Accounts Payable Specialist (Temp-to-Hire)

Location: Johnson City, TN
Date Posted: 11-09-2017
SUMMARY:
 
The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for performing routine and repetitive accounts payable accounting duties by following established procedures to accomplish transactions, and ensures all vendor accounts are properly paid and all invoices are posted to the correct general ledger account.  The Accounts Payable Specialist will report to the Corporate Shared Services Manager.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
·         Process accounts payable invoices in compliance with company policy and controls
·         Identify gaps in controls as other locations are centralized
·         Work with Operations to resolve invoice issues in a timely manner to ensure payment to suppliers is not delayed
·         Ensure all utility invoices are received and processed each month
·         Maintain master data updates for suppliers, travelers, customers
·         Update and maintain spreadsheets as needed
·         Answer supplier/vendor questions
·         Provide information as needed for month-end accruals, etc.
·         Travel and expense report processing as needed and in compliance with company policy
·         Identify opportunities to streamline the invoice processing
·         Assist with payment processing
·         Provide backup coverage for other roles as requested

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
 
Required:
·         High School diploma with a minimum of two years of equivalent Accounts Payable experience
·         Working knowledge of invoice processing in a manufacturing environment using SAP or similar ERP system
·         Familiar with workflow and document imaging tools, MFG/Pro & IQMS, a plus
·         Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
 
Desired:
·         Associate’s Degree or minimum of two years of equivalent Accounts Payable experience
·         Service Center related experience, a plus
 
Skills/Competencies:
·         Excellent attention to detail and compliance with business rules and procedures
·         Excellent interpersonal skills across all levels in the organization
·         Must possess strong customer service skills
·         Flexibility in assigned day-to-day tasks
·         Must be a team player and assist wherever needed
·         Open to new ideas and comfortable bringing up opportunities for improvement
·         Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks in a parallel manner
·         Ability to interpret different types of ERP software
 
 
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