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Accounts Payable Specialist

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Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world. Established in 1945, Ashley offers one of the industry's broadest product assortments to retail partners in 123 countries.
Design, Build, Deliver:
Using our internationally acclaimed in-house design team, we create the look without paying expensive design fees. Then, by adhering to some of the most efficient production standards in the world, we are able to maximize productivity and minimize waste, generating additional savings for you. Finally, all orders are filled from strategically located regional warehouses and are serviced by our own fleet of trucks, the largest in the industry.
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The Accounts Payable Specialist will make payments for merchandise received, services performed or other charges incurred. He/she will work with all phases of the Accounts Payable process. Additionally, he/she will perform any other tasks that may arise during the normal accounts payable process such as balance check activity on bank statements, prepare documents for scanning, scan into Onbase, make copies, shred papers or any other miscellaneous duties assigned.
Primary Job Functions:
Invoice processing: scan invoices into Onbase, enter all invoices into the computer, verify receipt and price against the purchase order. Note invoices with discounts; ensure all discounted invoices are paid within discount terms.
Cash Distribution Processing: process payments of all expenses by scheduled due date. Run and print checks; attach needed remittance to checks and mail. Process all Automated Clearing House (ACH) payments needed on a daily basis.
Set up and maintain vendor information in the Accounts Payable system.
Handle Accounts Payable related calls and inquires. Take incoming calls from Accounts Payable vendors and throughout the company as directed. Answer any month-end questions or budget questions that may be needed. Answer questions pertaining to past due invoices, debit memos, payment requests and scheduling of payments or any other miscellaneous calls that come into accounts payable.
Scan invoices into Onbase and verify that documents have been scanned properly; properly dispose of documents.
Issue manual checks: enter and print checks for vendors that require immediate payment.
Demonstrate the Company's Core and Growth Values in the performance of all job functions.
Job Requirements
Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent, required
Associate Degree in Accounting, preferred
Experience:
1 year of experience in Accounts Payable or related area, required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
General accounting / business principles
Internal controls relating to pricing management
Effective time management and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Work independently as well as in a team environment
Analytical and problem solving skills
Detail oriented
Maintain confidentiality
Working knowledge of Continuous Improvement
Handle multiple projects simultaneously within established time constraints
Proficient computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, internet
Ability to perform under strong demands in a fast-paced environment
Display empathy, understanding and patience with employees and external customers
Respond professionally in situations with difficult employee/vendor/customer issues or inquiries
We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

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