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Title: ASSOCIATE, ACCOUNTS PAYABLE Department: FINANCE Reporting Structure: SUPERVISOR, ACCOUNTS PAYABLE OVERALL SUMMARY : POSITION DESCRIPTION The Associate, Accounts Payable is responsible for coordinating the Accounts Payable process from start to finish. The Associate, Accounts Payable position requires basic knowledge of the AP process and represents the start of a career in the AP function of the Finance department. This position requires an individual that has the ability to prioritize while thriving in a team:based, fast paced and detail:oriented environment. Due diligence and appropriate research is expected. A successful Associate, Accounts Payable is resourceful and demonstrates the initiative to participate in beyond what is required. The Associate, Accounts Payable position is training:intensive. Aptitude for learning new skills and building on existing skills (both technical and organic) and procedures is essential. The Associate, Accounts Payable is expected to be an active participant, increasing participation over time in the position. The Associate, Accounts Payable is also encouraged to contribute ideas and insights that will benefit our business. KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITYResponsibilities include, but are not limited to: Accounts Payable:Fundamental understanding of accounting concepts and overall Carat offeringCoordinate and Manager Accounts Payable ProcessReceive AP invoices from mail; open and stampCode invoices to proper GL account, Office and DepartmentObtain authorization from operations for invoice amountInput invoice to Accounts Payable module in DDSApprove payment and initiate check to be producedMatch check to invoiceObtain check signature from ControllerMail invoice to vendor and file invoiceResponsible for researching and resolving any billing discrepancies and irregularitiesEscalate problem invoices or difficult vendor issues to AP Manager or ControllerDemonstrate strong customer service skills with vendors and Carat staffAssist with the review and reconciliation of TrakStar and Amex (Colpitts), as assignedClient and Internal Relationships:Support Accounts Payable Manager in preparing and delivering work to vendors and colleagues within CaratManage relationships with vendors, as appropriate Responds to vendor requests quickly and accurately, after proper researchWorks closely with internal teamsAttends all status meetings when appropriate Engages with all work:related contacts in a professional and respectful mannerPossesses mature and professional business acumen in personal and written communicationsEXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:High School diploma or equivalent required; BachelorA?s Degree preferred1:2 years Accounts Payable or related experience Advanced computer skills (MS Word, Excel, Outlook) and the ability to learn new systems


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