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Accounts Payable Associate
Category: Retail
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Job code: lhw-e0-83247896

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  Job posted:   Fri Jan 12, 2018
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Accounts Payable Associate
*Position Summary:* We are looking for an energetic, organized, detail orientated and wicked smart person to work in our Accounts Payable Group in our Downtown Las Vegas office. This person will assist with the last step in the supply chain - paying our wonderful vendors!
*What you'll be doing:*
* Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders
* Contacting vendors to explain best practices and guidelines on submitting invoices, with a focus on migrating suppliers to electronic invoice submission
* Maintaining the confidentiality of vendor information
* Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons
* Focusing on ensuring timely processing of invoices and payments
* Recommending corrections that ensure that the vendor master database is accurate and not duplicated or polluted
* Actively seeking out opportunities to increase transparency by disseminating relevant, accurate and timely Accounts Payable related metrics to the Accounting and Merchandising teams
* Supporting the drive to maintain strategic agreements and compliance to payment terms
* Identifying process improvement opportunities and inventing processes to create efficiencies
* Assisting in the development and implementation of action plans
* Communicating with the department supervisor when there is an invoice discrepancy or concerns
* Processing physical mail that is provided to accounts payable, both as the end user or providing it to the intended recipient
* Verifying vendor accounts by reconciling statements and related transactions to correct discrepancies
* Assisting with problem resolution and acting as a liaison between vendors and business owners
*Enhance Team and Culture:*
* Be results and team oriented and foster that culture with others
* Live the Zappos values daily, with a focus on doing more with less
* WOW internal and external customers while building and fostering amazing partnerships
* Focus on the win/win, and always try to understand perspectives that are different than your own
*What you'll bring to the table:*
* AP experience strongly preferred
* Strong analytical abilities
* A relentless attention to detail
* Solid Microsoft Office experience
* Experience using Excel
* Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employees and across all work groups
* Prior experience with SAP (or another ERP familiarity) preferred
* Effective time management
* High School diploma or GED required
*What you didn't know about the team:
Every year the finance and accounting teams put on a haunted house for the Zappos employees!

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