Specialist, Accounts Payable (Cash Control)

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GENERAL PURPOSE:

Responsible for the accurate and timely payments of Accounts Payable invoices according to established policies and procedures. In charge of enhancing and enriching basic supplier financial attributes in the MDM Tool, ensuring all appropriate documentation is attached. Support AP Cash Control functions to achieve goals and ensure department productivity standards are met.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

• Process assigned Pay Cycles in accordance with Ross established controls and procedures

• Issue stop/void payments and reissue or close based on established guidelines

• Review and enhance and enrich routine Supplier records in the MDM AP Finance queues according to proper guidelines. Attach necessary documents to the Supplier record in the online MDM tool

• Follow established controls by conducting call validation when Suppliers request updates to their banking information

• Monitor AP Cash Mailbox; respond timely to payment inquiries and reroute messages as appropriate.

• Respond to routine inquiries; referring more complex issues to higher level staff

• Assist Analyst and Supervisor with annual 1099 research and distribution

• Support Analyst in escheatment / stale dated checks research

• Input daily productivity statistics to ensure departmental standards are achieved

COMPETENCIES:

• Results Driven/Organizational Agility

• Customer Service

• Peer Relationships/Interpersonal Savvy

• Communication

• Problem Solving/Technical Competence

• Integrity and Trust

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:

• High School diploma/GED

• 1-2 years of work experience in Finance or Accounting

• Experience in working in a high-volume payment processing environment

• Previous customer service experience in responding to routine inquiries

• Effective oral and written communication skills

• Able to organize own workload to meet priorities and deadlines

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook/Excel/Word)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:

Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
n/a

DISCLAIMER:

This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.