The primary function of this position is to process invoices and payments as determined by the Mueller internal control policies to meet the needs, goals, and objectives of the Mueller Accounting Operations. Additionally, this person will perform a wide range of accounting and accounts payable tasks including monthly close activities, AP reconciliation, and period close duties as they relate to the A/P function. The position will also have an active role in departmental training, issue research/resolution, process improvements, audit and unclaimed property responsibilities.
Primary Duties will include, but not be limited to, the following:
Perform a wide range of accounting and accounts payable tasks including monthly close activities, AP reconciliation, and period close duties
Data entry, journal entry preparation, and reporting as requested
Perform all related tasks to initiate and obtain approvals for wire payments to foreign vendors
Conduct research for accounts payable-related issues, determine resolution and root cause and make recommendations for mitigation of re-occurrence
Plan, organize, and participate in accounts payable operational process improvement activities
Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
Provide lead support for internal and external audits with analysis and data
Provide lead support in training new employees and cross training existing employees on job duties
Perform AP related tasks required for Abandoned/Unclaimed Property audits, reporting and filing
Provide support for Tungsten related issues and training of employees outside of the AP department
Carry out additional job responsibilities and duties as required
4+ years of previous job experience relating to accounts payable function.
Intermediate computer experience with proficiency in formula-based programs such as Microsoft Excel
Ability to work in a team setting and gain trust and respect of various persons of authority throughout Mueller’s various locations
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
High school diploma
Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
Process analysis skills
Project management skills
Ideal candidate has JDE Enterprise 1 ERP experience
Experience with Automated Payables/Expense Programs such as Tungsten, Concur and TMS
Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Basic accounting knowledge
We are an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other category protected by law.
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