• Accounts Payable Specialist

    Job Locations US-IL-Addison
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(8/3/2018 3:40 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1438
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    General Summary:  Performs functions related to the Accounts Payable Department.  The Accounts Payable Specialist processes and ensures that all AP invoices and check requests are completed with checks dispersed per vendor and/or Company terms.   

     

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Reviews and enters vendor invoices into ERP system daily.
    • Interacts and resolves problems with vendors.
    • Reconciles vendor statements.
    • Reconciles Raymond invoices to weekly wire transfers.
    • Analyzes vendors and vendor invoices for savings daily.
    • Provides Management with cost variances between vendor invoices and ERP system, as found daily.
    • Coaches and assists internal customers on AP issues.
    • Participates in departmental cost savings objectives.
    • Performs special projects as requested by Management.
    • Performs related duties as assigned or as the situation dictates.

    Qualifications

    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office Products including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    • Ability to communicate and interact with various types of personalities and authority within an organization.
    • Ability to persuade others as well as display resiliency and persistency in order to close a sale.
    • Ability to plan and prioritize work.
    • Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner to both internal and external customers.
    • Ability to exhibit exceptional customer relations including but not limited to displaying empathy, creativity, and flexibility.
    • Must be assertive, and display a sense of urgency, motivation, confidence, and a self-starter.  
    • Skilled in writing letters and proposals.   

     

    Education and Experience

    • A minimum of a High School diploma or GED equivalent. 
    • Prior experience of one or more years in an Accounts Payable or other related accounting function preferred. 
    • Incumbent must be proficient in 10 key calculators and able to perform a minimum of 6500 keystrokes with less than a 1% error rate. 
    • General knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel and simple formula set up is preferred.

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