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Accounts Payable Associate

The role of the Accounts Payable Associate is to maintain a relationship with our internal customers as well as our Domestic and Global vendors and to coordinate efforts to ensure invoices are paid in a timely manner.


  • Verifies the validity of invoices received
  • Ensures proper approvals are received prior to payment
  • Enters invoices in SAP for payment, ensuring proper cost center and general ledger coding
  • Researches and follows through with vendor requests for outstanding invoice payments
  • Provides internal customers with payment status upon request
  • Processes Royalty and Commission entries for payment
  • Prepares weekly check runs for all company codes
  • Pulls invoices and attaches check copies to be filed
  • Notifies Vendor Owner of any changes to a vendor address, bank account for wires, name or any other pertinent information
  • Assists with Accounts Payable reconciliation and follow up on open items
  • Prepares/provides necessary accounts payable documents for internal and external audits, General Accounting and Tax Department needs
  • Prepares accounts payable documents for archiving
  • Cross-trains on all applications involved in payment process (i.e., Concur Invoice, SAP ECC, etc)
  • Continuously analyzes and provides process improvement recommendations to enhance efficiency and effectiveness of the department
  • Provides support for key finance projects, initiatives and technology implementations
  • Provides additional support to the finance team as deemed necessary

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Thoroughness and exacting attention to detail
  • Effective organization and planning skills
  • Enthusiastic, positive person who embraces work with a sense of urgency and persistence
  • Proficient in MS Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook; Strong MS Excel Skills preferred
  • SAP Concur & SAP ECC experience preferred

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration; relevant job experience in lieu of degree will be considered
  • Zero (0) to Two (2) years of Accounts Payable or other finance related experience Required

Travel Requirement

  • 0% to 5%

Salary Range
$41,000.00 - $59,000.00
per Year
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Buffalo, NY, 14202, US