Accounts Payable / Concur Associate
Conversion Partners, LLC – New York, NY - New York, NY

This job posting is no longer available on ZipRecruiter. Find similar jobs: Account Payable jobs - Conversion Partners jobs

Company Description:
Conversion Partners, LLC is a thriving boutique investment firm, which acquires and manages middle market companies. The firm places special emphasis on the private, post-secondary educational space, one of the best performing in the current economy.

Our portfolio companies, which are spread across the East Coast of the United States with flagship locations in Florida, employ more than 1,000 people. The firm's partners include a successful direct marketing entrepreneur, a former Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Securities and Head of Corporate for a national law firm.

Job Description:
Company: Conversion Partners, LLC – New York, NY

Job Title: Accounts Payable / Concur Associate

Conversion Partners, LLC is a thriving boutique investment firm, which acquires and manages middle market companies. The firm places special emphasis on the private, post-secondary educational space, one of the best performing in the current economy. Our portfolio companies, which are spread across the East Coast of the United States with flagship locations in Florida, employ more than 1,000 people. The firm's partners include a successful direct marketing entrepreneur, a former Managing Director of Morgan Stanley and Bank of America Securities and Head of Corporate for a national law firm.

Working under the direction of the Accounts Payable Supervisor and Director of Accounting this position is responsible for processing and monitoring all vendor payments and expenditures. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner to ensure that company payments are accurate and up to date and staff is paid in a timely and appropriate manner. You will also serve as administrator for the CONCUR Travel and Expense system. Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to, auditing of expense reports, customer support for associates of the company requiring assistance with expense reports, updating CONCUR master data as needed, as well as analysis and reconciliation of credit card accounts. This position also serves as a Corporate Credit Card Program administrator. Ability to understand and uphold the policies set forth in the Company Travel Policy and the Corporate Card Policy is essential. The ability to maintain confidentiality of Associate financial data is required.

The successful candidate will need to work effectively and efficiently in a fast -paced and rapidly changing environment and will have the opportunity to work with various members of the accounting and finance organization. In addition, the candidate will be organized and an energetic self-starter who can handle a broad range of projects and have the ability to prioritize. This is a vital role for this company and the selected candidate will have a real opportunity to take ownership of these responsibilities and make the improvements needed to build a great process.

Key Responsibilities

Accounts Payable Processing

Process vendor invoices and employee expense reports including obtaining necessary approvals.

Full-cycle accounts payable-matching, batching, coding, and cutting checks.

Comprehensive understanding of procurement to payable cycle.

Follow up with purchase order originators on payable status.

Work with vendors to problem solve and clarify invoices.

Maintain vendor files for various companies.

Assist in ad-hoc projects as needed

Reconciliation

Reconciliation of vendor invoices and statements.

Presentation of billing reconciliation senior management.

Ensure senior management has absolute confidence that cash payments are accurate and appropriate.

Assist in monthly close process.

CONCUR Administrator

  • Process enrollments of new system users, timely update system for changes requested, monitor changes from automated interfaces from other systems and ensure data accuracy.
Expense Report Auditor

  • Audit expense reports to proactively identify issues and ensure compliance to the Company Travel and Expense Policy. Assist Associates in issue resolution where necessary.
Customer Service and Issue Resolution

  • Manage and timely resolve Associate inquiries on expense report payment policies, procedures and practices. Train and assist Associates on features and functions of the CONCUR Travel and Expense system promoting a positive experience.
Travel Policy Training and Communication

  • Train and assist associates on how to use CONCUR Travel and Expense system. Update the user guides as necessary and inform associates about changes to the Travel Policy. Post new messages on most common errors on the CONCUR page.
Credit Card Administration

  • Serve as a main contact between Credit Card Company, associates and the company ensuring accurate credit card account information. Process requests for new corporate credit cards and cancellations. Initiate monthly reminders to Associates with outstanding balances.
Ad-Hoc Projects

  • Ability to assist on various projects assigned by management.
Key Functional Skills/Knowledge

2 years of accounts payable experience

Degree in Accounting or equivalent

Knowledge of applicable software programs (Microsoft Dynamics (GP)/Quickbooks preferred).

Strong work ethic, ability/desire to work outside the traditional work schedule Auditing experience helpful

Knowledge of US GAAP principles

Knowledge of Internal Control framework

Detailed analysis and reconciliation skills

Technical and troubleshooting ability

Strong Customer Service and Communication skills

Ability to prioritize and balance multiple tasks simultaneously

Proficient to advanced proficiency in MS Excel and MS Office Applications

Ability to work independently, multitasking, prioritizing projects, and meeting deadlines

Ability to maintain strict confidential standards.

Ability to professionally interact with senior management.

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Excellent problem management and organization skills.

** Please no phone calls**

Email resume with cover letter and salary requirements with AP in subject line. Only candidates with Accounts Payable experience need apply.