Accounts Payable Specialist in Lagunilla, Heredia at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 11/5/2020

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Job Description

Position Summary
This position performs moderately complex clerical functions pertaining to general accounting and the accounts payable function.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Processes accounts payable; enters invoices and vendor data into system, matches invoices, batches, codes to correct general ledger account and audit and review check runs

  • Develop and set accounts payable reports on a daily/weekly/monthly basis based on continuous improvement methodologies.

  • Prepare and lead meetings with vendors and other Business Units representatives as needed.

  • Prepares account reconciliations and analysis, aging report, etc.

  • Handles month end accruals

  • Carries out duties in compliance with policies and procedures

  • Securely maintains check stock and department files

  • Research issues and follow up with vendors and internal contacts as required

  • Train/teach other team members on AP activities

  • AP Process documentation (Flow Charts, Manuals, Narratives, Key Controls, Presentations, etc)

  • Assists with other general accounting and finance tasks as needed
Essential Skills and Experience

  • Ability to prioritize workload and effectively manage multiple deadlines

  • Proficiency with spreadsheets, Visio and Microsoft Office package.

  • Experience with computerized accounting systems such as SAP, BAAN or Syteline

  • Knowledge of general accounting practices

  • Analytical skills (desired)

  • Intermediate written & oral English communications skills.

  • Apply the principles of TQM

  • Cumulative years in CW: 1 -- 3 years at Agent level

  • Understanding of general accounting principles and practices

  • Proven and demonstrable relevant job experience.
This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of an incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a complete listing of activities, duties or responsibilities. An Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.


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