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Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist

Company: Curio Brands
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

At CURiO, people are the heartbeat of our business. There would be no Thymes or Capri Blue without the collective passion and commitment of our employees. We consistently strive to return the same care that our employees bring to CURiO every day.

As a company that helps consumers enhance lifes big and small moments through fragrance, we are in the business of self-care. And we share that focus on self-care within the company as well. Its how we balance our AMBITIOUS cornerstone. We work hard to deliver our mission and vision, but we also value taking time to care for ourselves. Physical and mental health and wellness are our top priority, and CURiO has self-care offerings to provide more time away from work and flexible support to all who need it by offering:

PTO Paid Holidays Celebratory Days Flexible Fridays Flexible Work Schedules Medical Insurance Dental Insurance Vision Insurance Short-Term Disability Long-Term Disability Generous 401k Match Employee Assistance Program $15,000 Paid Life Insurance Paid Parental Leave

We work at CURiO for many reasons, such as our love for our products and our coworkers. Among the many other reasons is CURiOs welcoming, friendly culture. We are growing quickly, but we are still small enough to know each others names and help each other celebrate individual successes.

We pride ourselves on the CREATIVITY of our employees. From the chemists who mix intriguing fragrances and the designers who create stunning vessels to the operations teams who overcome obstacles to get our products to customers both quickly and safely, we celebrate CURiO innovation.

If you are looking for an opportunity to be CONNECTED to those that you work, be COURAGEOUS and apply.

We are seeking an Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist who will be responsible for processing all incoming invoices from vendors and administering outgoing checks. This role is responsible for all departmental check requests and maintains vendor Certificates of Insurance and 1099 files.

For a more detailed job description, please visit our website at

Work Responsibilities:

Process vendor invoices: Review all vendor invoices for appropriate documentation, approvals, and support and enter into Syteline ERP system
Match vendor invoices with packing slips and voucher invoices.
Monitors, adjusts and process discounts.
Research discrepancies on purchase orders with operations team before vouchering.
Process check run weekly and online payments as needed.
Identify personal and departmental shipping, communicating information to Accounts Receivable Clerk for billing, and collect receivables for employee personal charges.
Reconcile vouchers payable report quarterly searching for duplicates and expensed purchase orders, making adjustments as appropriate.
Enter and processes payment of American Express statements.
Audit UPS invoices and contact UPS for credits when necessary.

Respond to vendor inquiries: Manage vendor calls and emails inquiring about shipping, invoicing, payment issues, and communicate deductions taken.
Maintain vendor files in both Syteline and on-site hard copy.
Prepare and issue 1099s to required vendors.

Track spending charges: Maintain appropriate records for spending charges
Provide invoice copies monthly for capital and prepaid spending.
Process internal check requests.
Research posted transactions as requested.
Maintain expense report and check request forms.

General Responsibilities:
Supports CURiO Cornerstones and strives for individual leadership by using cornerstone behaviors in the workplace and in daily decision making.
Follows all policies and procedures of the company. Works cooperatively with all departments, maintaining a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that promotes cooperation with co-workers, supervisors, and managers.
Actively seek individual development through taking advantage of opportunities for skill enhancement. l Keep up to date with the latest best practices, trends, concepts, and regulations in the specific job area.
Manage time effectively, meet personal goals and work effectively with other members of the team to meet CURiO goals.
Follows all safety guidelines and polices. Makes supervisor/manager immediately aware of any observed safety issue. Keeps work area clean, safe, and organized.

Position requires extended work hours as necessary to meet seasonal deadlines. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or equivalent
One year experience in an accounting environment

Computer and/or software qualifications:
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook

Core Competencies:
Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and written).
Ability to understand and accurately apply basic math skills.
Ability to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and to appropriately prioritize workload based upon organization or department needs.
Ability to work collaboratively and building working relationships with coworkers, vendors and/or customers.

Preferred Qualifications:
Associate Degree or previous work experience in Accounts Payable
Experience with enterprise planning software platforms (ERP).

Travel Requirement: less than 5%

Keywords: Curio Brands, St. Paul , Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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