A/P Specialist

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Michael Foods Inc.
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Thurston, NE
recency icon Posted 09-08-2023

Job Description

Business Unit Description: Feeding the world is what we do – how we do it is unique. We are not your textbook consumer packaged goods company. While others are slow to make change happen, we continuously drive both inorganic and organic growth. Our history is evidence of that fact with over 100 years of heritage and growth from brands that transcend generations like Grape Nuts, Honey Bunches of Oats, Fruity Pebbles, Malt-O-Meal, Egg Beaters, Peter Pan Peanut Butter, Bob Evans Farms and more. And our foodservice and ingredient businesses supply other brands, restaurants, stores, and products you love. Our offices and manufacturing sites are in 60 locations in seven countries, and we have 10,000+ employees. Over the past 10 years, Post has made 20+ acquisitions and reached $6.2 billion in net sales in fiscal 2021. During turbulent times of market uncertainty, the food industry has provided a level of stability unlike other industries. Post Holdings, Inc. is headquartered in Brentwood, a suburb of St. Louis, Missouri. Our casual professional atmosphere encourages team members to collaborate, innovate and support our operating companies. Our passion and drive advance the reputation of our operating companies and brands—together, we make a difference. Location Description: Wakefield is one of the largest production facilities within Michael Foods. We serve as a flex plant and are able to produce everything from a whole pasteurized egg to liquid, dried, hardboiled and curds. Responsibilities: The A/P Specialist is responsible to ensure invoices are paid correctly and on-time. S/he will verify accuracy of invoices, communicate with internal and external customers and perform administrative or clerical duties. This position always has the responsibility to comply with Safety work rules as well as an obligation to reinforce Safety as a Core Value. Ensures that all policies, procedures and activities, related to Food Safety & Quality, are followed and complied with uniformly, to reduce product and process variability. ACITIVITIES: Process invoices and credit memos through data entry and through our automated AP system.Verify accuracy of invoices and credit memos by reviewing quantities, prices, coding and appropriate signatures of approval.Communicate with vendors to resolve discrepancies and respond promptly to information requests.Provide backup for other staff members.Assist with month-end closing by preparing journal entries.Perform administrative or clerical duties including filing, copying, faxing, sending mail and typing.Assumes personal responsibility to insure safe and healthy workplace for everyone. Adhere to all safety policies and procedures and, incorporate safety and health in all jobs and tasks.Adheres to Quality work practices, follows GMP’s, maintains sanitary conditions and ensures that product quality is maintained. Reports to management any conditions or practices that may adversely affect food safety and quality.Always ensures regulatory compliance.Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: One-year certificate from college or technical school or equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups, customers/vendors or employees of the organization.Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram or schedule form.Demonstrated aptitude for effective, efficient and innovative use of IS technologies. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.Excellent communication skillsOrganized, detail-oriented and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision.Accounting experience a plus