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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Ledgent Finance & Accounting
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Ledgent Finance and Accounting has a Financial Services partner in Mendota Heights needing to permanently add to their Accounting team! If you have AP experience, and are looking to advance your career, this is the team for you!!! This company provides an spectacular in-office culture, amazing perks, and the highest level of customer service for their clients by resolving any and all exceptions or escalation issues that enter into the Accounts Payable Department. Responsibilities

  • Ensures Accounts Payable Department personnel perform to the highest standards of accountability, quality, and dependability
  • Responsibilities include supervising staff, reviewing work performed by staff, resolving issues with other departments, and streamlining department processes
  • Participates in Initiatives that impact the department
  • Ensure Accounts Payable are processed in a timely manner, and in accordance with outlined procedures to provide for timely payment to vendors in accordance with contract terms
  • Ensure workload is evenly distributed among staff
  • Review transactions before posting to Great Plains to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Ensure the team adheres to new vendor verification guidelines and setup rules
  • Communicate professionally with vendors and internal customers regarding past due invoices and payment processing issues
  • Transmit payment files and positive pay files to the bank
  • Monitor vendor invoices in doc-link to ensure a smooth and timely flow through the system
  • Prepare monthly wire analysis to ensure all wires are input timely and cash flow is reflected accurately
  • Review and approve month-end accrual journal entries
  • Perform preliminary SG&A analysis to ensure expenses are appropriately recorded as they are incurred
  • Respond to internal and external audit data requests
  • Perform timely reconciliations, including A/P and A/R subledgers to general ledger, and other general ledger accounts as assigned
  • Identify and implement cross-functional process improvements associated with the purchasing/payables cycle
  • Perform other related duties as assignedQualifications
    • Great interpersonal and communication skills
    • Great customer services skills
    • Analytical and reconciliation skills
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel
    • High School Diploma and/or GED
    • 2+ years of Accounts Payable and general accounting experience
    • Accounting and analysis experience, including experience creating/reviewing journal entries and performing reconciliations and analyses
    • Proficient in Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains accounts payable and general ledger systems
    • Experience identifying and implementing cross-functional process improvements
    • Experience researching and resolving issues
    • Supervisory experience
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer, telephone, and a variety of office equipmentWe are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

Keywords: Ledgent Finance & Accounting, St. Paul , Accounts Payable Specialist, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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