Shimano American Corporation Irvine , CA 92606
Accounts Payable Specialist
Shimano North America Holding, Inc. is a global company offering the world's sporting community with top labels and brands including Shimano, Pearl Izumi, G. Loomis, Power Pro and Innovative Textiles, Inc. (ITI). We are seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our Irvine, CA team!
We are proud of our staff; diverse in talent, interests and backgrounds. Job seekers can find unique, one of a kind job opportunities in our fishing and cycling divisions, including national and regional sales, marketing, retail services and distribution. We offer an exceptional array of employee benefits and we are proud of a workforce that takes advantage of the health and wellness benefits we offer. Those that seek opportunities with employers that focus on reducing negative impacts on the environment need look no further than SHIMANO NORTH AMERICA. Our company is an ISO14001 certified business where environmental compliance and continual improvements are part of our business philosophy and operations. If you feel you can bring talent, innovation and enthusiasm to our workforce then please consider the opportunities we have available.
This person will be responsible for full cycle Accounts Payable including data entry, coding, filing, process expense reports, reconcile sub-ledger to G/L, and process checks.
Experienced/ Accounts Payable
Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying Federal Id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
Prepare wire transfer requests and Automatic Clearing House (ACH) transactions.
Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks.
Prepare and record journal entries, support schedules, account reconciliations, and roll forwards related to all facets of Accounts Payable.
Maintains historical records by filing documents.
Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.
Maintain 3 way match by verifying Invoice, purchase order and shipping documents tie.
Monitor prepaid and accrual activities on a regular basis.
Responsible for AP month end close.
Responsible for affiliate and intercompany payable transactions.
As directed by supervisor, cross-train in other functional accounting areas in order to provide occasional back up to other accounting operational areas.
Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
Education and Experience
Must have 6-8 years of Accounts payable experience.
Associate degree would be a preferred.
Experience working with JD Edwards would be preferred.
Experience working with EDI would be a preferred.
Must be proficient in MS application such as Excel. Experience in Pivot Tables, VLOOKUP and Formulas.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks.
Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects simultaneously in a deadline driven environment.
Must have time management skills.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
Planning and organizing.
Strong communication skills.
Flexible work schedule including working overtime especially during month end close.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job. Shimano North America reserves the right to modify and change responsibilities and duties herein without notice.
Shimano North America is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.