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Position: Accounts Payable Costing Associate

Position Summary/Objective
The Costing Associate works closely with accounts payable to ensure invoices are coded correctly so expenses are paid and tracked accurately.  Costing associates are responsible for compiling data, computing fees and charges for the processing and payment of vendor invoices.  Duties include but are not limited to computing costs and calculating rates for goods, services and shipment of goods, posting data; and keeping other relevant records. 
Essential Functions & Responsibilities

  • Verify and audit accuracy of billing data by checking figures, postings and documents for correct entry on the invoice and financial software ensures proper coding per company procedures.
  • Operate typing, adding, calculating, or billing machines.
  • Prepare and/or research itemized statements, bills, or invoices and record amounts due for items purchased or services rendered.
  • Keep records of invoices, sales orders, purchase orders and support documents.
  • Resolve discrepancies in the costs for good and services prior to approving and processing invoices for payment.
  • Verify accuracy of credit memos and invoices.
  • Contact customers to obtain or relay account information and resolve discrepancies.
  • Compute credit terms, discounts, shipment charges etc.
  • Review documents such as sales orders, purchase orders, packing slips etc. to ensure proper billing and payment (3-way match)
  • Process all invoices accurately and in a timely manner to ensure all credit terms are met and rebates are received.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
  • Proficiency with DOS based financial software, ERP (SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards) experience is a plus.
  • Intermediate-level proficiency with MS Office products.
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail with the ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a high-volume environment
Education & Experience
  • High School Diploma is required
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting is preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in inventory costing
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Word and Excel is required
EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

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