Accounts Payable Processor

Cognizant Technology Solutions
Job Description

Accounts Payable Processor
Project Details:
We are excited to extend this opportunity to join our Accounts Payable (AP) team, where we strive to provide outstanding customer service to our Clients. This experience provides a unique opportunity to gain extensive and hands AP process knowledge across all aspects of invoice management. This Accounts Payable (AP) specialist role will entail providing exceptional AP support for one of the largest automotive or retail companies in the US. AP support will include management of assigned Vendor accounts, with focus on building positive Vendor relationships, and working to ensure timely processing and payment of invoices. The AP resource will also assist with exception management activity, including researching and resolving complex PO related issues, and hands on support for a variety of problematic invoicing issues.
Job Roles / Responsibilities:
·          Ensure process guidelines are followed and met as documented
·          Develop and maintain Vendor relationships for critical vendor accounts
·          Communicate effectively to all parties ensuring all issues are followed through until full resolution is met
·          Resolve process related queries, determine root cause analysis, and escalate to management as required
·          Some Disbursement activity across US and Canada
·          Troubleshooting and researching complex issues to determine most appropriate resolution, and implement ways to improve future process handling
·          Work with global team to drive improvements and minimize risks
Must Have Skills:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure at times
  • Confidence to support independent and correct decision making
  • Time management to allow for completion of various activities based on priority/need
  • Self-motivated and accountability
  • Some leadership qualities desired
  • Ability to adapt to changes with positive outlook, and suggest improvements
  • General Accounts Payable Knowledge
  • Extensive Excel knowledge
  • Positive attitude & business philosophy with focus on customer support and teamwork
  • High School diploma or equivalent
Desired Skills:
  • Experience handling Disbursement activity
  • Exposure to invoice exception management
  • Knowledge of Procurement/PO processes
  • Customer Service experience
  • Experience as liaison between Vendor/Client groups, or similar experience
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