The Hillman Group

  • Senior Accounts Payable Clerk

    Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2019 8:17 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-3241
    # of Openings
    1
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Verifies, reconciles and processes invoices and expense reports according to established procedures and schedules; identifies process gaps and assists Accounts Payable Clerks in problem resolution; acts as back up to Accounts Payable Supervisor for routine operations and during vacation.

    Responsibilities

    Essential Responsibilities

    • Receive and match supplier invoices to Purchase Order and Receipt data in the accounting system
    • Perform exception invoice processing, including for Non-PO invoices, emergency payments and other check requests, while maintaining appropriate documentation and adhering to Company processes
    • Analyze and understand invoice matching errors, develop corrective action plans to remediate, eliminate, and reduce those errors; take initiative in issue resolution with groups such as Procurement and Receiving
    • Interact with suppliers in a courteous and responsible manner, including determining appropriate occasions to reach out to Operating Company Procurement personnel for guidance in managing supplier relationships
    • Recommend supplier data maintenance changes as identified during account payable processes
    • Maintain productivity and meet service level agreements in a complex environment, including working with and referencing data in legacy accounting systems
    • Perform reconciliations on a regular basis

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or related field preferred. 
    • Previous experience in invoice matching, payment issue resolution or other Accounts Payable related field
    • Proficient computer skills including excellent Microsoft Excel experience (SharePoint a plus)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high volume environment while remaining organized with strict attention to detail
    • Ability to meet deadlines and produce accurate results
    • High level of customer focus and ability to maintain a positive attitude at all times
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast paced environment
    • Self-directed, positive and ethical role model able to work with minimal supervision
    • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative
    • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times with customer and coworkers; fully observe Company’s Code of Ethical Conduct, Employee Handbook “Personal Conduct of Employees” policies and ISO Quality System Standards

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