Accounts Payable Specialist

Kum & Go West Des Moines , IA 50398

Posted 4 months ago

Are you someone with strong analytical skills seeking an opportunity to provide support and partner with all levels of an organization? Do you enjoy a role that requires a high attention to detail all while showcasing your knowledge of accounting, finance, and retail? Kum & Go is searching for an Accounts Payable Specialist that will provide support and administration of company-wide fuel and accounting programs. These efforts, in turn, support and impact the organization's overall Accounting initiatives and philosophy.

This position is responsible for verifying and approving repair, maintenance and Construction invoices. It will require performing these transactions electronically within a paperless environment by using proven best practices and third party systems. This position will also be trained to process other types of invoices while working as a Team member to achieve daily, weekly and monthly deadlines. There will also be some general ledger Accounting review and reconciliations.

If you enjoy the opportunity to partner and communicate with all levels of an organization, while providing high-detail, analytical support in accounting initiatives, this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

What you'll do

  • Verify, process and approve different types of invoices flowing through multiple systems and processes by using proven best practices

  • Work on process improvements to achieve best practices

  • Complete month-end duties, including postings, accruals and reviews for certain General Ledger accounts for the purpose of accurate placement on the company financial statements.

  • Troubleshoot system, vendor and store questions and issues.

What we're looking for

  • 10-key ability

  • Experience with Microsoft Excel

  • Multi-tasking skills

  • Technical aptitude/comfortable using multiple software packages

  • Problem-solving skills

  • Ability to communicate timely and effectively with internal and external parties

Other key requirements

  • Associate's Degree preferred, Finance or Accounting Degree is a plus
  • 1 to 2 years of related experience preferred

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others

  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions

  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same

  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers

  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner

  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems

  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance

  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions

  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it

Kum & Go is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Accounts Payable Specialist

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