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Accounts Payable Specialist 

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Accounts Payable Specialist

SCITON is an industry leader and manufacturer of medical aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. With a vision to improve people's lives, our top tier devices are built to order with integrity by pioneering, customer focused, and results driven individuals.

Innovation is a fundamental cornerstone of our culture. We strongly believe that new ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time and embrace an open-door culture that fosters individuals who are creative, driven, passionate and willing to take the lead with us. Join us for an opportunity to grow and make an impact.

Life at Sciton

At Sciton, People Matter. We are more than a company; we are a family, which is why we give all our employees:

The support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

Empowerment to develop their creative genius and encouragement to be lifelong learners.

Incentives for creativity and innovation across the organization.

About the Team

Sciton Inc. is looking for an energetic Accounts Payable Specialist to join our rapidly growing Finance/Accounting team. S/He will ensure that all vendor bills and cash payments are booked and allocated correctly with sufficient evidence in compliance with GAAP, and according to company policy.

In this role, you will

  • Review and process vendor invoices for two-way and three-way match
  • Research and resolve invoice and purchase order discrepancies.
  • Respond to vendor invoice/payment inquiries and resolve any discrepancies on a timely manner.
  • Appropriate project codes are assigned to invoices.
  • Ensure sales and use tax is accrued, as necessary.
  • Review and process employee expense reports in accordance with company travel policy.
  • Review and reconcile monthly corporate credit card statement.
  • Initiate payment runs including ACH, Wires, Checks
  • Collect new vendor W-9s and administration of year-end 1099's reporting and filing.
  • Assist with month-end close related to vendor statement reconciliation and accruals.
  • Provide year-end audit support by preparing requested schedules and supporting documents.
  • Work on special projects when assigned by management.

Essential Requirements

  • Proven working experience processing accounts payable.
  • Demonstrated solid understanding of basic accounting principles.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Commitment to providing quality work in a timely manner.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Approachable customer service orientation and 'can do' attitude.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks/projects.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Excel skills required.
  • Experience with Infor Syteline or similar enterprise reporting systems preferred?
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • 1-3 years of Accounting or Accounts Payable experience

What Sciton offers you

  • Competitive health benefits Retirement
  • Income Protection
  • Time off
  • Professional Development
  • Stock Options
  • Discounted Programs
  • Reward Programs
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Accounts Payable Specialist  
Location Palo Alto (HQ)  
About the Organization SCITON, a privately held and employee-owned company headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a leading manufacturer of medical and aesthetic lasers and light source technologies. Founded by the laser industry's preeminent engineers and physicists, our mission is to provide best-in-class solutions to improve human conditions.

Our culture and company strength stems from our diverse collection of talented and motivated employees. One word that best describes Sciton is ‘Family' because we treat each team member like family. We give our employees the support, recognition, and room to grow their careers within Sciton.

We empower our people to develop their creative geniuses. In fact, we incentivize creativity and innovations to all our people. We look for lifelong learners, problem solvers, and individuals who excel in a challenging, team-oriented environment. We hire individuals who want to retire with us. How do you feel about that?


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