ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST

Overview

Date Posted:
12/13/2019
Job Code:
AF0100
City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Financial Services

Description

 

Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide.  Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle with processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, hardworking employees, and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit.  Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the seafood industry.

Job Summary: Trident is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to support the business by providing a variety of specialized services within Accounts Payable and by ensuring accurate and timely invoice and payment processing. The ideal candidate is motivated, results-oriented, and committed to providing outstanding customer service every day. 

Essential Functions:

  • Review, verify, and troubleshoot all incoming invoices as assigned
  • Process Payment special requests
  • Respond to vendor inquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Assist in month-end closing activities
  • Ensure compliance to corporate policy and department procedures
  • Maintains files and documentation in accordance with invoice/payment guidelines and generally accepted accounting practices. 
  • Maintain a high level of productivity
  • Participate in or manage assigned special projects
  • Collaborate with peers, leaders and business partners to ensure a successful outcome in all assignments

Minimum Requirements

 
  • Two-year Associate Degree in Accounting and/or three to five years related experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Prior experience working with JD Edwards 9.1 is a plus
  • Detail-oriented, professional attitude, reliable
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple and conflicting priorities
  • Basic accounting principles knowledge
  • Strong understanding of accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures including financial chart of accounts
  • Is flexible in working schedule per department needs
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills

 

 

Trident is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.


With our recent growth there’s never been a better time to join the Trident team than right now. Go ahead and take the first step by completing our online employment application!