Accounts Payable Specialist I

Date: Jul 21, 2024

Location: Midlothian, Texas, US, 76065

Company: Gerdau

ABOUT GERDAU:

Gerdau is embarking on a multi-year cultural & digital transformation. At Gerdau, we value teamwork, safety, and sustainability. We are committed to continuous improvement and believe we can create a better future for our employees and our Global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. We offer Global opportunities, competitive benefits, flexible work schedules, opportunities for career development and more. Help us build the future at the Gerdau We Are Creating.

 

DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for high volume transaction processing and responding to vendor and internal inquiries with a customer service focus. Processing includes the entry of Accounts Payable transactions including 3-way match, the intake and sorting of incoming correspondence from vendors (mail, e-mail, fax), as well as identifying exceptions to the standard processes according to the Procure to Pay policies.  Reports to Mill Accountant with overall process guidance available from Procure to Pay resources.

 

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Receive, review and prepare multi-currency invoices according to standard procedures for entry into AP module for payment.
  • Accurate and timely Accounts Payable entries into an integrated ERP system to realize all eligible cash discounts where appropriate and meet A/P’s processing Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) and Key Performance indicators (KPI’s)
  • Ensure proper tax codes are applied to vendor invoices per policy.
  • Properly identify, log and forward exceptions for error resolution utilizing the systems in place
  • Communicate with vendors and internal personnel in a timely and professional manner to resolve issues.
  • Assure compliance with all company and legal/regulatory requirements (SOX, internal/external audit, and IRS)
  • Run and maintain standard reports associated with accounts payable activities.
  • Review and communicate about root causes of exceptions to buyers where possible.
  • Other projects as assigned by management.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 year of accounts payable or related field experience accompanied with a high school diploma, or no relevant experience with a business-related degree.
  • Software Experience:
    • MS Office products, especially Excel.
    • Ariba / SAP preferred.
  • Problem solving capabilities.
  • High volume processing experience.
  • Strong organizational skills; attention to detail; dependable and flexible.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment, as well with customers and external parties.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment.

 


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth