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Sr Accounts Payable Analyst

Location: New Hope, MN, United States
Business Unit: Liberty Diversified International
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote

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POSITION SUMMARY

The Sr Accounts Payable Analyst is responsible for driving further automation of the accounts payable process using DataServ, our automated accounts payable solution. They will serve as a system administrator and be responsible for creating metrics to drive system efficiencies and leveraging invoice data. They will also be responsible for ensuring accuracy, policy compliance, and timeliness in the day-to-day administration of accounts payable.

The Sr Accounts Payable Analyst reports directly to the Manager of Accounting at LDI’s headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota. It is a hybrid position with up to two days per week of remote work for employees in good standing and at the manager’s discretion.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and monitor accounts payable automation analytics to track, report, and improve the accounts payable automation process.
  • Continually work with our accounts payable automation third-party vendor and our corporate divisions to identify, implement, and lead accounts payable process improvement opportunities and initiatives.
  • Serve as the administrator for our accounts payable automation solution, including, but not limited to, user management and maintenance, user approval levels, initial vendor routing, default coding, multiple matrix set-up tables, new user training, etc.
  • Monitor and resolve exception queues daily in our accounts payable automation solution and multiple ERP systems. This includes working with divisions to resolve issues, monitoring error and integrity logs in JDEdwards, and maintaining general ledger accounts between the ERP systems and JDEdwards.
  • Freight processing within JD Edwards, including working with various departments and divisions to resolve discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Analyze Accounts Payable data, identify trends, variances, and discrepancies, and provide insights to support decision-making.
  • Create and maintain accounting process documentation, ensuring procedures are standardized and easy to follow.
  • Validate 1099 information from our ERP system.  Process and confirm accuracy within 3rd party 1099 software. 
  • Perform root cause analysis, present results, and make solution recommendations.
  • Utilizes some working knowledge of Electronic Data Interfaces (EDI) for accounts payable to assist with failure resolution.
  • Test, troubleshoot, and function as a technical liaison on multiple accounts payable- related systems.
  • Utilize accounts payable best practices to assist with implementing policies, procedures, and training.
  • Provide support for acquisitions, internal and external audits, and record retention processes.
  • Other duties, as assigned.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • A minimum of a 4-year college degree
  • 3+ Years accounts payable automation solution experience
  • 5+ Years accounts payable experience
  • Shared Services/Central processing experience

 

PREFERRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge of accounts payable processes including PO, Non-PO and received not vouchered
  • Understanding and knowledge of internal controls
  • Knowledge of Accounts payable automation systems, including reporting tools and analytics
  • Business and Office systems software: ERPs, Excel, Word, Office, PowerPoint
  • Project Management Skills
  • Ability to manage internal, external, and third-party relationships
  • Ability to multi-task, handle pressure and reallocate priorities
  • Analytical thinking/problem solving

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular sitting, standing, and walking throughout the day to accomplish tasks
  • Manual and finger dexterity used regularly with some repetitive finger motions
  • Ability to work in front of a computer screen for long periods of time
  • Specific vision abilities include close and distance vision; able to identify colors, small letters, and numbers; hand/eye coordination, depth perception and able to adjust focus
  • Hearing and speaking
  • Other conditions may include frequent reaching, stretching, pushing, pulling, pinching, grasping, and gripping.

 

about our company:

Comprised of multiple companies with headquarters in New Hope, Minnesota, Liberty Diversified International (LDI) is a privately held company employing more than 1,900 individuals across our manufacturing facilities, production facilities and core business operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Georgia, Mississippi, Texas, Arizona, California, and Mexico. With deep roots in the corrugated box manufacturing industry, we operate in the core markets of paper, packaging, workplace products, corrugated plastics and building products.

Since 1918, our values – Caring, Innovation, Trust and Excellence – have guided our day-to-day activities. We believe that when our employees are aligned with these values, we create superior solutions and service for our customers. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom Solutions and Quarrix Building Products) and Safco.

  

 

Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, disability, or any other protected class.

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