Accounting Assistant 2
Dako 9 reviews - Carpinteria, CA

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Carpinteria, CA

Will you share our mission to fight cancer? Dako is one the world's leading companies in tissue-based cancer diagnostics with a heritage of quality and innovation in antibodies and reagents. Our solutions are helping to unite the pathology lab and eliminate errors. At Dako we continuously challenge and raise the global standards for fast and accurate answers for cancer patients and doctors who make vital decisions for treatment. If you'd like to make a real difference to cancer diagnostics and advancing personalized medicine, let’s connect!

Position is located in Carpinteria just between Ventura, CA and Santa Barbara, CA

Position Summary

Performs accounting functions to process and pay company invoices for designated portfolio. These functions includes open and sort mail, code invoices, match supplier invoices to system receipts via purchase order line items, and process non PO related invoices. Research discrepancies and work with buyer to clear up delivery and billing issues. Maintain A/P Accrual Reconciliation functions. Process one of two weekly check runs and mail payments to suppliers. Daily sort, mail and email invoices to support A/R department. Support projects for Finance Manager, Tax Supervisor and Accounts Receivable Supervisor. Must comply with established policies and procedures.


Voucher invoices for both PO and non PO purchases. Work with buyer and suppliers to clear any discrepancies

Open AP mail, sort, code, and prepare for vouchering

Select invoices for one of two weekly check runs. Print checks and process signatures. Mail payments to suppliers.

Manage A/P Accrual Reconciliation report and follow ups

Sort, mail and email daily invoices to support A/R Department

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
High School or equivalent

Some Accounting classes preferred

Years of Experience:
2-3 years

Specific Skills Required

: (may include Language, mathematical, reasoning ability, etc.)

Previous accounting experience required

Attention to detail and highly accurate with good basic math skills

Ability to prioritize time available and workload with time sensitive tasks

Data entry aptitude/experience required

Able to work in a team environment as well as on own

Intermediate to Advanced Excel required.

Working knowledge of Oracle desirable

Working Conditions:
The work environment characteristics describe here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This includes office environment to a warehouse with cement floors, to an outdoor environment. Include any unusual conditions, such as hazards, loud noise, and extreme temperatures.

Working environment is in a normal office environment. The position may be housed in one of several buildings consisting of private offices, shared offices, cubicles, open lab space, lab benches, and warehouse space. All buildings are non-smoking and offer ample synthetic lighting, some areas offer natural light. Some workspace and equipment may be shared. Most areas are accessible to handicapped persons. Elevators/stairs in buildings with more than one floor. Employees may be exposed to temperature changes, varying levels of equipment noise, moving objects.

About this company
9 reviews
Dako, based in Denmark, is a global leader in tissue-based cancer diagnostics. Hospital and research laboratories worldwide use Dako's...