Research, resolve and communicate any discrepancies or outstanding balances on vendor accounts.
Reconcile monthly vendor statements, Received Not Invoiced and AP sub-ledger.
Manage monthly closing of A/P records and maintain A/P files and year-end files.
Ensure timely payments of vendor invoices by preparing weekly check runs.
Understand general ledger applications, invoice matching applications and how they work together in the A/P process.
Be able to maintain various detailed analysis as needed from the A/P system.
Understand bank reconciliations and be able to problem solve- close out the A/P System on a monthly basis.
Assisting with other financial research projects as required.
Ensure established departmental deadlines are met as well as provide assistance and support to attain departmental goals and objectives.
Maintain all of the monitoring tools for the A/P to ensure vendors are paid timely and accurately.
Good German speaker with written communication skills;
Detail-oriented, enthusiastic self-starter with ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
Excellent verbal communication skills - communicate with business partners, technical resources & other cross functional staff;
Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or business prefered;
One-two years experience in accounting and/or related field preferred, including working with a computerized Accounts Payable module, processing invoices and reconciling accounts;
Ability to handle multiple assignments and prioritize accordingly;
Good communication and human relations skills;
Good analytical skills and a high level of attention to detail;
Forward thinker with ability to grasp new concepts quickly;
Experience with personal computers (including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint).