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Account Payable Specialist in Des Plaines, IL at DSC Logistics

Date Posted: 6/16/2019

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Job Description

Position Overview

We currently have an opportunity for an Accounts Payable Specialist at our corporate office in Des Plaines, IL. This position works collaboratively with associates in our network of logistics centers to manage the processing and payment of the company’s payables. The Accounts Payable Specialist will provide support to our field finance team as well as build and maintain positive relationships with both internal and external customers.

Position Responsibilities

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Code and input invoices, vouchers, expense reports, check requests
  • Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly
  • Prepare weekly check runs
  • Process electronic files for positive pay to the company's bank
  • Assist with 1099 reporting and monthly sales and use tax filings.
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Act as a liaison between corporate and field accounts payable departments
  • Receive, research and resolve a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications - Required

  • Must have 2 years of Accounts Payable experience with strong math skills and the ability to analyze data.
  • High school diploma required; college courses in accounting preferred.
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong PC and data entry skills (Excel and Word required).