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Accounts Payable Specialist


TX, Houston

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Job Description

A seasoned accounts payable subject matter expert with an in-depth knowledge of various AP ERP systems, especially Solomon,  and the full Purchase-to-Pay cycle. Knowledge of rules and procedures for Canada a plus.  This position will handle a high volume of invoices (2,000 per month on average)
  • To monitor and mentor direct reports through effective coaching, communication and performance assessments.
  • First line support for AP functions related to Airtron operations, US and Canada.
  • To support in fielding vendor related queries through the management of a vendor AP hotline and maintaining professional vendor relationships.
  • Coordination of the month-end process to ensure all invoices relating to the closing month, are posted accurately and on time.
  • Liaison between the various departments & business units.
  • Manage the urgency of the payments effectively on a daily basis.
  • Resolve outstanding issues and maintain good internal and external customer relations.
  • Liaison directly with external and internal auditors to provide timely accurate information and respond to any questions concerns etc.
  • Build and develop strong morale within the team and encourage, recognize and reward behaviors that support the concept of excellence.
  • Establish best business practice processes to contribute to the realization of cost saving processes both.
  • Produce relevant AP-related KPI and metrics to drive process improvements



  • Attention to detail, thoroughness, organization skills, analyzing information , vendor relationships, PC Proficiency, data entry skills, advanced accounting, math skills
  • Exceptional abilities in problem solving, customer care, development of cost saving processes and account reconciliations
  • Must have large AP ERP system experience: should include some or all of the following: SAP, Solomon and/or, Microsoft Dynamics
  • Must have 1099 tax filing experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interacting with accountants, clients, and upper management.
  • Excellent communication skills for communicating with support personnel, management, vendors etc.
  • Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize

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Energy and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE AA
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