Accounts Payable Associate I

Published
September 27, 2020
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type

Description

Accounts Payable Associate I 

Review, processing, and data entry of approved vendor invoices and other payment requests of moderate to high complexity, priority, and/or dollar volume relating to and in support of the Company’s operations.

GENERAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processing and data entry of vendor invoices and payment requests of moderate to high complexity, priority, and/or dollar volume for items such as capital asset purchases, advertising, consultant payments, contract payments, tax payments, check requests and executive expense reimbursements.
  • Perform detailed reviews/audits of all documentation supporting payments to be processed in accordance with Company policies and procedures; including matching invoices to electronic or hard copy purchase orders and receiving documents, and verifying approval signatures against current authorization lists and dollar limits. 
  • For each invoice or payment request, verify that the GL distribution/account coding is appropriate and consistent with the type expense, the legal entity receiving the invoice, and the operating department that originated the purchase.
  • Ensure that invoices and other payment requests are data-entered into system under the appropriate “payor” entity, with appropriate pay dates that will result in the payment being received by the vendor or other recipient within agreed-upon/established terms or by the due date specifically requested.
  • Work with Procurement/Sourcing buyers to resolve purchase order related issues that are impeding the release and timely payment of an invoice. This includes relaying information to the buyer about the error message received when the posting attempt occurred.
  • Participate in and support process improvement and system enhancement projects, and proactively identify ongoing opportunities for such improvements (e.g. accounts payable workflow, account-coding quality).
  • A strong ability to analyze documents, invoices, contracts in regard to payments.

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and experience.

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Accounts Payable principles, practices and processes.
  • Knowledge of business and accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficient in the use of basic office equipment and tools as well as applications specific to financials and Accounts Payable systems/processes.
  • Skill in data entry.
  • Works well in an environment with firm deadlines; results oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task and adjust schedules to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in an organized manner.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Team skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients and public. 

Accounts Payable Associate I

Fundamental knowledge of basic skills/concepts with moderate level of proficiency. Works under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment. Works with management or Senior peers on non-complex projects or as part of a team on more-complex projects, to learn through experience. Is an active team member, shares ideas and suggestions appropriate for level of experience. Typically requires 1 to 3 years of related Accounts Payable experience.

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841 Prudential Dr, Suite 204
Jacksonville, FL, 32207
United States

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