Accounts Payable Analyst Job Description

Accounts Payable Analyst Job Description

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Accounts payable analyst provides information to staff and individuals or organizations outside of the Company; explains accounting transactions, resolves accounting issues and discrepancies.

Accounts Payable Analyst Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Daily processing of freight invoices using MIRO transaction in SAP
Working with Treasury to add any banks required into SAP, where needed
Adding or modifying bank data to SAP
Creating vendor change requests to update the SAP system
Processing high volume vendor invoices
Processing PO and Non-PO invoices and checking requests per company policy
Responding to internal and external customer inquiries including vendor statement reconciliation and procurement issues
Ensuring proper and consistent compliance with company approved policies and procedures as they relate to accounts payable
Setting up suppliers and maintaining 1099 information
Assisting with Accounts Payable month end closing and audit requests

Accounts Payable Analyst Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Accounts Payable Analyst

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AP, A/P, APS, UK, CAPA, CIMA, ACCA, CA

Education for Accounts Payable Analyst

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the accounts payable analyst job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Education, Associates, Business/Administration, Technical, Economics, Accountancy, Business/Management

Skills for Accounts Payable Analyst

Desired skills for accounts payable analyst include:

SAP
Accounting principles
Excel
MS Office
Outlook
Accounting concepts
Word
Accounting fundamentals
Microsoft Office
Word and Excel

Desired experience for accounts payable analyst includes:

Maintain Contracts and PO and prepare/assign vouchers for all processes and record/review all invoices
Coordinate with various departments and maintain records for account payables
Collaborate with suppliers and resolve all issues for portfolio
Assist accounting teams on various projectss
Monitor all invoices and accounting issues, resolve any escalated issues for same
Administer all expenses, monitor reimbursements and ensure work according to corporate expense policy

Accounts Payable Analyst Examples

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Accounts Payable Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of accounts payable analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounts payable analyst
  • Wage Garnishments and levies – Individual will be required to research in SAP and respond to Government agencies
  • Analyze and report on the Company’s US and Canada Accounts Payable related transactions, including the preparation and analysis of department metrics
  • Perform account reconciliations and balance sheet reviews, support internal/external business partners with various reporting and analyses
  • Identify opportunities to enhance department processes, reporting and analysis and will participate in special projects as assigned
  • Lead the supplier enablement activities associated with the Ariba application
  • Oversee vendor maintenance activities and the evolution of the vendor master database, including compliance with laws and regulations
  • Participate in quarterly/annual regulatory filings and Sarbanes-Oxley key control reviews
  • Develop strong working relationships with both internal and external business partners
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with colleagues, employees and other stakeholders
  • Respond timely and accurately to financial/operational questions or concerns from internal/external business partners
Qualifications for accounts payable analyst
  • Assist in testing systems upgrades
  • Evaluate and develop existing systems and processes to ensure accurate, timely and value added reporting
  • Implement new systems and processes
  • Part qualified accountant is desirable
  • Investigate, research and resolve issues pertaining to accounts payable charges, disbursements discounts and refunds
  • Assist with staff training, development, and the resolution of escalated issues/inquiries
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Accounts Payable Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of accounts payable analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounts payable analyst
  • Drives continuous improvement in the accounts payable process through automation, training, process redesign
  • Use of Costpoint accounting software to prepare AP Ledger transactions
  • Provide interfacing support for vendors
  • Facilitate the use of an automated workflow system
  • Prepare invoice packages and cash disbursement packages
  • Gather cash disbursement approval for the release of company funds
  • Ensure proper maintenance of AP records
  • Liaison with the Dubai Hub procurement team
  • Supports other accounting and audit requirement
  • Support all nonstandard invoice processing
Qualifications for accounts payable analyst
  • Analyse monthly tax payments
  • Previous experience with Cash Management, Client Service, and Accounts Payable
  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize required
  • A third level degree in a related discipline desirable
  • Strong Accounts Payable experience, preferably in a Shared Services environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in fluent English, in a clear manner to colleagues and customers
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Accounts Payable Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an accounts payable analyst. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for accounts payable analyst
  • Supports AP and cross-functional projects
  • Primary AP/ICC Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) testing lead, coordinate and lead the overall CF R FSS NAM organization annual ICFR internal controls testing requirements for AP and ICC
  • Monitors purchases on the Corporate Purchasing cards for the Home Office and Field office personnel
  • Communicates with internal business units and other departmental associates to research and resolve issues relating to check requisitions, invoices, reports
  • Providing analytical support as a member of the accounts payable team
  • Preparing analyses and reports for the accounts payable team
  • Preparing statistical reporting
  • Resolving moderately complex accounts payable issues and problems
  • Building and maintaining relationships with other Finance disciplines and work teams
  • Executing special projects as assigned
Qualifications for accounts payable analyst
  • 3+ years experience in an established Accounts Department
  • Info sun experience
  • High attention to detail and ability to handle large data with an excellent degree of accuracy
  • Fulfill all required HR processes and administrative tasks (working time reports, overtime compensation, holiday planning, My Performance, Personal Development Plan - PDP)
  • Experience with a company that has multiple entities or business units
  • Someone that can roll up their sleeves and dive in
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Accounts Payable Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of accounts payable analyst. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for accounts payable analyst
  • Reconcile statements accurately
  • Unresolved issues need to be researched
  • If all requirements are met, Aged payables and ONBASE open documents should be current
  • Account Reconciliation’s should be completed by the 5th of each month
  • Accounts should be analyzed and issues resolved in a timely manner
  • Drop shipments should be done daily, with special attention given to the last day of the month
  • Employee should strive to develop good working relationships with vendors and internal customers
  • Regular attendance is an essential function of the Accounts Payable Analyst position
  • Checks and approves vouchers for payment
  • Analyzes vendor accounts and reconciles with vendor statements
Qualifications for accounts payable analyst
  • English and German, fluent both written and verbal
  • B.Com/M.com graduate with 3 - 5 years of relevant experience in Accounts Payable
  • Proficiency in desktop applications and financial systems and ERP general ledger
  • BA or BS Degree with strong accounting skills and 4+ years experience required
  • Oracle Accounts Payable experience strongly preferred
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to identify the issue and propose a solution
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Accounts Payable Analyst Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an accounts payable analyst. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for accounts payable analyst
  • Navigate throughout the Administrative, Payables and Expense Modules within the eCommerce Portal
  • Review and approve expense reports ,expense lines and associated receipts for accuracy and completeness
  • Insure that expense reports route correctly and are processed on a timely basis
  • Review employee requests for reimbursement and employee use of a corporate credit card for compliance with policies and procedures of the organization
  • Follow-up with end users as needed via e-mail , phone, and / or Web Ex
  • Train end users with respect to requesting application access and utilizating the Expense application module
  • Entering and coding invoices
  • Maintenance of vendor master file
  • Process 3 way purchase order and matching invoices
  • Paying vendors by monitoring discount opportunities
Qualifications for accounts payable analyst
  • Work closely with internal and external customers, including vendors, business partners
  • Relevant degree, experience or qualification (Accounting Technician etc)
  • Monitoring and timely delivery of payments to all Suppliers
  • File correspondence and other back up documentation
  • Assist in Month end Processing such as but not limited to accrual of Vendor invoices
  • Previous work experience in Accounts Payable/ Accounting/ Customer Service

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