Accounts Payable Specialist

Value City Furniture Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 1 week ago

Accounts Payable Specialist

At American Signature Inc., we believe everyone has the right to a well-furnished life. Every day, our customers embark upon their personal style journey-an adventure. To that purpose, we are committed to providing our customers with an easy and fun furniture shopping experience.

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for maintaining assigned vendor accounts. This individual will research and resolve vendor payments and account issues for both team members and outside vendors. The Accounts Payable Specialist will perform weekly and monthly uploads into the ERP system. This individual must have strong interpersonal skills and an appreciation for detail.

As the Accounts Payable Specialist, you will:

  • Achieve assigned goals and objectives in a timely and accurate manner

  • Prepare codes and processes invoices for payment, performing 3-way match if applicable

  • Accurately enter vendor invoices into the Lawson system

  • Prepare and excecute Excel uploads into the Lawson system

  • Manage payment processing and review of corporate Purchase Card programs

  • Audit and report Purchase Card activity of exceptions and/or potential violations of Company Policy

  • Review and approve/reject expense reports submitted through the Concur automated expense report system

  • Process assigned vendor invoices for payment

  • Review and approve travel and expense reports in an automated system

  • Perform Purchase Card audits and payment processing

  • Work to identify repetitive type vendor invoice problems, analyzes root cause and work with administrators to initiate resolution

  • Audit invoice batches entered by other AP Auditors for accuracy

  • Research and analyze vendor invoicing issues, including 3-way match errors

  • Provide excellent Customer Service to team members and external vendors

  • Manage multiple email boxes and provide prompt responses to team members and external vendors

  • Maintain Vendor Accounts - submit new vendor additions and revisions to vendor master files

  • Review monthly vendor statements and work to resolve outstanding balances

  • Perform special projects as needed

Embody our values: Adventure Guides, Serve Others and Own it. You will:

  • Be an Adventure Guide, meaning you have a passion for the business. You bring curiosity and innovation to the job. You are flexible to shifting priorities and a changing environment

  • Be a team member that Serves Others, meaning you get enjoyment out of seeing other people succeed. You put team goals first. You display strong people skills, such as empathy, selflessness and good listening

  • Be someone who Owns it, meaning you take ownership and responsibility for our shared success. You are someone who proactively identifies and solves problems

The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in a business related field preferred

  • Remarkable written communication and executive presentation skills; the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner

  • Exceptional organization and planning skills, strong analytical abilities and process-driven orientation

  • Unrelenting sense of urgency and accuracy with an execution mindset

  • Self-starter, creative, enthusiastic, innovative and collaborative outlook

  • Match our values: Adventure Guides, Serve Others and Own it

  • 2-4 years of accounts payable processing experience in an electronic account payable environment

  • Practical knowledge with an imaging software for workflow and document storage

  • Experience with Travel Expense reports. Concur automated expense report experience a plus

If you are selected for an interview, a formal job description is available. Your interviewer can answer any questions you may have about your role in our company.

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Accounts Payable Specialist

Value City Furniture