POSITION SUMMARY :
The Accounts Payable Coordinator is responsible for helping maintain accounts payable and vendor records in the Company’s financial system and executing key processes such as ACH / check transmissions, coding vendor bills and tracking purchase orders.
In addition, the role oversees corporate cash account activity and the reporting of transactions within those accounts on an ongoing basis.
This role adds depth to the department by providing expertise in these areas and support in other areas of accounting including sales / use tax, recording of financial transactions, and other accounting functions as needed.
HIRING REQUIREMENTS :
Associates degree in Accounting or two years previous accounts payable experience.
Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook as well as other Windows based products.
Familiarity with importing electronic files and initiating electronic payments.
Demonstrate excellent organizational skills with attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects in an effective and organized manner.
Ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to improve situations or determine the best resolution.
Ability to help lead the company toward more automated processes; willingness to try new ideas and challenge the status quo.
Ability to think and act in a proactive manner.
Ability to make financially sound decisions based on big picture understanding.
Experience working independently and meet established guidelines and goals.
Ability to display a sense of urgency, ownership, initiative and accountability.
Ability to generate enthusiasm and dedication to support team members in order to achieve business objectives.
Solid business acumen with a positive, professional attitude, able to build strong relationships and earn the respect of colleagues.
Experience with effective communication with the ability to communicate with all levels of management within the organization.
Ability to adapt to the changing needs of the department and the company.
Ability to listen, understand and respond to external and internal customers’ needs in a timely manner; customer service experience in a service-related industry preferred.
Ability to complete tasks in an accurate and timely manner; work the time necessary to complete projects and / or meet deadlines.