Accounts Payable Specialist in Goldsboro, NC at Butterball

Date Posted: 9/19/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for payment of invoices and completing and documenting associated reporting for those invoices. This person will perform moderately complex, non-repetitive, clerical accounting duties which require familiarity with accounting office practices and procedures. This person will analyze and verify internal consistency, completeness, and mathematical accuracy of accounting documents and adjust as needed.  

Essential Functions, Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in AP functions including verification of receipt of goods or services against the purchase order.
  • Preparing the invoice for payment by verifying the quantity and price invoiced match the PO
  • Managing any invoice discrepancies by directing communication between the vendor or Procurement.
  • Processing invoices for payment within the AP system of record, verifying g/l and cost center coding correctness and ensuring vendor payments are processed timely.
  • Ensuring that all credit memos for return and/or damaged items are issued by the vendor and properly documented within the AP system.
  • Filing of vendor invoices.
  • Utilizing SureTax to verify that the sales tax rates are correct for those items.
  • Verifying account balances on the monthly statement issued by the vendor, assisting in preparing checks for mailing.
  • Submitting new Vendor information/Vendor changes for Corporate Set-up
  • Preparing monthly AP miscellaneous accruals.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Excellent data entry skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication and problem resolution skills, both verbally and written.
  • Ability to interact both effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time wisely.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and AP systems 

Education & Experience: 

  • 2 or more years of work experience with 1 year in a bookkeeping or accountant type role.
  • 2-year or 4-year college degree preferred
  • Experience in SAP and proficiency in Excel preferred

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