Accounts Payable Associate

Job Location

Kansas City, MO

Type of Job

Non-Union Full-Time

Published Date

September 30, 2021, 5:00:00 AM

About the job

The AP position is responsible for performing a variety of accounting and finance tasks for the company. This position is responsible for maintenance of vendor payee records, obtains appropriate approvals, processes invoices for payment and issues checks. This position is also responsible for recording, reporting and reconciling various vendor accounts.

Potential overtime of 4-5 hours during the 1st week of the month. 40 hours per week for reminder of month. This position will require working on 3 holidays: New Year's Day, 4th of July and Labor Day. Position will start off as remote and eventually will be working at our corporate location in Kansas City, MO.

• Sort and distribute incoming mail
• Reviewing 3 way P.O. matching invoices, up to 100 plus line items if there are issues with initial match through the automated process
• Process check requests
• 1099 maintenance
• Respond to all vendor inquiries
• Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
• Assist in month end closing and accrual process
• Assist with other projects as needed
• Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
• Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
• Ability to speak and write English
• Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
• Auditor requests
• Maintaining matrix for Communications for all locations

Requirements

Requirements:
• 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience preferred
• High school diploma required
• Must have strong work ethics
• Must be well organized and a self-starter
• Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
• Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
• Proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch,
• Ability to type 60-65 wpm
• Possess strong organizational and time management skills
• Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi- tasking skills