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Associate Accounts Payable Specialist (Remote)

Company: Lamb Weston
Location: Kennewick
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

Title: Associate Accounts Payable Specialist (Remote) Location: Kennewick, WA Country: United States of AmericaAbout Lamb Weston Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we've produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.Job Description Summary The AP Specialist will partner in process development, policy drafting, and daily execution of accounts payable activities with business partners and suppliers. The AP Specialist will play a pivotal role in driving process automation to best support AP's customer base. The AP Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely payment of invoices from approved suppliers, in a manner consistent with approved quality standards and performance requirements. The AP Specialist may also be required to support the development of the AP function to advance department or organizational goals, objectives, and interests. Finally, the AP Specialist is also responsible for the day-to-day resolution of stakeholder and supplier issues.Job Description Incorporate AP / Finance principles into daily work activities Gather necessary information to complete AP requirements, support contracting, support supplier implementation, and support master data management activities as requiredManage assigned items in accordance with approved AP / Finance programs using the established policiesProcess variable volume of invoices for paymentValidate invoices with purchase ordersEnsure payments are processed on time and accurately to suppliersResearch and resolve any invoice discrepancies in an effective and timely mannerVerify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactionsProvide accurate records management relative to the AP function in accordance with policiesAssist with additional projects at manager's directionDocument and resolve supplier quality and performance problems using KPI's, by identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions to prevent reoccurrenceAssist in identification and implementation of cost improvement projects Assist plant procurement and plant stakeholders with finance related issuesBasic & Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree preferred, or equivalent related experience or trainingExperience: 0-2 years' experience in Finance, Accounts Payable or related fieldAbility to leverage computer software programs, specifically SAP or a comparable ERP solution, in addition to office productivity toolsAbility to manage multiple priorities or projectsAbility to influence management and build teamsAbility to work independently and as a team player, be organized, and plan aheadAbility to maintain, develop, and execute departmental visionExcellent problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read, write and speak in English required. Bilingual/Multilingual skills desirable.Industry-Competitive Benefits Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, VisionFlexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement AccountsWell-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive programPaid Time OffFinancial Wellness - Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insuranceFamily-Friendly Employee eventsEmployee Assistance Program services - mental health and other concierge type servicesBenefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.Job Requisition ID: Req-231042 Time Type: Full time Lamb Weston is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law

Keywords: Lamb Weston, Kennewick , Associate Accounts Payable Specialist (Remote), Other , Kennewick, Washington

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