Target Hiring For Accounts Payable Lead

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Job Description:

This position will be responsible for the full cycle Accounts Payable, including posting invoices in the accounting system (Great Plains) for payment, reconciling vendor statements, answering vendor inquiries and resolving vendor disputes. The position will work closely with other departments and vendors answering questions regarding Accounts Payable records.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day direction and act as a resource to other Accounts Payable team members.
  • Code and enter non-inventory and inventory invoices and credit memos in the accounting system; ensure appropriate approvals are received prior to processing.
  • Create month-end accruals and assist with monthly and annual accounting close activities, including account analysis and reconciliation.
  • Maintain Accounts Payable files and records.
  • Upload checks issued that day into the U.S. bank system for review the next day by the Senior Accountant.
  • Process incoming vendor income for Marketing Co-Op programs to reduce amount payable to the vendor and appropriately record and document the transaction.
  • Work closely with vendors and purchasing to resolve PO/invoice discrepancies, which requires competent research skills and follow-through.
  • Print checks ready for payment, get the appropriate signature on the checks, stuff envelopes and apply postage.
  • Identify, investigate and correct invoice and coding discrepancies.
  • Review and match purchase orders (PO) with receiving documents and invoices and resolve discrepancies. Generate credit memos to short-pay vendors if entire shipment is not received.
  • Connect with Accounts Receivable contact at vendors to receive invoices on an as-needed basis.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate professionally through email, phone or in-person with internal and external partners at all levels
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Outlook); ability to learn new software and databases
  • Supervisory or Team Lead skills with the ability to coach, train and give day-to-day direction and feedback.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, solve problems and work collaboratively with others
  • High attention to detail and 10-key by touch with speed and accuracy
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment
  • Associate degree or equivalent in finance or accounting

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience with Great Plains or other accounting software
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of experience in Accounts Payable

Job Details:

Company: Target

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Finance

Job Location: El Segundo, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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