Temporary Accounts Payable Specialist


Accounts Payable Specialist (Temporary)

Omeros | Seattle, WA


We are seeking an experienced Temporary Accounts Payable Specialist to join our Finance Team for a 3-6 month assignment. Your focus in this position will be invoice entry. In this integral role, you'll assist with the accounts payable and the expenditure cycle focusing on invoice processing which could include vendor payment, expense report payment, vendor master file maintenance, vendor inquiry and statement reconciliation, corporate purchase reconciliation, 1099 processing, and more. 

Come join our Finance Team! 

Who is Omeros? 

Omeros is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to discovering, developing and commercializing small-molecule and protein therapeutics for large-market as well as orphan indications targeting inflammation, complement-mediated diseases and disorders of the central nervous system.  

The company’s drug product OMIDRIA® (phenylephrine and ketorolac injection) 1% / 0.3% is marketed in the U.S. for use during cataract surgery or intraocular lens (IOL) replacement to maintain pupil size by preventing intraoperative miosis (pupil constriction) and to reduce postoperative ocular pain. In the European Union, the European Commission has approved OMIDRIA for use in cataract surgery and other IOL replacement procedures to maintain mydriasis (pupil dilation), prevent miosis (pupil constriction), and to reduce postoperative eye pain.

Omeros has multiple Phase 3 and Phase 2 clinical-stage development programs focused on: complement-associated thrombotic microangiopathies; complement-mediated glomerulonephropathies; Huntington’s disease and cognitive impairment; and addictive and compulsive disorders. In addition, Omeros has a diverse group of preclinical programs and a proprietary G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) platform through which it controls 54 new GPCR drug targets and corresponding compounds, a number of which are in preclinical development. The company also exclusively possesses a novel antibody-generating platform.

Job Responsibilities: 

Performing a key role in the Procure to Pay process in our newly integrated ERP system, your responsibilities will include the following: 

  • Processing Accounts Payable invoices and check requests into Oracle Fusion ERP vendor payments
  • Assisting with the check and wire payment processing
  • Reviewing invoices for proper sales tax coding and account coding
  • Answering and resolving both vendor and internal inquiries relating to accounts payable and other expenditures
  • Assisting in the reconciliation of corporate credit card, including recording activity within ERP system
  • Assisting in month end close procedures, including maintaining accounting ledgers and reconciling balances
  • Assisting with 1099 reporting matters
  • Assisting with projects and expenditure processing

What education and experience do you need? 

AA degree or equivalent is preferred with a minimum 2-4 years of corporate accounting experience in an Accounts Payable role or a high school diploma, plus college coursework in accounting, with a minimum of 4-6 years of corporate accounting experience in Accounts Payable. Additional experience we are seeking includes: 

  • Experience with Oracle Fusion ERP or a similar financial ERP system
  • Proficiency with Excel and Word, 10-key by touch

What skills does our ideal candidate have? 

As our ideal candidate, you'll need the following skills and knowledge: 

  • Basic accounting principles knowledge
  • Knowledge of accounts payable/expense reporting/ general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts, corporate procedures, and sales and use tax matters
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills including documentation, research and resolution and data analysis skills
  • Highly organized, detail oriented and accurate, strong multi-tasking skills, and the ability to take the initiative
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to interact with management, peers and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment
  • Emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Knowledge of Sunshine Act is a plus

If you have the skills, knowledge and experience we are looking for, are seeking a temporary assignment, we'd love to hear from you! 

Omeros is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes. 

It is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation to anyone with a disability who needs assistance completing the job application process. If you need assistance, you can either send an email to hr@omeros.com or contact Omeros, asking for Human Resources, at (206) 676-5000.