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Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable

Company: Expeditors
Location: Hazelwood
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

"We're not in the shipping business; we're in the information business" -Peter Rose, Expeditors FounderGlobal supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals
  • 250+ locations worldwide
  • Fortune 500
  • Globally unified systemsJob Description

    Highly motivated and reliable person needed to support all aspects of our accounting department including accounts receivable and/or accounts payable. The ideal candidate for this position must have an intermediate level knowledge of MS Excel. Also required are excellent oral and written communication skills and a proven history of providing exceptional customer service at all levels. Our work environment is team oriented and very fast paced; therefore, a strong candidate must have excellent organizational skills, time management skills in addition to a professional attitude and attire that exemplifies the Expeditors culture.Major Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Perform weekly customer contact on past due accounts in a high volume and fast paced environment
    • Provide up to date detailed collection notes listing actions on each invoice in the collection system
    • Review open accounts for collection efforts weekly with department manager
    • Proactively identify problem accounts or disputed invoices and follow up queries via email/telephone to effectively resolve issues through building key relationships with customers and internal staff
    • Assist with process improvements related to problematic accounts and work directly with manager for process resolution
    • Process credits and issue refunds to customers weekly
    • Review and audit of vendor invoices
    • Match amounts in proprietary A/P system to vendor invoices
    • Issue payments to vendors
    • Reconcile and resolve problem invoices and monthly vendor reconciliation
    • Build key relationships with vendors in order to quickly resolve invoice issues
    • Retrieve and research information as needed
    • Support Accounting Department with miscellaneous projects and assignmentsQualifications

      • Strong analytical skills
      • Detail-oriented
      • Outstanding organizational skills
      • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and through email
      • Intermediate level Microsoft Excel
      • 10 Key by touch
      • Successful candidates must pass a background check
      • We are not considering Visa sponsorship for this job and all applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.

        Additional Information

        Expeditors offers excellent benefits
        • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
        • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
        • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
        • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
        • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
        • Training and Personnel Development ProgramAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Keywords: Expeditors, Springfield , Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable, Other , Hazelwood, Illinois

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