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Accounts Payable Purchase Order Clerk

Location: Ybor City, FL, United States
Job # 11042894
Date Posted: 06-11-2018
Accounts Payable Purchase Order Clerk
Ybor City (Tampa), FL
Contract to Hire: 1 year contract
Mon – Fri: 7am – 4pm
Candidates must have PO matching skills and 5 years Accounts Payable experience!!
• As a member of the North American Accounts Payable team, you will process and maintain Accounts Payable records and resolve queries within an automated, high volume environment.
• Able to process high volumes of PO/Invoice (3-way matching) in a timely manner to ensure payment is completed.
• Prioritizes invoice input to take full advantage of vendor discounts.
• Checks for accuracy of expenses and payments being recorded to the general ledger
• Communicates with business unit to obtain approval to pay expenditure.
• Ensure compliance with approval hierarchies
• Verification of OCR extraction and imaging of invoices
• Verify vendor name on invoice matches vendor master file
• Resolve invoice discrepancies (including duplicate invoices)
• Correspond with internal buyers, plant managers and respond to inquiries and escalations in a timely manner
• Maintain individual AP metrics and recommend actions to improve
• Adhere with departmental policies and procedures
• Support Accounting and Tax audits (internal, external, sales tax, 1099s, VAT tax, etc.)
• Assist with special projects as assigned (for example, conversion of vendors to electronic invoices and electronic payments
Required Education:
• High school diploma required
• Associate degree in business/accounting
Required Experience:
• Minimum of five (5) years relevant accounts payable experience required
• Full cycle AP PO matching experience within a high volume, multi-location automated ERP environment preferred
• Knowledge of standard accounting principles
• Accurate and timely data entry skills with attention to details
• Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment while still meeting deadlines
• Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
• Take initiative to proactively research and resolve problems, and improve processes
• Team player with a positive attitude
• Analytical and problem-solving skills with focus on accuracy and efficiency
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
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