Accounts Payable Coordinator
H.J. Heinz Company - Warrendale, PA

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Req Number: hein-00004669
Location(s): WarrendalePA

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Heinz North America is seeking a candidate who will be responsible for effectively accomplishing various tasks within the Accounts Payable department including; approval verification, processing and payment of invoices into various automated AP systems in accordance with internal policies and procedures and cash management goals. Responsibilities also include maintaining a proactive relationship with vendors to ensure that financial obligations between the vendor and Heinz are met in a timely manner.

Other duties include: Check verification, filing and retrieval, as well as other supporting AP clerical tasks. Prioritizing and inputting invoices for utilities, freight, storage, etc. into automated AP systems focusing on payment scheduling to obtain available discounts and to maximize cash flow, verifying approval levels to ensure authorization for payment of invoices, resolving invoice discrepancies with suppliers and various internal customers such as invalid pricing, items on hold, invalid approvals, etc. Verify activity prior to payment to ensure accuracy of amount, payee information and potential duplicity by comparing to invoice documentation

Who will be successful in this role?

Successful candidate will have a bachelor degree with emphasis in Business Administration or Accounting plus at least 1-year business experience or at least 2 years business experience focused on AP and automated accounting systems.

Specific skills include:
' Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Access; PowerPoint)

' Strong organizational, planning and problem solving ability

' Ability to analyze and resolve issues to completion under high pressure, high volume situations

' Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

' Ability to work effectively in a team environment.

' Knowledge of AP systems or other similar software. Knowledge of PC software systems; general accounting practices; HNA & WHQ financial policies and procedures.

Bring Us Your Appetite For Success

Heinz is a global company with a long history of success. We offer an environment of strength, stability and exceptionally varied opportunity. Under our impressive portfolio of brands, we lead the industry in quality, value, consumer loyalty, and consumer expectations. Our talent is entrepreneurial, empowered and always collaborative with a culture that allows each person to have an impact every day. Your career with us is limited only by your drive, ambition and imagination and we are committed to maximizing the talents of those who join us.

At Heinz, diversity is implicit in our business strategy for success. By 'making talent an advantage,' diversity and inclusion:

  • Enables Heinz to be the 'employer of choice' that hires and retains the best talent from around the world, reflecting the markets and consumers we serve;
  • Promotes an inclusive workplace culture that values differences in order to inspire each team member to bring their personal best; and
  • Encourages full engagement and contribution from team members to ensure that we have the innovation and creativity to deliver on our mission in every part of our business.
It is the continuing policy of Heinz North America to afford full equal employment opportunity to qualified employees and applicants, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental handicaps, military or veteran status, sexual preference, or any other protected condition or characteristic in conformity with all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations.

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