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Accounts Payable Specialist

Date:  Jun 22, 2022

Danvers, Massachusetts, US, 01923

Abiomed is a pioneer and global leader in healthcare technology and innovation, with a mission of Recovering Hearts & Saving Lives. With corporate headquarters in Danvers, Massachusetts, and offices in Baltimore, MD, Woburn, MA, Aachen & Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan, Abiomed’s 2,000 employees form one of the fastest growing medical device companies in the world. We attract and retain exceptional talent with our collaborative culture, passion for our work, and a strong commitment to employee professional development.


Patients First | Innovation | Winning Culture | Heart Recovery

The Accounts Payable Specialist supports the Finance and Accounting department in day-to-day operations primarily relating to travel and expense and accounts payable.  Successful candidates will have good time management skills, work well cross-functionally, and address employee questions and concerns promptly.  This is an exciting opportunity for a hard-working individual to take their career to the next level at a mission-driven public company!


Principal Duties and Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Specialist:

  • Accurate and timely entry of all incoming invoices into SAP
  • High-volume preparation of weekly payments (checks/ACH/wire/credit card), ensuring accuracy and completeness of invoice data and approvals
  • Assist with month-end close process as needed (examples include reconciling monthly AP sub-ledger to General Ledger, AP cutoff, Travel & Expense journal entries)
  • Set up and maintain all vendors in SAP, reviewing supporting documentation as needed
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to resolve to resolve accounts payable discrepancies and address any inquiries
  • Review and maintain current AP processes and suggest opportunities for improvement and automation
  • Work effectively with Purchasing and Receiving departments to minimize AP discrepancies
  • Ensure related AP inventory receipt GL accounts are reconciled, kept current and transacted in a timely manner
  • Provides support to employees who need assistance with Concur Expense or Travel, auto reimbursement, corporate credit card, and purchasing card questions
  • Manages the mailbox for incoming inquiries on expense, travel, auto, or corporate credit card program
  • Creates trainings or knowledge base articles as need be on frequently asked Concur and Expense issues
  • Audits expense reports that have been flagged for further review
  • Ensures back-end data in Concur is up to date and correct, including reconciliation of expense data into SAP
  • Process all new corporate credit card requests for US and ex-US employees
  • Assists with reporting, reconciling, and projects related to the corporate card program
  • Assume additional responsibilities as needed



  • Associate’s Degree required, Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred
  • 1 - 3 years of accounting experience (accounts payable and/or T&E preferred)
  • Knowledge of commonly used accounting concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Excellent planning, communication and organizational skills required
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with team members
  • Large ERP system experience: SAP & Concur experience strongly preferred
  • Must be proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications



Abiomed is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Abiomed will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law. Abiomed maintains a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Boston