Accounts Payable Processor

Recruiter
Amtec Inc.
Location
Westport
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 21, 2016
Closes
Sep 23, 2016
Industry
Accounting
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

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Job Title: Accounts Payable Processor Location: Westport, CT Finance Department Overview: Finance is responsible for implementing the company's financial strategy. More specifically, we execute the day-to-day operations (accounts payable, client billing, payroll, general ledger maintenance, financial statement preparation and shareholder reporting, recordkeeping, and calculations); we protect and oversee corporate assets (through internal controls, cash management, and insurance) ; and we provide strategic information and synthesis of the financial picture to the Management Committee (financial planning and analysis). Position Summary: We are currently looking to hire an accounts payable associate into our growing payables team. These individuals are ultimately responsible for ensuring vendors are paid timely, accurately and with appropriate approvals and support. These positions will report into the Manager of Accounts Payable, and range from entry level through 3 years of accounts payable experience (compensation, and position is commensurate with experience. Ideal candidates for these roles will be highly organized, detail oriented, analytical, and quick to learn new responsibilities and systems. Candidates must be excited about contributing to growth and change, as this is a growing team supporting a consistently growing business, requiring evolution, and build out of our systems and processes to accommodate increased payables demand. Successful candidates will aid in streamlining our processes and procedures by surfacing inefficiencies and problems, collaborating with team members and management in efforts to solution and drive forward projects to improve controls; all with a focus on excellence in customer service. Opportunity for advancement exists, and is encouraged for successful candidates. Responsibilities would include: ?? Involvement in all aspects of preparing invoices and expense reports for payment including, but not limited to; inputting to the financial reporting system, coding and verifying correct ledger codes, reviewing, in detail, all of the supporting documentation ?? Working to resolve discrepancies with clients and departments or individuals throughout the firm ?? Assertively facilitate cross-department approval of project related invoices ?? Collaborating with team members to continuously surface inefficiencies; partner with management to solution and drive forward the design and implementation of process improvements and documentation. ?? Aiding in a variety of projects, and change initiatives as needed Position Requirements: • College degree with a major in Finance or Accounting is preferred, but not required • 0-3 years of relevant experience, Accounts Payable exposure is preferred but not required • Computer savvy with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and & Word [intermediate skill level • Very strong attention to detail, possessing the ability to identify connections/relationships in complex data • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with a customer service mentality. Must be comfortable speaking up, and holding colleagues across the firm accountable to following agreed upon processes, and to obtaining any required approvals for spends. • Organized and agile, able to juggle and prioritize multiple streams of work, flexible and calm under pressure [composed) • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity, a willingness to challenge the status quo leading to the creation and implementation ion of excellent processes • Demonstrates the ability to think at the goal level [smart, agile, demonstrates common sense) • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and with a team Additional helpful experience: • Exposure to MS Dynamics [Solomon General Ledger) • Experience with an automated expense reporting system • Experience working with an AP system [or P2P system) To thrive and succeed within our unique culture and work environment, individuals must demonstrate humility, innate curiosity and openness to new ideas/approaches. Members of our community need to be hard working, confident and highly goal-oriented. All employees are expected to be honest, exceptionally direct, excited about providing and receiving objective feedback, constantly striving for self-improvement and committed to the pursuit of excellence.

Company Description:

At Amtec, we care about you and your career. Since 1959, we have changed the lives of thousands of people for the better - people just like you. It is our goal to help you find meaningful work by matching your character, competence, and culture with an organization that truly values what you have to offer. Whether you want a contract assignment, a temp-to-perm job, or a regular full-time position, we are here to be your partner throughout your whole career.