Accounts Payable Specialist

St. Louis, Missouri, United States
USD 21.00 per hour
23 Feb 2021
25 Feb 2021
Our client, a large pet food and pet products company, is currently seeking a Accounts Payable Specialist for an 18+ month contract position with the opportunity for extension. The position is located in St. Louis, MO.

By working for our client, you will be exposed to a large public company (listed on the NYSE), work in a fast-paced corporate environment and be an integral part to the team.

In addition to working with the world's most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:

- Competitive pay

- Paid holidays

- Year-end bonus program

- Recognition and incentive programs

- Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

Pay Range: $21.00/hour


Reporting to the Manager of Financial Analysis, this role provides financial support of 30+ capital projects across client factories. More specifically, the Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for ensuring timely processing and payment of invoices. This includes working with outside vendors and Accounts Payable to solve payment inquiries. This role will work in partnership with the NPE Receivables team, and Project Management teams.

Job duties:
  • Responsible for auditing backup documentation included with invoices (timesheets, material receipts, etc.) The Project Manager will for this audit check before signing off on invoice payment.
  • Responsible for sending all invoices to offshore AP team for processing, which includes monitoring and tracking issues with payments.
  • Responsible for managing payment Inquiry group mailbox (i.e. questions from vendors); requires an element of customer service experience.
  • Report on invoice issues via monthly metrics (Excel)
  • Help develop process improvements and new ways of working

  • Technical Skills:
    • SAP experience
    • Excel
    • Outlook
    • DocuSign
    • SharePoint

    Education Required:
    • Business or accounting background a plus

    **Important information : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Please submit your resume to be considered for this position by pressing the "SUBMIT RESUME" button below.

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