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LEO Pharma Senior Accounts Payable Coordinator in Madison, New Jersey

Overall objective is the execution and oversight of the Accounts Payables (“AP”) process and assistance during the accounting month end close process. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of AP experience, with the added benefit of working in the Pharmaceutical industry and with an international financial services team. This individual should have analytical and communication skills, strong computer skills, be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.

  • Oversee entire accounts payable process for all US vendors

  • Preparation and processing of accounts payable invoices and payments ensuring that payments are timely and accurate

  • Generate, update and close purchase orders for approved purchase order requests

  • Match checks/payments with invoices

  • Address and resolves open issues with Financial Shared Service Center (“FSSC”) team located in Denmark

  • Maintain US vendor master record database and have it ready for future SAP implementation

  • Perform sorting and filing clerical duties and ensure filing is up to date

  • Answer inquiries from vendors and employees on status of purchase orders and/or payments

  • Prepare urgent payment requests as needed

  • Enforce company-wide adherence to Financial Approval Policy

  • Record accounts payable-related accruals during accounting month end close (including Espresso accrual and unprocessed invoice accrual)

  • Process new Espresso application forms, maintain active user listing and train users as necessary

  • Support Compliance team in relation to Aggregate Spend Reporting needs

  • Support Business Finance and Procurement teams in relation to Subcontracting Reporting needs

  • Coordinate 1099 annual reporting with FSSC team and US third-party

  • Perform annual business corporation filings including payment of annual dues

  • Perform accounts payable reconciliation to AP aging and general ledger

  • Respond to AP related requests with respect to internal and external audits

  • Additional duties as assigned by LEO Pharma Management

  • Complete all company-based and job-related training as assigned by LEO Pharma within the required timeline.

Required Knowledge & Skills:

  • Excellent PC skills; proficiency in MS excel and MS word

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels of personnel

  • 5 years AP or equivalent experience in fast paced, high volume environment

  • SAP and SharePoint experience is a plus

  • Pharmaceutical industry experience is a plus

  • Strong attention to detail; excellent follow up skills

  • Plans and prioritizes work to ensure deadlines are met

  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Ready to learn more about LEO Pharma?

LEO Pharma has been pioneering medical innovations for more than 110 years. Today, LEO Pharma looks to constantly improve and extend what is possible for the benefit of patients. Our rapidly expanding product portfolio and pipeline includes global therapeutic areas in psoriasis, eczema, skin infections, acne, rosacea and, most recently, rare disease.

LEO Pharma believes in challenging the status quo, so we approach dermatology “beyond the skin.” Our global innovation ecosystem includes internal research and development, digital health via the LEO Innovation Lab, based in Copenhagen, and the LEO Science & Tech Hub, housed in Cambridge, Mass.

As we look to shape our U.S. footprint now and in the future, we pride ourselves on our agile and entrepreneurial environment. It allows passionate people to collaborate and push the boundaries of science in hopes to provide solutions for patients.


We offer a competitive compensation package, 401k match, vision, dental and health insurance, annual bonus, three weeks’ vacation to start, a culture that emphasizes work-life balance, both paternity and maternity leave, an on-site game room, free membership to the on-site gym, plenty of coffee machines and - most of all - a FUN and celebratory work environment.

Let’s wrap this up

If you are interested in joining a small, growing and nimble company, and help shape the future of medical dermatology, then send in your resume today!

At LEO Pharma, we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates because we believe that our different perspectives, backgrounds, and attitudes are what enable us to make the best decisions for LEO Pharma and meet the needs of the wonderfully diverse marketplace we operate in.

LEO Pharma Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce that creates a better future for our global communities. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Thank you for your interest in career opportunities at LEO Pharma Inc.

LEO Pharma Inc. seeks information for job applications from candidates in the U.S. through only the following channels:

  • the LEO Pharma Inc. website and Halogen Talent Acquisition, powered by Jobvite

  • via email to/from addresses using only the LEO Pharma domain of "@leo-pharma.com"

  • screening and interaction by telephone and through the Microsoft Teams platform.

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  • Disregard any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with LEO Pharma via any other means and/or using email addresses with any other domain.

  • LEO Pharma will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with the company.

If you have any questions about LEO Pharma Inc. and the application process, please email the company’s U.S. People and Communications team at HRUS@leo-pharma.com .