Accounts Payable Specialist
Location: West Chicago, IL
Ability to multi-task is critical to this role given the various types of freight vendors and methods of payment involved. The ability to communicate with freight vendors in a friendly and professional manner. The position requires a good understanding of SAP, Microsoft products, Sharepoint, analytical skills and basic accounting principles. Due to the nature of our business; excellent people skills are required. Must be able to work closely with the Traffic Department. Overtime may also be required during periods of high volume. The key responsibilities of this role is to post freight invoices for payment in a timely and consistent manner.
Post freight vendor invoices for payments on a timely basis.
Ability to run reports upon request
Identify issues related to freight vendor posting, analyze the issue and use judgment in finding resolutions.
Verifying accuracy of information provided by freight vendors and shipping rates negotiated by management
Communicate with vendors regarding bank information changes
Run ACH payments and check runs according to monthly schedule
Create and maintain updated processes and training documentation related to the position
Managing year end processes
· Strong aptitudes in numerical reasoning and problem solving.
· Demonstrates strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
1. SAP experience is a must