Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist

Posted 1 month ago by Robert Half
Buffalo Grove, IL
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

Description The Account Payable Specialist is responsible for verifying and communicating with vendors and approvers for proper invoice and payment approvals, processing payments timely and accurately. This role also reviews expenses reports and communicates to ensure accuracy and adherence to applicable policies.


• Perform 3-way match for payment of Purchase Order invoices and process payment requests for non-Purchase Order expense invoices in a high-volume workflow system; Verify approvals on all non-Purchase Order expense invoices

• Ensure all required documentation is properly attached/saved within SAP workflow

• Release approved invoices from payment hold to ensure timely vendor payments

• Support cross-functional partners to close out invoices ensuring timely payments to vendors

• Research invoice discrepancies and correspond directly with vendors and/or plant personnel to resolve

• Respond to vendor inquiries and resolve any billing issues or concerns

• Coordinate with third-party Sales & Use Tax advisor to obtain exemption certificates and resolve issues with vendors

• Review and process expense reports

• Scan checks received for remote deposit and apply to vendors

• Prepare payment proposals

• Assist in maintaining procedural documents (Standard Operating Procedures) for all job responsibilities

• Identify process improvements to the payables process.

• Participate in strategic projects/initiatives and team meetings/activities

• Other duties as assigned Requirements Enter Vendor Invoices, Maintain Vendor Files, Multiple Vendors, Manage Vendor Relationships, Process Vendor Invoices, Reconcile Vendor Statements, Enter Invoices, Approved Invoices, Coding Invoices, Customer Invoices, Code Invoices, Post Invoices, Prepare Invoices, Review Invoices, Payable Invoices, Missing Invoices, Outstanding Invoices, Vendor Invoices, Verify Invoices, Incoming Payments, Electronic Payments, Collecting Payments, Overdue Payments, Payments Reconciliation, Post Payments, Expense Reconciliation, Expense Reports, Process Expense Reports, Processes Expense Reports, Purchase Orders, SAP, Account Discrepancies, Invoice Discrepancies, Account Discrepancies, Payment Processing, Scanning, Scanning Documents, Scanning Invoices

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