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Accounting Specialist-AP

at Volvo Group Global

Posted: 5/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3T3FG5YM2P8DMQXNJ2

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Kansas City
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 6/16/2019
PURPOSE/DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this job is to provide timely and accurate payment processes for all accounts payable expenses, as well as to contribute to good vendor relations.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Obtain and verify documentation to process payment for accounts payable
  • Verify incoming A/P batches for accuracy
  • Perform required data entry functions processing A/P
  • Print and distribute A/P checks on timely basis
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are applied to payment processes
  • Perform research and problem solving for vendor account reconciliation
  • Provide reporting to upper management as required
  • Safeguard physical supply of checks, restricting access
  • Keep A/P records on file for easy access by accounting department
  • Shred voided checks
  • File forms 1099 at year end
  • Set up and maintain all vendor records including scanning Forms W-9, this helps with accuracy of Form 1099
COMPETENCIES
  • Communication: Listening effectively, transmitting information accurately and understandably, and actively seeking feedback nondefensively.
  • Customer Focus: Understanding and meeting the needs of customers and addressing the interests and concerns of all organization stakeholders.
  • Ownership / Accountability: Taking the lead in getting the job done and accepting responsibility for personal actions, costs, and results.
  • Attention to Detail: Monitoring adherence to standards and actively checking for accuracy of data received or generated before passing it on.
  • Dependability/Reliability: Following through on commitments, producing timely work to required -- or higher -- standards, and pitching in to get the job done.
  • Quality Advocate: Championing the quality process by reinforcing the organization's vision, quality values, and quality processes and by fostering the continuous improvement of all operational and business practices.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE (when applicable)
  • Proficient in Accounts Payable system on AS400 system
  • Knowledge of General Ledger system on AS400 system
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High School diploma / G.E.D.
  • 1 – 3 years accounts payable experience

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