professionally

  • Ability to assist and develop continuous process improvements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • SAP preferred

  • Prior experience in global healthcare highly desired

COMPETENCIES

Customer Focus, Proactive, Communicates Effectively, Collaborative, Ensures Accountability, Self-Development, Action Oriented, Manages Complexity.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 103,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

An equal opportunity employer, Abbott welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation, please send an email to myrecruiter@alere.com

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email corpjat@abbott.com

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