New Orleans, LA
Publicly traded company in the CBD is seeking an experienced AP clerk for the accounting department.
The primary purpose of this position involves supporting the overall Accounting organization by performing invoice processing from invoice receipt to payment in an accurate and timely manner, maintaining vendor contact and communications regarding invoicing and payments, and providing communication and coordination with Purchasing/Contracts/Marketing personnel on purchase order and/or contract arrangements and vendor invoicing
Job Duties Include:
Enters non-order, purchase order and contract invoices into the Accounts Payable systems for proper payment processing including review of Vendor details to ensure proper payment processing via wire or check.
Back up for ongoing communications and correspondence on invoices with personnel to ensure proper handling, processing and recording of applicable and withholding taxes
Ongoing communications and correspondence with vendors on various matters regarding invoicing, payment status, payment method, etc.
Actively working with Vendors in researching and resolving Vendor issues in support of invoice entry and payment processing
Main Contact - Ongoing communications and correspondence with PTFI offices in Jakarta and Jobsite on various matters regarding Invoicing and payment status, approvals, authorizations, etc.
Reconciliation of monthly vendor statements
Preparation of weekly disbursement check runs for management approvals and further processing by Cash Management
Main Contact - Execution/review/analysis of weekly reports of unpaid invoices for identification and resolution of potential payment problems
Special projects as requested by management
· High school degree or higher
· Minimum of 2 years’ accounting experience
· General Ledger accounting experience a plus
· Thorough understanding of double-entry accounting
· Ability to reconcile accounts
Excel, SAP, CAS, EDW, and the Windows Office Environment