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Agios Pharmaceuticals | Cambridge, MA
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Intern, Accounts Payable

Agios (agios.com) is a biopharmaceutical company committed to applying our scientific leadership in cellular metabolism to transform the lives of patients with cancer and rare genetic diseases. We are growing rapidly with an active research and discovery pipeline across both therapeutic areas. Agios has one approved oncology precision medicine and multiple first-in-class investigational therapies in clinical and/or preclinical development.

Agios Pharmaceuticals is searching for an Accounts Payable Intern to join our growing AP team. The summer intern will have the opportunity to work on a directed project, where the intern will gain hands on experience in the following: vendor maintenance and data clean up, partnering with internal Agios stakeholders and external vendors, systems experience utilizing Oracle Fusion and team-building experience as well!

Key Responsibilities

* Assist with managing an ACH campaign to sign up our vendors for direct deposit and validate tax compliance.This project would include the following:
* Reaching out to vendors to get updated W-9 tax forms and ACH remittance info

* Updating the vendor master files with the above information

* Strong customer service skills and the ability to work with internal Agios team and external vendors

* Assisting with the vendor maintenance clean-up project
* Scrubbing current data to validate the data is correct and that the vendors are flagged appropriately for tax reporting purposes

* Working with AP and Purchasing teams to ensure the integrity of the data and assist with process documents

Minimum Requirements

* Strong communication, written and interpersonal skills

Preferred Qualifications

* Some knowledge/interest of accounting/accounts payable preferred

* Ability to work independently as well as be a team player

* Advanced Excel skills preferred-Vlookups and Pivot tables

About Agios Pharmaceuticals

Agios is an independent, private biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of drug discovery in one of the most exciting new areas of cancer research: cancer metabolism. The intersection of two fields of research - cancer and metabolism - offers an important and novel approach to treating cancer. Research in cancer metabolism has provided new understandings of fundamental mechanisms behind cancer survival, representing a new, powerful strategy to target this deadly disease. Agios is developing a diverse pipeline of cancer metabolism drug candidates, building on the company's intellectual property and drug discovery platform as well as the unique insights of its founders and scientific advisors. Agios' novel drugs will be targeted therapies directed at modulating key metabolic pathways such as glycolysis (sugar metabolism), fatty acid metabolism, and autophagy (self-metabolism). The company's primary focus is in oncology, though Agios' platform may also be applicable to other therapeutics areas featuring diseases of cellular proliferation, including autoimmune, inflammatory and neurological diseases. Agios has a scientific team that is second to none in the field of cancer metabolism. The company was founded by the core thought leaders who have made key advances and discoveries in the field of cancer metabolism. Agios has attracted and continues to seek out top talent to translate the science of cancer metabolism into transformational drugs for patients.