Accounts Payable Specialist at Mueller Water Products

  • Administrative Jobs, Accounts Payable Clerks Jobs
  • Permanent Employment
  • 2 months ago
  • Georgia, America
  • Shift Full-Time
  • Job Qualifications High School Diploma
  • Job experience 4 Years

Job Description

Accounts Payable Specialist at Mueller Water Products

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

Required Qualifications:

  • 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

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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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