Responsible for providing analytical/technical business support for a major and department projects in Accounts Payable. Under the overall general guidance of a Director and/or Manager, responsible for researching data, performing analyses, presenting results, and making recommendations. Works closely with vendors and internal customers to resolve various invoicing issues. Acts as program/policy specialist to assist department and/or cross-divisional groups with assignments/initiatives as required. Collaborates with functional/department subject matter experts in testing and implementing process improvements.
Under general supervision, creates narrative and quantitative reports in response to various Accounts Payable issues resulting in the timely payments to vendors and/or collection of outstanding credits.
Works closely with labor to ensure that vouchers are processed timely, accounts are reconciled, match exceptions are cleared and other items that might impact timely payment to vendor
Interacts with executives and employees across multiple organizations, as well as external representatives, serving as a liaison for Accounts Payable to discuss complex administrative matters, business processes, and project activities to facilitate department goal attainment.
Participates in various special projects.
Provides complex administrative and project support to the department heads and senior management using intermediate to advanced MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Access and/or PowerPoint).
Coordinates project work schedules to meet customer expectations and raises conflicting deadlines to management's attention.
Other duties as assigned.
Work Environment: Office- Corporate office
Scope of Project: - Lifting Credit Holds -Negotiating with vendors- 3 to 6 month period
Top 3 to 5 skills needed to succeed in this role :
AP prior experience, vendor negotiation skills, high-analytical skills, excellent time management skills, excellent communication skills
3 - 5 Daily Responsibilities:
Talk to vendors daily to lift credit holds, run queries, do V-loop ups and report back information to vendors on past due situations.
3 to 5 soft skills they need to have:
MUST have med-high Excel skills, onelink experience, communication skills.