Accounts Payable Merchandise Processor

Job Description

 

Summary:

The Accounts Payable (A/P) Merchandise Processor is a member of the Accounting team at the Corporate Service Center, reporting to the Accounting Manager. The primary area of responsibility is processing merchandise payables for our retail stores.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for processing and verifying the accuracy of invoices for a group of stores including receiving and pricing discrepancy reconciliation
  • Consistently maintain a clean VIT/RTV report by following the AP Department Policies and Procedures
  • Process a high volume of receipts and follow-up to resolve outstanding issues in a timely manner
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy and integrity to ensure that invoices are being processed correctly and efficiently
  • Review Vendor Statements and research discrepancies when necessary
  • Follow-up with vendors regarding payment status, missing checks, etc.

 

Requirements

 

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or equivalent highly desired
  • 2-3 years’ experience in accounts payable or retail
  • Portrays a positive attitude and a professional demeanor
  • Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers, store personnel, and vendors
  • Ability to multi-task and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Excel, Windows and 10-key
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Outstanding accuracy and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work independently; as well as with others to accomplish department goals
  • Team oriented; proactive and action-oriented