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Accounting Operations Associate

KS-Overland Park

Req#: 33485BR

Date published: 14-Jan-2018

Opportunity: Experienced Hire

Business Line: Corporate-Finance

Business Plan: FIN

Level: 002

Primary Purpose:
Contract for hire to start. Responsible for processing and paying supplier invoices. This position works closely with the Accounting Operations team, suppliers, and project accountants. This position will also answer questions regarding processing and payment of invoices. Works under close supervision.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
-Categorize unidentified invoices in the Markview/Readsoft Accounts Payable system for processing.
-Process invoices in Markview/Readsoft through validation which consists of verifying Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software correctly identified key invoice information including but not limited to invoice number, invoice date etc.
-Process AP General, Agency, Sub-Contract invoices and consolidated supplier invoices. May be responsible to ensure withholding taxes are deducted appropriately and sales taxes are recovered in line with legislation.
-Cross training professionals on AP processes.
-Position requires attention to detail and routine invoice processing.
-May gather and analyze past due balances from vendor statements.
-Invoice document retention, potentially lifting and bending to move the storage boxes.
-Ability to sit 6-8 hours a day.
May audit expense reports for proper receipts, documentation and compliance to policy.
-May ensure expense reporting records feed accurately to financial system.
-May audit expense reports for compliance with expense reimbursement procedure.
-May process invoices and ensure compliance to fiscal invoice approval.

Minimum Qualifications:
Typically high school diploma & two years of experience or Bachelor's degree in relevant field

Preferred Job Qualifications:
Technical Competencies:
-B&V Accounting/Finance experience preferred
-Microsoft Word, Excel, Basic
-Knowledge of Black & Veatch Systems, Basic
-Technical accounting knowledge, Basic
-Knowledge of Financial Statement analysis, Basic
-Data Entry
-Knowledge of foreign currency
terminology and concepts, Basic
Non-technical Competencies:
-Customer Focus
-Written Communications
-Action Oriented
-Peer Relationships
-Problem Solving

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