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Accounts Payable Specialist

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Summary
Accounts Payable Specialist
Salary Competitive salary
Plus Bonus
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location Phone Interview

Accounts Payable Specialist


Description

This position supports the Accounts Payable department with all aspects of the payable function to ensure the timely payment of invoices and accuracy of the information input into the general ledger.


PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Sort and distribute incoming mail
  • Review all the invoices for proper documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Process check requests
  • Reconcile and process expense reports both for stores and corporate associates
  • Reconcile payment discrepancies for vendors
  • Assist in AP month end closing and preparations of use tax, utility and cleaning reports and other reports as needed
  • Assist with proper and timely response to all vendors and internal customer requests and inquiries
  • Ensure compliance of company policies related to invoicing
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required

 

 SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • College level accounting classes or accounting degree preferred
  • Experience in a medium or large sized multinational company a plus
  • Prior experience in a retail/wholesale environment a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, ability to work with pivot tables, lookups and IF statements a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Experience with SAP a plus

 

 

 

CORE COMPETANCIES AND TRAITS: (i.e. analytical, sales oriented management ability, communication skills, etc.)

 

 

  • Analytical - This individual must be able to analyze complex financial and accounting information.
  • Detail Oriented - Must ensure that all data is accurate and complete and prepare clear and concise written reports and preparations.
  • Organized – Must be able to develop a system that will enable to retrieve data and information quickly.
  • Cooperation – Works well with other people. Takes time to help co-workers and others when required. Must be able to work with other departments.
  • Initiative – Must be a self-starter who actively strives to meet goals, resolve problems and achieve objectives without close supervision.
  • Mathematical – Must be proficient working with numbers to ensure correctness of data produced.
  • Confidential – Must be able to maintain confidentiality with sensitive company information.

 

Core Values and Traits:

 

Play as One Team:

  • Showing respect towards everyone
  • Commitment for the team’s work and decisions

Play with Elegance:

  • Striving for excellence
  • Treating others with fair play and humility

Play by Daring:

  • Having the courage to speak up, experiment and take initiative
  • To explore new opportunities

Play with Tenacity:

  • Constantly seek continuous improvement
  • Learning from our failures

 

At Lacoste, we’re committed to building the best team we can. We hire for potential and support every team member through each step of their career development. Building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive space for our team to think differently and push the status quo is incredibly important to us; and we strive to use these guiding principles as the foundation for how we interact with each other, how we build our business, and how we hold ourselves accountable to our core values.

 

 

* This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. They can be changed orally or in writing at any time by the discretion of management. We as Lacoste associates must also always ensure that all functions of our position are represented with our core values.


This position supports the Accounts Payable department with all aspects of the payable function to ensure the timely payment of invoices and accuracy of the information input into the general ledger.


PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Sort and distribute incoming mail
  • Review all the invoices for proper documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Process check requests
  • Reconcile and process expense reports both for stores and corporate associates
  • Reconcile payment discrepancies for vendors
  • Assist in AP month end closing and preparations of use tax, utility and cleaning reports and other reports as needed
  • Assist with proper and timely response to all vendors and internal customer requests and inquiries
  • Ensure compliance of company policies related to invoicing
  • Perform all other duties as assigned and required

 

 SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • College level accounting classes or accounting degree preferred
  • Experience in a medium or large sized multinational company a plus
  • Prior experience in a retail/wholesale environment a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, ability to work with pivot tables, lookups and IF statements a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Experience with SAP a plus

 

 

 

CORE COMPETANCIES AND TRAITS: (i.e. analytical, sales oriented management ability, communication skills, etc.)

 

 

  • Analytical - This individual must be able to analyze complex financial and accounting information.
  • Detail Oriented - Must ensure that all data is accurate and complete and prepare clear and concise written reports and preparations.
  • Organized – Must be able to develop a system that will enable to retrieve data and information quickly.
  • Cooperation – Works well with other people. Takes time to help co-workers and others when required. Must be able to work with other departments.
  • Initiative – Must be a self-starter who actively strives to meet goals, resolve problems and achieve objectives without close supervision.
  • Mathematical – Must be proficient working with numbers to ensure correctness of data produced.
  • Confidential – Must be able to maintain confidentiality with sensitive company information.

 

Core Values and Traits:

 

Play as One Team:

  • Showing respect towards everyone
  • Commitment for the team’s work and decisions

Play with Elegance:

  • Striving for excellence
  • Treating others with fair play and humility

Play by Daring:

  • Having the courage to speak up, experiment and take initiative
  • To explore new opportunities

Play with Tenacity:

  • Constantly seek continuous improvement
  • Learning from our failures

 

At Lacoste, we’re committed to building the best team we can. We hire for potential and support every team member through each step of their career development. Building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive space for our team to think differently and push the status quo is incredibly important to us; and we strive to use these guiding principles as the foundation for how we interact with each other, how we build our business, and how we hold ourselves accountable to our core values.

 

 

* This job description is not intended to be exhaustive. They can be changed orally or in writing at any time by the discretion of management. We as Lacoste associates must also always ensure that all functions of our position are represented with our core values.



Details
Salary Competitive salary
Plus Bonus
Schedule Full Time
Experience Minimum 1 year of experience
Location Phone Interview

Skills
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