Accounts Payable Senior Associate Accountant- GBS

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Location:
Nashville, TN US
Worker Type :
Hourly and Seasonal
Services:
Corporate
Posted Date:
12/15/2017 12:19:41 PM
Category:
Finance and Accounting
Work Type:
Fulltime-Regular
Line of Business:
Global Business Services
ID:
148646
Overview:

ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services, facilities management, and uniform and career apparel to health care institutions, universities and school districts, stadiums and arenas, parks and destinations and businesses around the world. The company is recognized as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute, one of the "World's Most Admired Companies" by FORTUNE magazine and one of America's Largest Private Companies by both FORTUNE and Forbes magazines. ARAMARK seeks to responsibly address issues that matter to its clients, customers, employees and communities by focusing on employee advocacy, environmental stewardship, health and wellness, and community involvement. Headquartered in Philadelphia, ARAMARK has approximately 250,000 employees serving clients in 22 countries.



Description:

Job Function Description: 

  • Understand AP processes within the Business Service Center and troubleshoot and solve process issues.
  • Ability to process various batches with minimal supervision and a high level of accuracy.
  • Ensure that all transactions comply with Aramark’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to work timely and efficiently.
  • Monitor ticket queues throughout the day to ensure timely resolution of issues/requests.
  • Support review of Accounts Payable transactions and liaison with other departments when appropriate.
  • Assist with payment support audits upon request.
  • Handle heavy workload, multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Identify and recommend improvements to existing systems and procedures related to the
  • Work in Oracle AP to enter data, force out invoices, cancel invoices and other daily processes.
  • Research vendor and/or payment issues and find resolutions.
  • Business Service Center or as part of cross-functional team.
  • Support process to timely work to meet departmental metrics.
  • Other AP tasks and projects as assigned.

Essential Functions: 

  • Understand AP processes within the Business Service Center and troubleshoot and solve process issues
  • Ability to perform tasks with minimal supervision and a high level of accuracy
  • Ensure that all transactions comply with Aramark’s financial policies and procedures
  • Must be able to work timely and efficiently
  • Monitor customer service queues throughout the day to ensure timely resolution of tickets
  • Perform special projects and research into AP issues.  Participate on cross-functional teams as a resource related to AP processes.
  • Understanding of business hierarchy rules/roles and comply as it pertains to AP.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

Scope: 

  • Ability to develop relationships with diverse groups and various levels of financial and operating personnel and provide excellent customer service.
  • Ability to fulfill assigned tasks with little supervision, but pays attention to detail and provides a high level of accuracy
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Flexibility, multi-tasking, creative thinking, good business judgment, strong organizational & communication skills are all required to meet strict deadlines and manage other projects.
  • Must be a strong team player, highly motivated, and able to work under pressure during peak periods but also perform tasks independently.
  • Ability to communicate well with internal and external parties, including other locations, customers, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable AP systems and procedures within a shared services environment to troubleshoot and solve process issues.
  • Frequently work under deadlines
  • Regularly spend long hours sitting, using computers
  • Duties will include but not limited to Oracle AP invoice entry and validation, force out/cancel invoices, monitor and clear rejected invoice queue, schedule reports (backup), import invoices and perform other processes.
  • Work in banking website for data entry, report pulls and other tasks.
  • Monitor customer service queues throughout the day to ensure timely resolution of tickets.
  • Research and resolve returned vendor checks.
  • High school degree or equivalent required but some college a plus.
  • 2-4 years of Accounts Payable experience in a large organization
  • Strong data entry accounting skills, and flexibility.


Qualifications:
  • High school degree or equivalent required but some college a plus.
  • 2-4 years of experience
  • Strong analytical and technical accounting skills, creativity and flexibility.
  • Knowledge of Oracle Financials is preferred, but not required.
  • Excel knowledge is a plus



Aramark is an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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