Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

Specialist AP

Job Locations US
Primary Posting Location : Country
US
Requisition ID
2021-394680
Position Type
Full Time
Category
Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)

Summary

Specialist Accounts Payable

 

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a dedicated Specialist Accounts Payable to be responsible for accurate, complete, and timely Accounts Payable processes and functions. The majority of the time spent will be processing invoices, but the selected individual will be having other duties.

 

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

 

What we offer:

 

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and Preparation of Excel invoices.
  • New Vendor Set-ups, may include New Vendor Processing
  • Ability to research, proactively follow-up, and problem-solve when dealing with account management issues.
  • Invoice Processing, PNET – Invoice Matching, and PO Requisitions.
  • Account Problem Resolution and Reconciliation.
  • Provides general support services to the accounting and finance department

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience is required; Associate's Degree in Accounting or equivalent experience preferred
  • 1-3 years associated work experience or combination of education and work experience
  • Analytical and Research Skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, procedures and standards policy and procedure development techniques
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment

Responsibilities

The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

 

Position Summary

The AP Specialist is responsible for accurate, complete, and timely Accounts Payable processes and functions.

 

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

AP Specialist

  • Invoice Processing
  • Analysis and Preparation of Excel invoices.
  • New Vendor Set ups, may include New Vendor Processing
  • Ability to research, proactively follow-up, and problem-solve when dealing with account management issues.
  • PNET – Invoice Matching and PO Requisitions.
  • Account Problem Resolution and Reconciliation.
  • Provides general support services to the accounting and finance department

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

 

Direct Reports

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities for direct reports

 

Indirect Reports

This position does not have guidance or mentoring responsibilities for indirect reports

 

Travel and/or Driving Requirements

Travel and Driving is an essential duty and function of this job 

 

Minimum Qualifications

 

Education Level: (Required) High School Diploma or GED or equivalent experience

                         (Preferred) Associate's Degree or equivalent experience                               

 

Field of Study/Area of Experience:  Accounting

- 1-3 years associated work experience or combination of education and work experience.

 

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  •  Strong written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical and research Skills
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices, procedures and standards policy and procedure development techniques
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, and web-browsers

 

Environmental & Physical Requirements

Office / Sedentary Requirements

Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds. 

 

Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions:

 

Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law.  The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

 

Any estimate, schedule, or guideline provided to associates in this job description or elsewhere in connection with their jobs is only intended to help describe job duties and for planning purposes.  Regardless of any such estimate, schedule, or guideline, associates must always record all time worked for our company (which includes but is not limited to on-site work time in an assigned store, office, or other work location; required waiting time; administrative time; and work-related travel time).

Important Information

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

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