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This person’s primary responsibility is processing, coordinating & reviewing high volume account payable activity. Just as important, the position is also responsible for intensive monthly inventory valuation data entry, review, correction, analysis, reporting and compliance at the direction of the Financial Controller. The person is expected to become an expert local user of the ARAMARK proprietary food production system Prima: a software solution that combines all elements of food production including inventory costing, account payable, recipe management, menu planning as well as post-production reporting and analysis. Another core expectation is that position will ensure all purchases & vendor charges duly incurred in a given fiscal period are accounted for properly in systems & financials. Productive partnership & collaboration with department managers & supervisors to support their needs & understand purchasing behavior is critical to success. Key performance measures for the position will be invoice payment timeliness, accuracy of inventory hand count data entry & system valuation, along with how satisfied department leadership is with A/P & inventory support of their areas. Lastly, hire will be asked to assist in part-time capacity (10 or less hours per week) with cashier money distribution, reconciliation & deposit handling. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONAL AREAS & JOB DUTIES
Customer Service/Internal Collaboration (30%?) • Develop congenial, personal & productive relationships with all key managers & supervisors. • Research topics with vendors for managers & supervisors. • Help departments evaluate & establish new vendor relationships. • Analyze purchasing activity & inventory valuation upon request. • Work with ARAMARK Global Business Services Center, Corporate Payment Services & systems IT support. Data Entry and Clerical (70%?) • Collect hard copy invoices from around campus, retrieve invoices electronically & process bills daily. • Reconcile vendor billing statements weekly & monthly. • Reconcile Corporate Direct Pay vendors billing, check writing and Purchasing Card activity weekly. • Proactively review & maintain Prima System daily to ensure accurate coding & valuation of products received. • Input inventory hand counts into Prima System monthly, review, make necessary corrections & report out. • Report out on purchasing compliance, payables, P-Cards, check writing & late invoices weekly. • Help out with cashier money distribution, reconciliation & deposit handling as needed in limited capacity. JOB REQUIREMENTS 1) Minimum of two years accounts payable experience. 2) Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Office abilities (especially Excel and to a lesser degree Outlook) 3) Strong service focus and comfort supporting disparate needs of various personnel simultaneously 4) Proven ability to efficiently complete tasks in a high volume, fast paced environment with a smile. 5) Ability to occasionally lift and move boxes up to 50 pounds for archiving records periodically.