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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Life-Science Innovations
Location: Willmar
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Life-Science Innovations has a full-time, benefits eligible, career opportunity in the role of -Accounts Payable Specialist. This position will be primarily responsible for processing vendor payments for one of our customers using an automated invoice approval system. -You will be working and collaborating with a team of accounting and financial professionals in a fast paced, thriving environment! Headquartered in -Willmar, MN, on the beautiful -MinnWest Technology Campus, Life-Science Innovations -employs people in a variety of roles and expertise. We hire technically passionate, positive, career minded individuals who align with our core organizational values. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Process a high volume of invoices in our automated approval system
  • Follow established procedures for receiving, verifying, and coding invoices
  • Match invoices with statements for goods and services
  • Verify and/or calculate sales and use taxes owed
  • Acquire the appropriate approval for payment
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare batches of invoices and enter data for payment
  • Manage the weekly check runs and process other checks as needed
  • Input and retrieve data using the computerized accounting system
  • Perform posting to ledger books
  • Provide quality customer service in resolving A/P inquires
  • Review and calculate freight hauler bills, fuel surcharges, and mileage reimbursements
  • Create intercompany invoices and reimburse employees for expenses
  • May assist with other accounting duties such as reconcile and balance accounts or assist with month end and year end audits The ideal candidate we are seeking:
    • Ability to work both independently and within a collaborative - cross-functional team environment
    • 2+ years of administrative, business office related experience
    • A 2-year, Associate's level degree is preferred, but is not required with relevant experience
    • Intermediate competency with MS Excel software, MS Word, and Outlook is required
    • Experience with accounting software and general business information systems (Microsoft Dynamics software or DocStar experience is a preferred)
    • Ideal candidates demonstrate an exceptional attention to detail, strong time management skills, and have the ability to prioritize and adapt in a variety of situations.
    • Must have a customer-service orientation; excellent communications skills; ability to interact effectively and establish cooperative working relationships with people at all levels of the organization.
    • Additionally, the ideal candidate will have high energy, enjoy fast paced work, and live with honesty and integrity. Our Purpose is to -Share Smarter, Serve Better - -By providing -tailored professional shared services, partnering with our customers to become an extension of their team. - Our Guiding Values: -
      • Employee Well-Being: We are committed to maximizing every employee's talent in their role within the organization, and care about the well-being of each employee from a whole-life perspective.
      • Communication - Collaboration: Success is built on relationships. - We will bring expertise, professionalism and a genuine love for our craft to the table - and expect the same in return.
      • Stewardship: -Our investment of time, talent, and treasure will do great things in the long run. We make decisions based on our responsibility to our employees, our customers, our stakeholders and our community.
      • Trustworthiness: -There are no substitutes for honesty and kindness and doing what's right.
      • Excellence: -We are persistent in achieving objectives efficiently and effectively; finding new ways to grow our company and each other. Benefits at LSI: -
        We are proud to offer a generous benefit package in addition to competitive compensation. Our benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance options, a -Health Savings Account with company -match, 401K plan with company match up to 4% of your compensation, PTO accrual, two personal days per year, holiday pay, company paid short and long term disability, and company paid life insurance. To apply or further inquire, contact: - Laura Orsten - Talent Acquisition Specialist Laura.Orsten@life-scienceinnovations.com 320-222-9524 Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Life-Science Innovations, Minneapolis , Accounts Payable Specialist, Other , Willmar, Minnesota

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