MediaNews Group, Inc.

  • Accounts Payable Clerk

    Job Locations US-OH-Willoughby
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/9/2020 4:22 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2020-2403
    Time Type
    Full-Time
    Employment Type
    Regular
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    Overview

    ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION

    This position is responsible for reviewing invoices/check requests that have been loaded into our digital workflow – Inspyrus. There will also be some manual entry directly in to our ERP – JDEdwards.

    Responsibilities

    PRINCIPAL POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    1. For assigned Properties (Newspapers), review and process previously scanned vendor invoice and internal check requests.
    1. Verify invoices for quantity, unit pricing, extensions, applicable discounts, and correct Sales and Use Taxes (Denver Post only for taxes). 
    1. For non-Purchase Order invoices (including internal check requests), check for valid GL coding for distribution to the general ledger.
    1. Enter invoices into the JDEdwards Accounts Payable system
    1. Process invoices via Inspyrus to completion
    1. Process the voucher side of all carrier and refund uploads
    1. Knowledge of 1099’s (basic regulations; ability to analyze an invoice for 1099 purposes; understand reporting requirements).
    1. Adhere to all policies, process and procedures for Accounts Payable.
    1. Other projects as assigned by management.

    POSITION DIMENSIONS

    Number of Associates Supervised: 0

    Financial responsibilities: None

    DECISION-MAKING RESPONSIBILITIES

    Minimal independent decision-making; will work under direct supervision.  Must be able to demonstrate initiative in resolving problems and issues.

    Qualifications

    POSITION SKILL REQUIREMENTS

    • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions (including process, policy and procedures manuals), correspondence and financial documents
    • Proficient in legibly writing and organizing correspondence (generally in e-mail)
    • Ability to clearly communicate information and instructions verbally with other employees and vendors.
    • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding and execution of instructions in written or oral form
    • Initiative
    • Good interpersonal skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Collaboration skills
    • Customer focused.

    ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

    The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following:

    ·         0% Travel

    ·         This job is for a normal office work environment with continuous use of a computer/keyboard. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and read written and PC monitor information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.

    ·         Occasional moderate job stress due to deadlines, downtime and number of escalated issues from off-site locations.

    ·         Must be able to attend work on-site during normal business hours to process secure financial transactions.  

    The position may be remote and employees are responsible for their own internet.

    ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS

    Reports to the Accounts Payable Supervisor.  Works with the Property (Newspaper) Field Accounts Payable contacts.  Works with the Shared Services Center Procurement team.  Works with the technical support team for: JDE, Inspyrus, PCs, Networks.  Works closely with the Mail/Scanning Clerks.

    EDUCATION

    • The minimum education required to be considered for this position is a High School diploma or GED and/or the combination of education and experience that would enable the candidate to perform successfully in all aspects of the position.

    ·         The preferred education to be considered for this position is a College degree in Finance, Business, Accounting or similar major or course work in same areas.

     

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