The Role :
As part of the company’s unprecedented growth and expansion, Moderna is taking an important step in the evolution of the organization in building a world-class, international Global Business Services (GBS) center based in Warsaw, Poland.
The Global Business Services center will house talent in Finance, Pharmacovigilance, HR, Digital, Compliance among many other functions as it builds a foundation for shared services, internationally.
Reporting to the Manager Accounts Payable, International, the Senior Accounts Payable Accountant, International is part of the International Finance organization.
The Accounts Payable (AP) Accountant will be primarily responsible for maintaining the accuracy and efficiency of the AP process and accounting for Moderna’s International operations, ensuring the correct processing of vendor invoices as well as their timely payment, communicating with vendors, perform and support various control and reporting activities, and playing a key role in the standardization of the AP process.
The successful candidate must be comfortable challenging the status quo, driving change, managing through uncertainty and supporting a high growth fast paced organization.
We work collaboratively as a team, we are relentless in the pursuit of excellence, we are curious and will boldly challenge the status quo if we can provide a better way, and we aim to strike a balance between process efficiency, effectiveness, and controls and compliance.
We are committed to delivering accurate, timely and insightful financial information with a high level of customer service, while striving to continuously improve our processes to help scale our operations to support future growth.
Here’s What You’ll Do :
On Operational Excellence :
Responsible for ensuring the accurate processing and accounting of vendor invoices
Review VAT accounting and ensure accurate and complete records in accordance with respective country regulations
Perform and support various control and reconciliations activities in the AP process (matching to purchase requisitions, vendor statements, accounts payable ageing, etc.)
Ensure the timely payment of invoices
Respond to vendor inquiries and resolve discrepancies
Assist in the preparation of VAT returns, as well as other tax and statistical reports
Support automation of VAT reporting, providing country specific requirements
Perform monthly closing activities
Help stabilize and standardize the AP process to ensure compliance with tax, legal and accounting requirements
On Stakeholder Management :
Collaborate with, support and assist the Global AP team
Support the preparation of various analysis for AP stakeholders such as business teams or function operations (e.g. vendor performance monitoring, payment term negotiations)
Here’s What You’ll Bring to the Table :
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum of 4+ years’ experience in accounts payables, relevant accounting certification preferred
Candidate should be proficient in Spanish or Portuguese language (both written and verbal) along with English
Self-organizational skills and ability to balance multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills for communication to internal customers and external vendors
Ability to own / manage respective responsibilities and work with limited daily direction
Proactive and solutions-oriented
Hands-on experience with AP processes and accounting in an International environment, preferably with knowledge of manufacturing processes
Familiar with international VAT rules and submission processes
Experience in supporting process improvements
Strong team player
Biotech experience preferred
Experience with financial systems including SAP, Blackline and Microsoft Suite of products
Excellent Polish and English skills, both written and verbal. Additional languages are a plus
A desire to be part of a high-growth, transformational company that is Bold, Relentless and Curious