Accounts Payable Associate
Kansas City, MO,USA
Job Reference SP-6447089520
Professional Areas Finance
Function Accounting, Finance and Treasury
Contract Type Permanent
Years of Work Experience 1-3 years
Start date 2021-03-22
Application close date 2021-06-20
Summary
This position performs general accounts payable operations including data entry, reconcilement, analysis and various other data collection projects for the accounts payable, accounting or other departments of a regional office of one of the world’s leading commodity merchants and processors of agricultural products with locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.
•Prepares coding or reviews coding provided by industrial locations and enters accounts payable invoices into system for various legal entities.
•Reconciles various accounts, primarily consisting of accounts payable and intercompany related accounts: reviews general ledger accounts and compares them with various outside source documents to identify discrepancies; communicates with other LDC offices or outside counterparties to resolve discrepancies and creates, enters and posts journal entries to balance general ledger accounts with source documents.
•Maintains physical files for open and historical accounts payable documentation, and other duties as assigned.
•Coordinates with personnel at other LDC locations to identify services or product delivered but not yet invoiced and assist in the month end accrual process.

Additional Responsibilities
•Performs research at the request of internal and external clients regarding payment status.
•Performs research for monthly or other various ad hoc projects to analyze historical patterns, accuracy of postings, and consistency of postings from period to period or company to company, etc.
The following is the basic qualification: Without having completed some college coursework in accounting, two years’ work experience in accounts payable or other similar discipline is required.

The following is the preferred qualification: Two years’ work experience in accounts payable.
The following are the basic qualifications:
Knowledge of general ledger accounting practices.
Strong data entry and data processing skills.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Strong practical accounting skills.
Proficiency with spreadsheet and word-processing software, (e.g., Excel and MS Word).

The following are the preferred qualifications:
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Strong documentation skills.
Ability to analyze account variances.
Ability to work independently and propose solutions.
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet strict monthly deadlines.
Detail-oriented
• English (Fluent)
The following are the basic qualifications: High school diploma. Without having two years’ work experience in accounts payable, some college coursework in accounting is also required. The following is the preferred qualification: Associate’s degree (or higher).

Main
Responsibilities
Along with the below listed responsibilities, the employee should conduct any other business related to the function as required by his supervisor.
•Prepares coding or reviews coding provided by industrial locations and enters accounts payable invoices into system for various legal entities.
•Reconciles various accounts, primarily consisting of accounts payable and intercompany related accounts: reviews general ledger accounts and compares them with various outside source documents to identify discrepancies; communicates with other LDC offices or outside counterparties to resolve discrepancies and creates, enters and posts journal entries to balance general ledger accounts with source documents.
•Maintains physical files for open and historical accounts payable documentation, and other duties as assigned.
•Coordinates with personnel at other LDC locations to identify services or product delivered but not yet invoiced and assist in the month end accrual process.

Additional Responsibilities
•Performs research at the request of internal and external clients regarding payment status.
•Performs research for monthly or other various ad hoc projects to analyze historical patterns, accuracy of postings, and consistency of postings from period to period or company to company, etc.

    Experiences
    The following is the basic qualification: Without having completed some college coursework in accounting, two years’ work experience in accounts payable or other similar discipline is required.

    The following is the preferred qualification: Two years’ work experience in accounts payable.

      Skills
      The following are the basic qualifications:
      Knowledge of general ledger accounting practices.
      Strong data entry and data processing skills.
      Strong analytical and organizational skills.
      Strong practical accounting skills.
      Proficiency with spreadsheet and word-processing software, (e.g., Excel and MS Word).

      The following are the preferred qualifications:
      Strong verbal and written communication skills.
      Strong documentation skills.
      Ability to analyze account variances.
      Ability to work independently and propose solutions.
      Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet strict monthly deadlines.
      Detail-oriented

        Required
        Languages
        • English (Fluent)

        Required
        Education
        The following are the basic qualifications: High school diploma. Without having two years’ work experience in accounts payable, some college coursework in accounting is also required. The following is the preferred qualification: Associate’s degree (or higher).

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