Senior Specialist, Accounts Payable

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist will be primarily responsible for managing the day-to-day accounts payable (AP) process, including processing of invoices and payments, maintaining vendor records and the AP subledger. Further this role will assist with the corporate credit program, including processing employee expense reports, obtaining and identifying accruals after the AP module is closed and ensuring adherence to Company policies and procedures.  This person will also work closely with individuals at all levels of the Company to ensure timely and appropriate processing of invoices and payments and in accordance with Company policies and procedures.  This position will be asked to help implement process improvements and efficiencies by gaining a better understand of the systems and applications in place at the Company.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for accurate vouchering of all transactions (domestic and international invoices) into the AP processing module and ensuring proper general ledger coding and matching to purchase orders
  • Assist in month-end close by preparing the month-end accruals for invoices received but not approved, gathering information for accrual estimates and producing monthly reports
  • Assist with the administration of the Company’s corporate credit card program and employee travel and expense reporting
  • Manage the weekly payment batch to ensure timely payments to vendors and monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
  • Manage annual 1099 reporting and assist in maintaining vendor files, including collecting required vendor W-9 and W-8 forms for set-up
  • Request and review vendor statements and work directly with vendors to resolve discrepancies and respond to inquiries, including questions on POs and payments
  • Assist in coordinating the preparation of documentation for external auditors and understand Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) compliance requirements to maintain appropriate documentation and assist with financial audits

 

Education and Experience

  • Minimum Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years related professional experience
  • Intermediate to advanced understanding of A/P related concepts and terminology of accountancy, including general ledger coding and its impact on financial statement presentation
  • Prior experience working with NetSuite is a plus
  • Prior experience working with Echovera or other OCR and workflow technologies a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with multi-company organization
  • Experience with multiple currencies
  • Strong attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to understand and process high volumes of data
  • Critical thinker able to implement scalable processes
  • Team players only

Manager, Payroll and Equity

 

Improving quality-of-life through innovations in urology.

Urovant Sciences (Nasdaq: UROV) is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for urologic conditions and improving the way providers and their patients confront urologic diseases that are difficult to treat.

Every employee at Urovant plays an integral role to our success.  We are ambitious in our approach to improving outcomes for the patients and healthcare providers we serve.  Our fast-paced environment rewards strategic decision-making and collaboration, giving team members opportunities to grow beyond their expertise.

Urovant’s lead product candidate, vibegron, an oral, once-daily small molecule beta-3 agonist being evaluated for overactive bladder (OAB).  In addition to OAB, vibegron is being evaluated for two additional potential indications:  the treatment of OAB in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and the treatment of abdominal pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Urovant’s second investigational product candidate, URO-902, is a novel gene therapy for patients with overactive bladder symptoms who have failed oral pharmacologic therapy.

The Manager, Payroll and Equity will be primarily responsible for processing and ensuring accuracy of our current multi-state domestic semi-monthly payroll for our rapidly growing company. This individual will look to optimize the Company’s payroll processes with a strong focus on detail and system utilization and will have a prominent role in this fast-paced, high growth company to ensure accuracy with current payroll processes, seek opportunities to upgrade internal controls and efficient processes with a focus on accuracy and quality of employee service. This position plays a key role in all aspects of the Company’s payroll process, including processing payroll, importing and exporting payroll files, and validating and reviewing entries by creating and balancing reports prior to final payroll being submitted to ADP. This position will also manage relationships with external vendors on system implementations, interfaces, upgrades and enhancements. This individual will liaise and partner with Human Resources to accurately and quickly resolve payroll related issues and processes with employees and managers. The equity administration function will involve the day-to-day administration of Urovant’s equity plan.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Process semi-monthly payroll using the ADP WorkforceNow platform, including maintaining payroll and reporting schedule and develop systems for tracking payroll
  • Proactive in addressing issues and assisting employees with payroll-related questions
  • Support the 401k administrative function, vendor relationship management, process timely contributions, and work with benefits manager on annual 401k audit fieldwork, if required. Includes retrieving and processing 401k data and making proper adjustments in the payroll system (including such changes as new enrollments, loans, auto-escalation percentages, or other payroll 401k contribution changes)
  • Partner with HR team to ensure all employee changes are captured completely and timely
  • Review time sheets, work charts, wage computation, and other information to detect and reconcile payroll discrepancies to ensure pay integrity, verify sick and/or vacation time or other paid benefits
  • Subject matter expert in payroll related items including various earning codes, deductions, withholdings, and taxation, including providing guidance for wage and hour laws for both federal, state and international jurisdictions
  • Researching complex payroll issues, drawing on expertise from online research tools, the legal department and external service providers
  • Monitor and improve payroll system to ensure legal compliance, including leading system upgrades and enhancements to improve interfacing between HRIS, ERP and third-party payroll systems
  • Stay up to date on new guidance and ensure federal, state, local and international payroll tax compliance
  • Maintain equity data integrity and ensure grants, exercises, and cancellations are processed accurately
  • Ensure proper payroll taxation related to equity for payroll processing
  • Partner with in-house counsel, HR and Accounting on equity related transactions

 

 Education and Experience

  • Minimum Associates Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
  • 5+ years of payroll experience and relevant management experience
  • Must have worked with a payroll size of 150+ employees, including multi-state
  • Previous experience processing payroll in ADP WorkforceNow
  • Proficiency with Fidelity and an HRIS system a plus
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft business suite, specifically Excel and Outlook
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) certification is a plus

 

Essential Skills and Abilities

  • Strong attention to detail, time management, and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with multi-company organization
  • Strong understanding of best practices and procedures for the payroll function
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and discretion
  • Proven quantitative, qualitative, analytical and hands-on problem-solving skills
  • Critical thinker able to implement scalable processes
  • Team players only

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