Accounts Payable Administrator in Franklin, TN at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 1/13/2022

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Job Description

JobID: 388473


- Responsible for all functions relating to distribution payables excluding cash disbursements

- Ensure timely and accurate processing of purchase orders and reimbursements as well as interact with internal and external auditors and occasionally participate in projects to improve operational effectiveness

- Identify and classify expenses and ensure proper authorizations and charges from vendors and creditors prior to payment

- Match vendor invoices against purchase orders, reconcile and resolve discrepancies with purchasing and receiving departments

- Process invoices, manual requests for payment, repetitive and EFT payments

- Correspond with vendors relating to invoice/payment-related issues

- Assist with the development of appropriate internal controls to assure a high degree of accuracy for operating entity within US GAAP and regulatory requirements

- Participate in month-end closing activities (vouchers on hold, payables reports, invoice accruals, etc.)

- Perform monthly account reconciliation and timely resolutions of open items

- Support distribution management on expenditure inquiries relating to underspending/overspending

- Responsible for payables SOX documentation and assisting with SOX testing and validation

- Assist in preparations of schedules for various external audits throughout the year

- Represent the team in payables-related issues and other operational lean projects

- Develop productivity metrics and produce monthly scorecard to assess the efficiency of payables processes

- Prepare various ad-hoc reporting as required

- Work overtime as needed, particularly at month-end close


- Minimum of a high school diploma or GED

- Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Business (preferably Accounting) preferred

- Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounts payable/accounting functions

- Manufacturing experience preferred

- Minimum of intermediate-level Excel skills

- Experience with JD Edwards (JDE) preferred

- Proven ability to interface with all levels of management

- Excellent attention to details and accuracy

- Strong analytical skills and a process improvement mindset

- Ability to think proactively and consistently meet deadlines

- Ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines with minimal supervision


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