The Accounts Payable Clerk functions as an integral team member in a centralized transaction services center supporting the growing Americas region business. The Accounts Payable Clerk performs duties related to the processing, maintaining and reconciling among multiple accounting transaction processes, including vendor invoices, accounts payable, 3-way match workflow, and generation of vendor payments, troubleshooting and self-directed resolution of issues, and other accounts payable duties. While the Accounts Payable Clerk will have specific core process duties, they will be cross-trained and capable for immediate backup support to all department functions as necessary. The Accounts Payable Clerk interacts with multiple members of the supply chain, from vendors, internal plants and corporate functions, freight and distribution warehouse providers. The Accounts Payable Clerk has a demonstrated capability for data collection, attention to detail, and self-directed problem solving in their core and backup functions in a fast-paced and dynamic corporate environment.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Accounts Payable Core Focus
Verify accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records.
Manage workflow systems to process vendor invoices for approval, and payment
Maintain accounting journal/ledger/records detailing financial transactions (remote plant inventory, disbursements, expense vouchers, receipts, accounts payable, etc.).
Administration support / processing for P Card / Travel Card Programs
Common Duties Across All Focus Areas
Data into defined accounting and / or workflow systems
Extract / compile data and prepare a variety of reports and analyses
Reconcile records with employees and management, or external vendors or customers.
Analyze and recommend actions to resolve discrepancies.
Investigate questionable data.
Assist with month end closing.
Provide supporting documentation for audits
Contribute defined inputs to weekly / other periodic cash forecasting
JOB SKILLS, EXPERIENCE, AND KNOWLEDGE AND CAPABILITY REQUIREMENTS
Education / Experience
Associates Degree in Accounting/Finance or equivalent experience
Minimum of 3 years multi-plant manufacturing Accounts Payable experience
High competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel and Outlook.
In-depth experience of transactional accounting systems and processes
SAP system experience highly preferred.
Demonstrates excellent analytical skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task
Strong planning and organization, verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to interact/problem-solve diplomatically between internal/external parties
Flexibility to multi-task in a fast paced, lean and deadline-driven environment
Adaptability to implement new workflows, process / procedures, controls
Effective basic clerical skills in filing, typing, etc.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Health savings account with generous annual employer contribution
Fitness reimbursement program
Development and career growth opportunities
Competitive 401(k) matching program
We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.
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