The AP Analyst provides financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. This individual is able to work independently and take the initiative to resolve issues and suggest solutions for the betterment of the team and organization.
Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
Monitor discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing checks; ensuring credit is received for outstanding memos
Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
Oversee workbench for shared services customers to validate that all invoices are being managed in a timely manner
Review aged creditor reports and clear outstanding credits and unpaid invoices
Daily reconciliation of invoice interfaces
Handle workflow exceptions and clear them from the system according to established procedures
Review of all applicable invoices to determine correct application of non-resident withholding tax
Take ownership of Accounts Payable mailbox ensuring queries are responded to in a timely and professional manner
Regular review and analysis of vendor spend reports to identify costs that can be pushed over to Purchase Orders
Assist in month end close processes
Analyze current processes and recommend improvements
Assist with gathering document support for sox and financial audits
Vendor creation. Review and validate records for all new vendors and register them on the AP system
Vendor maintenance – validate any requested changes to vendor records in line with company’s compliance policy
Undergraduate degree and preferably with at least 1 year experience in the above areas. Recent graduate with relevant internship experience will also be considered
SAP experience preferred but not required
Basic knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
General math skills
Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs
High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
Excellent data entry skills
Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, a critical thinker
Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
Ability to work independently or as a team member
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Business Area: FINANCE
Job Category: Finance Group
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Req ID: 28764