We are a leading food and agri-business, supplying food ingredients, feed and fiber to over 19,800 customers who range from multi-national, world famous brands to small family run businesses.
Each customer depends on us to provide goods and services that are safe, on-time and consistently in line with the required specification. They also rely on us to help them innovate and create new opportunities.
Established in 1989, and now listed on the Singapore Exchange, our team of 74,500 full-time, seasonal, and contract employees have built leadership positions in many of our businesses such as Cocoa, Coffee, Cotton, Edible Nuts and Spices.
As well as growing crops in our own orchards and estates, and sourcing from around 4.8 million farmers globally, we operate over 160 processing facilities, and through our 14 innovation centers. We develop ingredients and find solutions for our customers. Our value chain spans over 60 countries. We also provide support services including risk management solutions and agri-logistics.
Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for all aspects of accounts payable in a computerized and high-volume environment for Olam USA. The Accounts Payable Specialist will primarily be responsible for reviewing and completing daily AP transactions, account reconciliations and resolving related issues along with vendor communications.
Position Responsibilities Analyze transactions and communicate with internal and external stakeholders to resolve discrepancies and ensure proper recording of transactions. Reconcile AP statements, research and corrects discrepancies. Ensure invoices are properly coded to the appropriate expense account. Ensure credit is received for outstanding memos. Communicate with internal and external customers concerning AP related issues. Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities. Verify federal ID numbers, schedule and prepare checks. Resolve purchase order, contract, invoice, and payment discrepancies and documentation. Ensure that invoices contain the proper sales tax and discount amounts. Maintain proper controls and confidentiality over all documents. Assist manager with other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements High School Diploma is required. Two (2) years accounts payable experience in a computerized environment is required. Ability to build relationships within and outside the organization is required. Knowledge and general accounting experience to facilitate analysis and resolution of Accounts Payable issues is required. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, are required. Strong analytical, problem-solving, planning ad organization skills are required. Experience with multidisciplinary and multicultural team members is required. Experience in Customer Service is required. Experience with invoicing is required. Experience with Microsoft Office products is required. Experience with SAP is preferred.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Olam provides equality of opportunity for all persons with respect to hiring without discrimination on the grounds of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, veteran status or sexual orientation. All employment will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us for support at: US-Talent.Acquisition@olamnet.com
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