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Job# 19852 BH# 299688
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Fantastic Sr. Accounts Payable Associate for the largest Web based company in NJ

The Senior Accounts Payable Associate position will report to the accounts payable manager at the Quidsi corporate office located Jersey City, NJ. This role is responsible for the processing of daily incoming invoices by category. This position will lead the team responsible for establishing and maintaining strong relationships and communication with both our internal and external vendor contacts. The senior accounts payable associate will provide efficient, effective problem solving and resolution when completing the three-way match of all purchase order invoices. The associate must also resolve invoices issues timely, analyze purchase order variances and reconcile vendor activity daily and monthly. Special projects will be required as needed. Managing critical vendors with a high level of support and process management to ensure accounts are kept current.

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for processing high volume of AP invoices through OCR workflow tool
Experienced with EDI for AP invoice processing
Highly experienced with purchase order invoice three way match process
Resolve, research and escalate invoice to PO variances for price, quantity and receiving
Monitor and manage daily AP stats to ensure invoices are processed timely and prompt pay discounts are taken
Communication, follow up and research with warehouse regarding shortages or quantity issues
Reconcile merchandise invoices to receiving reports to ensure accuracy of price and quantity of inventory
Work closely with category, supply chain managers and vendor contacts to investigate OIA, allowance issues or miscellaneous charges
Actively participate in identifying and making improvements to AP-related workflows/processes/software
Manage AP mailboxes to ensure timely response and resolution regarding payment inquires, processing issues and other requests
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Administration
1-2 years of experience in accounts payable in a lead role
Preferred Qualification:
Ability to work autonomously in a highly demanding fast paced environment
Team player attitude, enjoys collaboration and is self-motivated
Continuous improvement mindset, working towards efficiency
Must have problem solving, critical and analytical thinking skills
Comfortable working with multiple systems
Strong communication skills, including both written and verbal
Solid math skills and superior attention to detail and organization skills
Comprehend the sense of urgency regarding critical vendors and payments
Works with a high level of standard
Takes initiative with positive attitude and approach to work
Takes ownership and accountability of daily workload
Able to hit the ground running
Technical Skills: 
MS Dynamics or well used ERP system (Oracle, SAP)
MS Excel intermediate or advanced
MS Outlook
AP Workflow OCR, EDI for AP invoices
Quidsi, an Amazon subsidiary, is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation