Accounts Payable Specialist
Posted: January 8, 2020
Closes: January 27, 2020
Accounts Payable Specialist
There are few roles in an organization that are as important as those in Accounting and Finance. This is your opportunity to grow your career while you add value to the Hunter Douglas enterprise. We need your expertise to create new processes, accurately reconcile a large number of invoices each day, and timely processing of payments. We even offer financial assistance for you to complete a Finance/Accounting degree in process.
How will you make an impact?
Receive invoices from vendors for payment processing. Match purchase orders and invoices receivable goods inventory to verify that invoice information stated is correct. Ensure all invoices and backup is attached to each transaction electronically.
Contact Purchasing Agents and Suppliers to inquire and resolve invoice discrepancies.
Work closely with General Accounting to resolve GRIR issues.
Monthly statement reconciliation.
Process weekly payment runs to issue checks, wires, and ACHs.
Work to process a large number of payments in a timely matter to ensure payment within vendor terms and to take advantage of payment discounts.
Use Optimize and Verify software efficiently to send A/P invoices through Process Director in order to post invoices in SAP.
Routinely analyze AP aging report to identify and resolve issues. Understand and troubleshoot payment run proposals and work with IT and MDG as needed.
Learn and thoroughly understand the SAP supplier master data business partner (BP) and its relationship to POs, Process Director, and supplier sub-ledger. Submit BP supplier information updates to MDG data steward via the supplier request form for accurate payment processing.
Provide support to users on the Readsoft approval and check request processes.
Working cross-functionally, identifies and implements opportunities for streamlining and improving processes.
What you will need?
Knowledge of the principles of accounts payable and payment processing.
Solid knowledge of computer use and software such as, Word and Excel.
Knowledge of SAP, ReadSoft and the extrapolation of data for accounts payable purposes.
Ability to follow established work procedures with limited supervision.
Ability to demonstrate personal initiative to seek out information and details necessary to complete a work assignment.
Ability to exhibit attention to detail in accurately completing work assignments.
Ability to accurately compare and check the accuracy of names and numeral codes.
Ability to proofread written materials and identify errors and take corrective action.
Ability to respond to daily requests from suppliers and internal customers in a timely fashion.
Ability to use empathetic listening skills during interactions with suppliers and internal customers.
Ability to develop strong working relationships with Purchasing Agents and Suppliers.
Acceptable Training and Experience includes a high school diploma or equivalent/working towards an associate’s degree in Accounting. Previous SAP and accounts payable experience with demonstrated attention to detail skills is highly desired.