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Title:  AP Specialist III

Location: 

Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company:  ChemPoint
Requisition ID:  9877

At ChemPoint, the success of our unique Operations process depends on continuously strengthening our business relationships.  The AP Specialist III acts as the lead for Accounts Payable, manages team workflow and various AP processes.  Ensures the supplier and vendor invoices and payments are processed timely in accordance with approved processes.  Continuously improves supplier and vendor relationships by appropriately communicating variances and questions.  Supports Financial Accounting and assists with determining adjustments for month end close.  Contributes to team success by supporting the AP Analyst and other Finance team members as needed.

A DAY IN YOUR NEW CAREER:

  • Demonstrates job competencies and performs in accordance with business objectives and ethics set by Finance team leaders.
  • Oversees critical accounts payables processes like invoice approval workflow, drop ships, expense reporting, variance analysis and resolutions, received not invoiced resolution, expense coding accuracy and Average Days Paid tracking.
  • Executes payments to vendors for inventory and non-inventory related expenses.
  • Responsible for maintenance of supplier accounts, including but not limited to: banking details, contact information, tax and W-9 identification.
  • Manages relationship with our third party invoicing software account contacts for improvements, maintenance and issue tracking management.
  • Determines root causes for variances in balance sheet reconciliation, initiates corrections for variances if necessary.
  • Leads team development of AP Specialists I and II and ensures the team is functioning at appropriate level to achieve desired results.
  • Compiles and reviews journal entries relating to payables and month end cash balances for month end closing processes.
  • Performs other related duties as required or requested.

 

DESIRED BACKGROUND AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from fully accredited four-year institution is required; concentration in accounting or finance preferred.
  • 2+ years accounts payable or receivable experience.
  • Knowledge and experience working with MS Office Suite, with strong Excel skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively convey ideas and suggestions via multiple modes of communication.
  • Exhibits versatility and adaptability while interacting with others.
  • Comfortable communicating with internal and external sources.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as within a team environment.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and critical thinking.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.

 

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Univar Solutions/ChemPoint is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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