• Accounts Payable Clerk, Sr.

    Job ID
    2018-4993
    # of Openings
    1
    Hours From
    8:30 AM
    Days Worked
    Monday-Friday
    Hours To
    5:00 PM
  • Overview

    Imagine being part of a company like Ricoh Electronics, Inc. with a rich history of environmental conservation, community involvement and steady company growth. Imagine working for a leading manufacturer of advanced office automation equipment, thermal media and toner products. Imagine growing with the global Ricoh network of 80,000 employees in 150 countries, with $22 billion in annual sales.

     

    REI is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk, Sr. to join REI’s accounting team located in our Lawrenceville, GA campus.  In this role you will be performing semi-routine to moderately difficult duties related to processing inventory and non-inventory invoices, and as well as performing A/P slip processing, expense reimbursements, and petty cash disbursals. Regularly you will perform routine accounting activities requiring the application of basic accounting practices, such as reconciliations and reports and other assigned task that will meet REI's Safety, Environmental, Quality, Cost and Delivery (SEQCD) standards. 

    Responsibilities include

    • Matches documents against one another, such as packing slips against invoices.
    • Inputs invoice information for inventory and/or non-inventory items and verifies data entry to ensure accuracy.  Checks for missing information such as part number, quantity, price or account number.  Identifies discrepancies and contacts buyer or A/P Slip originator to obtain needed information. 
    • Monitors available discounts and notifies appropriate department when prompt action needs to be taken to avoid loss of discount. Contacts vendors to seek payment discounts or changes in terms.  Informs supervisor of issues that need follow-up.  Maintains and updates files.
    • Performs semi-routine to moderately difficult duties related to processing inventory and non-inventory invoices as well as performing some or all of the following Accounts Payable activities: A/P Slip processing, expense reimbursement, and petty cash disbursals.
    • Responds to moderately difficult inquiries from internal/external customers and resolves issues regarding price, payment, quantity or delivery discrepancies, researching the answer, if necessary.
    • Prepares and distributes difficult reports and reconciliations by gathering, compiling, and verifying accounting data from a variety of sources.  Identifies, investigates and resolves data discrepancies and variances by applying basic knowledge of accounting practices.  Contacts appropriate party to correct errors or updates databases as appropriate.  Summarizes data, frequently establishing report format.
    • Prepares month-end accrual journal entries for inventory or accounts with significant balance sheet impact.
    • Identifies process improvements and creates or modifies written work procedures.
    • May provide back up for professional accounting positions by performing routine accounting activities that require a basic understanding of accounting practices.

    Qualified candidates will possess

    • High School graduate and Accounting Certificate or college-level accounting coursework required.
    • Minimum of 4 - 6 years of related experience required; preferably working in a manufacturing environment.
    • Basic knowledge of accounting methods and practices. 
    • Excellent knowledge of accounts payable practices and procedures.
    • Good math skills, reading comprehension, oral communication, and writing skills.
    • Ability to solve moderately difficult invoice or accounts payable processing problems and to prioritize multiple tasks. 
    • Ability to identify and resolve data discrepancies, account variances and basic accounting problems.
    • Ability to prepare month-end journal entries.
    • Excellent knowledge of applicable processing system, e.g. RINKS 21, RIPICS, CUBIC or A/P Slip database a plus.
    • Intermediate Excel skills.
    • Excellent data entry skills.
    • Consistent accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Resourceful, thorough and flexible.
    • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with different levels of employees and vendors in a friendly and professional manner. 

     

     

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    Disabilities,EOE, Drug-Free Workplace

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