Celgene Specialist II, Accounts Payable in Boudry, Switzerland


Celgene is a global biopharmaceutical company leading the way in medical innovation to help patients live longer, better lives. Our purpose as a company is to discover and develop therapies that will change the course of human health. We value our passion for patients, ​quest for innovation, spirit of independence and love of challenge. With a presence in more than 70 countries, and growing - we look for talented people to grow our business, advance our science and contribute to our unique culture.


Accounts Payable Specialist


Accounts Payable Manager - International


Financial Operations (Procure to Pay)

Overview of Role:

The Accounts Payable Specialist will work in the Financial Operations department, in the Accounts Payable team. This individual will also have appropriate knowledge of the financial systems we use, which include several tools (Basware, Oracle, TRAX…)

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Process vendor invoices through the different tools.

  • Control of documents and processes in line with Celgene policies and procedures.

  • Obtain missing information from Celgene affiliates in Europe and Asia when required for the processing of invoices.

  • Control suppliers’ banking details and request corrections when necessary.

  • Execution of electronic or manual payments to third parties.

  • Follow upon prepayments and credit notes.

  • Assist other finance colleagues with any ad-hoc projects and tasks as necessary.

  • Contribute to process improvements and technology initiatives.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

  • Associate degree in Finance / Accounting or related work experience

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in an administrative, customer service or finance position involving data processing (information input, correction…)

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.

  • A working knowledge of an ERP or accounting software (Oracle, SAP, Sage…)

  • Fluent in French and good working knowledge in English

Behavioral Competencies:

  • High degree of organizational agility.

  • Commitment to delivering quality results in a time-sensitive environment.

  • Strong analytical and reconciliation skills with attention to detail.

  • High degree of integrity and strong work ethic.

  • Positive attitude with proven ability to handle challenges and overcome obstacles.


At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients. Our vision as a company is to build a major global biopharmaceutical corporation while focusing on the discovery, the development, and the commercialization of products for the treatment of cancer and other severe, immune, inflammatory conditions.

“At Celgene, we seek to deliver truly innovative and life-changing drugs for our patients.”

There are more than 300 clinical trials at major medical centers using compounds from Celgene. Investigational compounds are being studied for patients with incurable hematological and solid tumor cancers, including multiple myeloma, myelodysplastic syndromes, chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), triple-negative breast cancer and pancreatic cancer. As committed as we are to clinical accomplishment, we are equally committed to patient support, which is a guiding principle at Celgene. We believe all who can benefit from our discoveries should have the opportunity to do so. Celgene puts patients first with industry-leading programs that provide information, support and access to our innovative therapies.

Celgene is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Celgene complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for Celgene in the U.S.COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF PATIENTS WORLDWIDE