Accountant II - Accounts Payable

Ajinomoto Foods North America   •  

Ontario, CA

Industry: Food & Beverages

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 46 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Accountant II – Accounts Payable will handle vendor invoice processing, three-way match, payments and reconciliation of accounts. This role will also be responsible for monthly accruals and will perform general bookkeeping.

Responsibilities

  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoices and recording entries
  • Perform vendor/account analysis, statement reconciliations and related transactions
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; requesting W9s; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; requesting stop-payments
  • Perform outstanding checks reconciliation on a periodic basis
  • Process international vendors' invoices. Schedule and process wire payments
  • Process Freight EDI invoices
  • Perform monthly accruals, amortization of prepaid expenses, recording adjusting and reclassification of journal entries, if necessary
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
  • Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices
  • Files AP checks and invoices
  • Provides documentation and explanation for auditor's requests
  • Maintain financial security by following JSOX and financial audit procedures
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Work overtime when needed to meet business needs including accounting deadlines
  • Work with Accounting Supervisor on various projects
  • Perform other duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or higher, Accounting or Business concentration
  • 5+ years of experience successfully and accurately handling core duties in Accounts Payable (A/P) position or equivalent position in a moderately complex mid to large company preferred and/or manufacturing or other production environment.
  • Computer proficiency including MS Office programs, data and 10-key accuracy.
  • Intermediate Excel experience needed.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), superb interpersonal skills
  • Strong work-ethic is critical for success in this position.
  • JDE, Oracle systems, or similar.