Part Time Accounts Payable Specialist
Sargento Foods - Plymouth, WI

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For the third year in a row, as part of an independent survey, Sargento was voted as one of the top places to work in Southeastern Wisconsin. That's because, we hire good people and treat them like family.

And at Sargento you'll be in a highly visible position in a company big enough to be a national brand leader but small enough for you to feel at home and let you make an impact.

Our rewards include a competitive compensation, bonus and benefits package and generous 401(k) and profit sharing benefits. Sargento offers its employees work-life balance and a unique, values-based culture that makes us recognized as an area employer of choice.

Our Wisconsin location offers great lifestyle and recreational options and convenient access to major metropolitan areas.

SUMMARY
The Accounts Payable Specialist supports the timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices within the accounts payable department. This role will maintain focus upon verification and processing of common carrier invoices and raw material vendor invoices. A proficient knowledge of spreadsheet applications and SAP support the effective organization, management and processing of invoices.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Uses established procedures to accurately and in a timely manner process inventory and/or non-inventory accounts payable transactions. Analyzes and processes non-routine exception accounts payable transactions. Requires knowledge of standard concepts, practices and procedures within the accounts payable function.

Requires understanding of the SAP inventory process, including info records and purchase orders as they pertain to pricing, cost variances and general ledger distributions. Responsible for the SAP Goods Received/Invoice Received reporting, reconciling discrepancies of raw material inventory line items. Coordinates with the Procurement Department, Shipping/Receiving Departments and outside vendors to investigate invoice pricing and quantity differences.

Analyzes and processes accounts payable transactions for common carrier invoices. Maintains an understanding of customer level freight tables within SAP. Coordinates with IT Department as required to ensure accuracy of tables.

Coordinate monthly leases payments for proper allocation of expense in appropriate month/calendar year. Maintain lease data in organized spreadsheet to prepare year end audit.

Assist in administering accounts payable documentation in the document repository, ensuring standardization in the presentation and grammatical structure of the procedures.

Responds to vendor inquiries, audits and performs regular statement reconciliations.

Prioritizes and organizes workflow, manages routine inquiries and multiple tasks simultaneously. Provides recommendations for process improvements based on observation.

Maintains excellent client service relationships with internal and external clients. Understands the importance of confidentiality in all these relationships.

PRIMARY BACKUP FOR:
Receptionist during department meetings and other times of need

Accounts Payable Specialist/ (Reimbursement/Cash), as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Sargento Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Qualifications:
High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Associate's degree in Accounting preferred.

6 months to one year experience or exposure in an Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Book Keeping, Payroll or Data Entry required.

Ability to organize your daily work and manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines is required.

Strong computer skills in Excel and Outlook or similar e-mailing systems are required. Knowledge of Microsoft Word required. SAP integrated software knowledge preferred but not required., General knowledge of most office equipment is helpful.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, discount, percent and variances.

Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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