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Accounting Assistant III
Ref No.: 18-15188
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Position: Accounting Assistant III
Location: Madison, WI
Duration: 2+ Months (W2 ONLY)
Company: World's no. 1 eCommerce company

HM Notes:

Transactional work, processing invoices and responding to vendor inquiries. Ie a payment is not what the vendor expects, they may email with questions.
High volume would be preferable, attention to detail and accuracy, experience in inventory world.
Less about corporate invoices, more about paying for inventory related.
Ownership is huge – queues to own and meet SLAs.

Services to be performed:
• Process high volume vendor payables in a timely manner and according to agreed upon payment and discount terms.
• Maintain vendor relationships by responding quickly and accurately to both internal (company) and external (vendor directly) questions and requests for information.
• Critically research problem invoices that cannot be paid for various reasons.
• Assist in identifying process inefficiencies and making recommendations for process improvements for timely vendor payment and inquiry responses.
• Develop knowledge around vendor term agreements to implement sound prioritization methodologies.
• Initiate payable and credit memo transactions.
• Assist in other miscellaneous Accounting processes and procedures.

Required skills:
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• 2+ years of relevant work experience in accounting or finance.
• A work ethic based on a strong desire to exceed expectations.
• Strong internal customer focus, high standards and attention to detail.
• Strong interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication skills.
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
• Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

Preferred skills:
• Minimum 2 years of AP experience
• Great Plains experience would be a plus
• Accounting degree preferred