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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Lassonde Pappas & Co., Inc.
Location: Cherry Hill
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

Lassonde Pappas & Co. is a US Leader in beverage manufacturing dedicated to our team members, customers and consumers satisfaction. We remain committed to our small-town roots and rural values. Hardworking and caring are qualities that make our teams special. Since 1942, we've been producing delicious products for our customers across the country! To provide the best for our customers, we focus on building the best team by creating and advancing an inclusive environment amongst our diverse workforce. If you're passionate about customer satisfaction, reliable, and committed to being and doing better, join us! We value each of our employee's total wellbeing. To support employees in all stages of their wellness journey, we have a robust benefits program including: medical, dental, and vision coverage options, growth and development potential, along with 401-K, Life & Disability Insurance, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement, Health Fairs, Gym Membership Discounts, and so much more! POSITION SUMMARY The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for a range of general tasks associated with processing accounts payable, expense reporting and vendor relationship response. The ideal candidate will possess their Bachelor's degree in a business-related field of study and 1-3+ years of relevant office administration work experience. This role reports to the Director of Shared Services, Finance and is based out of our Cherry Hill, New Jersey location. Primary Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for all accounting work associated with processing accounts payable and vendor relationship responses including:
  • review and verify invoices and check requests
  • set invoices up for payment
  • prepare and perform payment runs for checks and EFTs
  • post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
  • reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • research and resolve invoice and un-vouchered receipt discrepancies
  • correspond with vendors and internal client's inquiries
  • produce monthly reports and assist in the month end closing process
  • prepare invoices for document retention software and process imaging of documents to maintain updated document records
    • Provide support during the quarter end review and year-end audit
    • Maintain company internal controls by following policies and procedures; complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications, etc.
    • Perform other related duties as required and assigned EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Minimum Required Qualifications
      • 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience
      • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as strong interpersonal skills
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
      • Awareness of technology as a means of communication and efficiency preferred
      • Highly detail oriented and organized in work
      • Ability to work independently, prioritize and meet assigned deadlines
      • Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with a drive to succeed
      • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, and problem solving
        • Excellent time management skills Additional Preferred Qualifications
          • Bachelor's degree, preferably in accounting, finance, mathematics, or business- related field
          • Experience in the food/beverage industry
          • Experience in Manufacturing or production environment
          • Proven organizational skills
          • Ability to direct, coach and train others
          • Consultative, influential, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS This position requires sufficient physical ability to work in a typical office setting; driving a motor vehicle and occasionally working in the field. FREQUENT: sitting, upward and downward flexion of neck; fine finger dexterity and light to moderate finger pressure to include extended periods of keyboard and mouse use, side-to-side turning of neck, walking, standing, bending and stooping, pushing/pulling, twisting at waist, moderate wrist torque to twist equipment knobs and dials. OCCASIONAL: squatting, kneeling, reach above and at shoulder height, moderate grasp to manipulate reference books and manuals; lifting objects weighing 20 - 35 lbs. from below waist to above shoulders and transporting distances up to 50 feet. This job description is not intended to contain a comprehensive list of the responsibilities that are required to successfully perform in this position. Other duties as assigned are part of every job description. The conditions herein 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 to perform the essential job functions.

            Lassonde Pappas & Co., Inc provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

            This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: Lassonde Pappas & Co., Inc., Cherry Hill , Accounts Payable Specialist, Other , Cherry Hill, New Jersey

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