Accounts Payable Specialist

Job ID 2020-1776
Job Locations
US-CA-Seal Beach


Who we are.

Dendreon is making the battle against cancer personal. Founded on the belief that the immune system holds the key to the future of cancer care, Dendreon is committed to the delivery of treatments that harness the power of the body’s immune system to attack cancer cells.

If you are looking to positively impact the lives of patients, we want you to join our team. Headquartered in Seal Beach, California, and with sizable locations in Union City (Greater Atlanta), Georgia and Seattle, Washington, as well as countrywide Commercial and Medical Science Liaisons teams, we have a diverse offering of exciting opportunities.

What we do.


Vision – Pioneering the future of immunotherapy.

Mission – Making the battle against cancer personal through immunotherapy treatments that extend lives.


How we do it.


The Dendreon Way.  We are a purpose-driven, value-based culture. At Dendreon, we…..

  • Put Patients First. Every day is a new opportunity to improve the lives of patients living with cancer.
  • Elevate Our People. The strength of our company lies in the success of our team.
  • Drive Results. Be accountable and execute – we win when everyone performs.
  • Foster Innovation. Building a culture of creativity, and pushing past boundaries.
  • Act with Integrity. Be honest, transparent, and committed to doing what’s right in every situation.


Are you ready?


Our high-performing organization challenges, develops, and rewards employees interested in pushing past typical career limitations. If you are passionate about helping patients and looking for a unique career opportunity, view our open positions to apply or refer a friend today.


Job Summary:   The Accounts Payable Specialist will maintain current accounts and assist in invoicing functions, analyze expense reports to assign payments to proper cost centers, work with vendors to resolve past due invoices and reconcile monthly statements with vendors. This position reports to the Manager, Accounts Payable.



  • Process invoices accurately with proper PO documentation and approval.
  • Research and clear Match Exceptions and Holdouts
  • Set up new vendors, help maintain vendor files and reconcile vendor statements
  • Research and resolve receiving discrepancies with invoices
  • Respond to vendor inquiries in a timely fashion
  • Communicates with the appropriate department to resolve any issues involving invoice discrepancies.
  • Ensure compliance with Company policy while carrying out daily processes and controls, accurately and on time.
  • Support travel and expense system.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of two (2) year Associates degree preferred
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Experience in processing accounts payable or accounting preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and an ERP system preferred
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with high level of organization, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Able to shift priorities quickly, while maintaining organization and control
  • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as business partnering skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines


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