Accounts Payable Intern in Sunnyvale, California at Cepheid

Date Posted: 5/12/2018

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Job ID: CEP001235

About Us

At Cepheid, we are passionate about improving healthcare through faster, more accurate diagnostic tests. With our GeneXpert® System, we’ve taken the most sophisticated molecular technology and packaged it into an automated, easy-to-use format that has quickly become the platform of choice worldwide. From the largest laboratories to small physician offices, our game-changing solution delivers critical answers when clinicians and patients need them most. Through strong molecular biology capabilities and ongoing product innovation, we are focused on developing tests for healthcare-associated infections, sexual health, critical infectious disease, virology, and oncology applications. Come join our vision for a better way and help make life better for us all! For more details, visit us at or follow us on Twitter (@CepheidNews).


About Cepheid:

– Over a decade ago, Cepheid set the standard for innovation in automated molecular diagnostics with our first GeneXpert system. We have never looked back. Our product is the most versatile molecular diagnostic solution on the market. Not only are our Xpert tests among the most accurate, they are also fast and easy. So easy, that anyone, in almost any setting, can benefit from our test results. Our mission is to deliver a better way to improve patient outcomes by enabling access to molecular diagnostic testing everywhere. Whether testing for tuberculosis in a mobile clinic in Botswana, for CT/NG in an OB/GYN practice in Madrid, or for a broad range of healthcare associate infections (HAI) in a hospital lab in New York City, Cepheid is positively impacting the quality of patient care and saving lives every day. Make a difference in healthcare and join us on this mission!

About the College Recruiting Program:

- Our internship opportunities are the gateway for your entry into the exciting world of molecular diagnostics by enabling you to put your academic training and passion to work for a global company whose products impact healthcare every day.

About the Department:

- Our Accounts Payable Department is the hub of the Accounting Organization. Almost all activities of the Company will have an impact at some point in Accounts Payable. Quality and timeliness of work is of the utmost importance as it has a direct impact on not only the Company financials but on how our vendors view Cepheid as a customer.

Job Summary:

- During this internship, you will have an opportunity to participate in various aspects of the Procure-to-Pay process. You will work in the Accounts Payable Department processing invoices, researching and responding to vendor inquiries, working through AP workflow issues with Procurement and other teams within Cepheid. Additionally you will have the opportunity to audit expense reports, and participate in the month end close process through journal entries and reconciliations. Through this internship you will be exposed to SAP (ERP system), AccuImage (Automated AP workflow), and our Concur (Travel and Expense reporting platform).

Job Location:

- Santa Clara, California

Job Requirements


Minimum Requirements:

- Undergraduate working towards an Accounting Degree

- Mid-to-advanced PC skills using Outlook, Word, Excel (ability to perform pivots, V-lookups and other functions with Excel)

- Strong interpersonal, communication and time management skills

- Strong analytical & problem-solving skills to research and resolve inquiries and respond in a timely manner

- Solid organizational skills: task prioritization and effective time management

- Excellent customer service and communication skills, both written & verbal

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.