Accounts Payable Specialist I will be responsible for timely processing of various types of invoices including inventory–3-way match, non-inventory, and drop ship invoices. Accounts Payable Specialist I will perform daily tasks that require strong problem-solving skills, excellent communications skills both written and verbal, while establishing and maintaining excellent vendor relations. Account Payable Specialist I will work within the guidance of policies and SOX controls set forth by Patterson Companies.
The Accounts Payable Specialist I will report directly to the Accounts Payable Supervisor and will also work closely with team members, internal and external vendor base.
Success will depend on having a “customer first” attitude and a willingness to learn new functions and positively contribute to team performance.
Daily Procure to Pay invoice processing for all vendor segments and all invoice types while adhering to Sox controls
Effectively manage transaction processing by prioritizing, being efficient and accurate while maintaining a positive customer service culture
Establish rapport with branches and other Patterson teams, build effective relationships, and share wins and successes
Using resources available on daily basis, technology, reference material, and any other form or process to assist in the processing of invoices
Carries out basic monthly vendor statement reconciliations
Saturday or other critical workdays may be required on an as needed basis
Performs other duties as assigned
Associate degree or high school diploma and 1-2 plus years of progressive PTP/AP transactional processing experience desired
Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills
Positively contribute to the PTP and Shared Services team environment taking initiatives to learn and build skillsets
Has exceptional organizational, and multi-tasking skills and shows a great attention to detail
Uses technology with efficiency including MS Office applications and ability to learn entire PTP process to provide on-going support to internal and external customers.
Demonstrate knowledge of technology; preferred experience with Lawson, SAP, Outlook, Microsoft Office
Must have a proven ability to work both independently and in a team environment
Patterson Companies, Inc. is a value-added distributor serving the dental and veterinary markets. Named one of America’s Best Large Employers of 2016 by Forbes, we were also named four consecutive times to the Forbes List of Most Trustworthy Companies. We strive to create a memorable difference in the lives of our customers and their clients. Every Patterson employee supports our mission of connecting expertise to inspired ideas, products and services, and we support our employees through operational innovation, continuous improvement and a commitment to talent.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Patterson Companies, Inc., is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
If you require reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the hiring process, you may submit your request to HR by calling1-866-234-2165or by email to[email protected]. You can also mail your request to Patterson Companies, Inc. Attn: HR EEO Coordinator, 1031 Mendota Heights Rd, St. Paul, MN, 55120. Information received will be routed to a representative who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration of your request.