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AP Clerk in Tampa, FL
Masonite Corporation

Date Posted: 7/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

At Masonite, we understand that people are key.  We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do.  It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient.

 Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what’s on the other side.

At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging.  This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn’t hide behind closed doors.

We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers’ experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.

Responsibilities

This is a contract-to-hire position.

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Able to process high volumes of invoices in a timely manner to ensure payment is completed
  • Prioritizes invoice input to take full advantage of vendor discounts
  • Checks for accuracy of expenses and payments being recorded to the general ledger
  • Communicates with business unit to obtain approval to pay expenditure.
  • Ensure compliance with approval hierarchies
  • Scanning, sorting, and data entry of supplier invoices
  • Verification of OCR extraction and imaging of invoices
  • Verify vendor name on invoice matches vendor master file
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies (including duplicate invoices)
  • Audit travel and entertainment (T&E) expense reports
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries and escalations in a timely manner
  • Maintain individual AP metrics and recommend actions to improve
  • Adhere with departmental policies and procedures
  • Assist in month end close activities including accruals, journal entry preparation, and reconciliation of AP related accounts
  • Support Accounting and Tax audits (internal, external, sales tax, 1099s, VAT tax, etc.)
  • Assist with special projects as assigned (for example, conversion of vendors to electronic invoices and electronic payments)
Qualifications

High school diploma required

Associate degree in business/accounting preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum of  three (3) years relevant accounts payable experience required
  • Full cycle AP experience within a high volume, multi-location automated ERP environment preferred

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of standard accounting principles
  • Accurate and timely data entry skills with attention to details
  • Able to multi-task in a fast paced environment while still meeting deadlines
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Take initiative to proactively research and resolve problems, and improve processes
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Analytical and problem solving skills with focus on accuracy and efficiency
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Minimum 12,000 Keystrokes