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Accounting/Finance Aide in Minneapolis at Collabera

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

POSITION DESCRIPTION: As an analyst on the Accounts Payable Team, you will be responsible for acting as a subject matter expert on Accounts Payables procedures and corporate policies that we must follow. Work with internal and external customers to partner with them and improve process flows to eliminate re-occurring issues by working proactively. Work with buyers and suppliers to resolve discrepancies on purchase order invoices. Perform complex reconciliation of supplier accounts and purchase order activity by analyzing transactions and researching solutions to problems. Promote customer service environment by responding effectively to vendor and employee inquiries in a prompt, accurate and professional manner via phone or email requests. Support team organization structure by working cooperatively to achieve team objectives and representing AP in cross-functional meetings. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: •Completes special projects and assignments within the department as they are identified. • Performs testing as needed in current/future systems or tools. • Work with team members to accomplish shared team objectives. • Work with team to continually build partnerships between AP and the various functional areas and business units throughout the company. • Builds relationships with suppliers by proactively contacting them regarding open issues and partnering on process enhancements. • Investigates/audits accounts payable documents and verify compliance with policies and procedures. Provides quality statistics on output of accounts payable staff. Provides additional training when unacceptable trends are identified. • Identify and resolve procedural and/or systemic issues. Communicate ongoing problems and trends promptly to departmental leadership. • Take a proactive approach and use problem solving skills to resolve internal/external issues with buyers and suppliers. • Analyze problem accounts and resolve variances by examining source documents and contacting the originator or appropriate party to research and resolve the problem. • Respond to vendor and employee inquiries in a prompt, accurate, and professional manner. Correctly answer vendor and employee questions regarding payment status, invoice problems, policies, and system use or issues. • Responsible for meeting individual Key Performance Indicators and the departmental service level agreement standards. • Identifies improvement opportunities and drives process improvement recommendations; while sharing best practices within department. • Create, update and maintain process and procedures/Work Instructions for area of responsibility; requests Supervisor approval. • Continually builds partnerships between Accounts Payable and the various functional areas and business units throughout the Company. • Performs back up functions for manager/supervisor and accounting associates as directed. • Maintain and update process and procedures/ Work Instructions for area of responsibility; request supervisor approval. EDUCATION REQUIRED: Associates Degree (2 year)

Job Requirements

Top 3 things you are looking for in a candidates experience: 1. Accounts Payable experience required. 2. Experience in technical writing, work instructions, and/or standard operating procedures. 3. At least a 2-year AA, with a minimum of 2-4 years accounting experience.