C. R. Bard, Inc.

Accounts Payable Analyst I

3 months ago
Industry / Category
Accounts Payable Analyst I
Job ID
2017-10652
Career Level
entry level
Division
Salt Lake City/Finance Service Center
Relocation
No
US-UT-Salt Lake City

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

The Finance Shared Services Center (SSC) for the Americas Region will be comprised of a high performing team responsible for the timely delivery of standardized financial processes on behalf of Bard Finance and their business partners within the Commercial and Manufacturing operations. When fully formed, the group will perform certain accounts payable, general accounting, and budgeting and forecasting, and other related activities from the regionally centralized location. This role will be responsible for performing the day-to-day analysis and processing of invoices and payments, maintaining vendor information, identifying and communicating invoice discrepancies, and researching and responding to invoice or payment queries for the North America and Latin America regions.

Essential Job Functions

  • Process invoices - Sort, code, verify and enter invoices
  • Reconcile vendor statements to maintain good business relations and preserve ratings with credit reporting agencies.
  • Ensure the existence of adequate internal controls where required
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies
  • Assist Invoicing Lead as needed; participate in or lead special projects that require creative and analytical skills
  • Develop and assist in automating processes utilizing innovative technical and processing solutions
  • The ability to complete multiple tasks, have strong interpersonal skills, show an interest in and demonstrate the characteristics of a team player
  • Research and respond to internal inquiries quickly and courteously, and follow-up and follow-through for complicated matters
  • Answer vendor inquiries

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year relevant accounting experience required
  • Knowledge of standard accounting principles

Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

  • Accurate and timely data entry skills with attention to details
  • Must possess strong time management skills and be able to handle a high volume of transactions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Confident professional who possesses strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with employees and vendors
  • Take initiative to proactively research and resolve problems, and improve processes
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with focus on accuracy and efficiency
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Fluency in English, and Spanish preferred

Education and/or Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Associate degree in business/accounting preferred

Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to fingers, handle or feel tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch.
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