Accounts Payable Specialist

Date: Jul 6, 2021

LOCATION: Plymouth, MN, US

Company: Pelican Products, Inc.

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Pelican BioThermal LLC is a global leader in the design and manufacture of single use and reusable temperature controlled packaging solutions for the highly regulated pharmaceutical, biotech, and clinical trials industries.  Pelican BioThermal is a great place to work and offers employees the opportunity to flourish and excel in a high-growth, fast-paced, creative, and exciting environment!  We currently have an opening for an Accounts Payable Specialist based at our site in Plymouth/Maple Grove, MN.


This Accounts Payable Specialist role is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable, supporting management with business and office needs, assisting Finance Manager and Senior Accountant with day-to-day accounting and office administration.  Specific responsibilities are outlined below.


Primary duties and responsibilities:


  • Perform all Accounts Payable processes related to vendor invoices:  Ensure correct approvals, coding pricing and discrepancy resolution.
  • Work with Purchasing to resolve invoice discrepancies; provide backup for Purchasing when needed.
  • Support new vendor set up requirements in SAP.
  • Respond to and resolve vendor questions via phone and email.
  • Generate bimonthly check run and distribution.
  • Manage vendor statements, 1099/W-9 documentation and process.
  • Process credit card charges for customer sales
  • Assist in supporting management with general business and office support, for example office supplies.
  • Follows company policies and practices as outlined in Handbook and follow guidelines regarding safety and other safety procedures in accordance with the job.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


Job requirements:


  • 3-5+ years of accounting training and experience or equivalent knowledge to perform the job duties.
  • Must be proficient with Excel.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively handle multiple tasks independently.
  • Must have ability to make non-routine choices within established precedent and with limited supervision.
  • Must have excellent deductive reasoning and organizational skills and be detail oriented.
  • Must have excellent written, presentation, and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to complete assignments within time frame specified by the Manager.
  • Must be able to interact effectively and cooperatively with employees at all levels.
  • Must be able to operate in a fast-paced organization and handle multiple projects simultaneously.


Bonus Points For:


  • Experience with SAP or an ERP system.
  • Associates Degree or higher preferred.


Why Join Pelican BioThermal? Here’s a glimpse of Pelican Perks…

  • Generous paid time off plans
  • 401k plan – with a competitive match
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Established reputable brand offering premium products – you’ll be proud to represent Pelican!
  • Employee discount program on Pelican Products
  • Great Benefits – several options including Pet insurance for our animal lovers.
  • Wellness Discount Program
  • Lucrative employee referral program – get paid to work with your trusted network.
  • And more…


Physical requirements and working conditions:


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be frequently required to execute standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. stand, walk, sit, use hands/fingers).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to execute non-standard physical activities within the facility areas (i.e. climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch).
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  • This position requires repetitive hand/wrist activities.



Pelican Products, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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