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Accounts Payable Associate

  • Full Time
  • Charleston
  • $60,000 - $70,000 / Year

PureTech Scientific

Job Title: Accounts Payable Associate

Job ID: 27736470

Location: Charleston

Other Location: Belle


Accounts Payable Associate at PureTech Scientific 

PureTech Scientific is a leading producer of nature-identical glycolic acid, a readily biodegradable ingredient used in various industries, including medical devices, personal care products, clean & disinfect, oil & gas, and electronics.

Your Role:
As our Accounts Payable Associate, you will be responsible for the accurate and timely processing of invoices, maintaining and reconciling the accounts payable ledger, and managing vendor communications. Your focus will be on data entry, invoice processing, payment scheduling, and ensuring compliance with internal controls. You will utilize your strong communication, analytical skills, and attention to detail to ensure accuracy in all financial transactions. Your knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) will be essential in maintaining the financial integrity of our organization.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Review, verify, and process invoices accurately and efficiently. Ensure that all invoices are coded correctly, approved according to internal guidelines, and entered into SAP S/4Hana.
  • Update and reconcile the accounts payable ledge to confirm accuracy. Match entries with vendor statements and promptly resolve discrepancies.
  • Schedule and execute payment cycles. Ensure compliance with payment terms to optimize cash flow.
  • Handle the reconciliation of expense reports with receipts and credit card statements, ensuring compliance with company policies.
  • Serve as secondary point of contact for all vendor inquiries, supporting procurement. Resolve issues to billing and payments promptly, maintaining strong vendor relationships.
  • Perform data entry with high accuracy. Maintain detailed and organized record of all accounts payable activities.
  • Regularly review transactions for compliance with internal controls and accounting policies. Identify and report any issues to the CFO.
  • Assist in gathering and preparing necessary documents for monthly closings and audit support.
  • Provide support to procurement, supply chain, and the finance department by ensuring smooth documentation flow and addressing any discrepancies in purchase orders and receipts.
  • Provide training and support on accounts payable procedures, enhancing overall organizational capability.
  • Develop and enhance accounts payable and financial activities to ensure they are fully integrated into overall business processes.
  • Meet finance, organizational, and personal performance goals to enhance overall effectiveness and achieve strategic objectives.
  • Participate in special projects and other assignments, as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • Minimum 2-4 years experience in accounts payable or similar facing finance role.
  • Experience with SAP S/4Hana or a similar ERP platform.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred but not required.
  • Analytical, technology, and computer skills.
  • Mastery of Excel and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Detailed-oriented with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills.

Why PureTech Scientific? 
At PureTech Scientific, we offer a stimulating and rewarding work environment, where your contributions will have a direct impact on our growth. We value initiative, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence. As part of our team, you’ll enjoy competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits including medical, vision, dental, and 401k with a company match, and opportunities for professional development. You’ll be working with cutting-edge technology in an innovative and growing environment.

​​​​​​Join us and make a difference at PureTech Scientific!

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