Accounts Payable Specialist in Richmond, Virginia at USP Technologies

Date Posted: 10/13/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: USP000025

About Us

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.



Description

GENERAL DESCRIPTION


USP Technologies is looking for a confident and career-motivated individual to join our growing company. The Accounts Payable Specialist will report directly to the Controller at our Glen Allen location. The right candidate will be responsible for providing data entry, accounting support and communicate with company vendors in terms of invoice processing and payment. 


In addition, the AP Specialist will be responsible for maintaining communication with internal parties both in the Accounting Department and with other departments.  The right candidate must have excellent follow up skills, ability to work independently and with a team, strong computer skills, and attention to detail and accuracy.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Match vendor invoices to purchase orders and corresponding documentation and approve for payment; Code & verify approval on invoices without purchase orders  

  • Challenge discrepancies and communicate with vendors to ensure a timely resolution. 

  • Process all standard payment processes as well as ad hoc check requests, as needed. 

  • Maintain vendor payment terms and reimbursement of travel and entertainment expenditures in accordance with company policy.

  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices

  • May include intercompany reconciliation, EOM reporting, and balancing.

SUPPLEMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain vendor database 

  • Respond to & rectify vendor payment requests 

  • Cross-train with and support Accounts Receivable function, which may include, among other tasks, generating customer invoices and contacting customers to ensure timely collection of payments.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field preferred 
  • High school degree required with 1-3 years’ experience 
  • Previous experience with ERP systems a plus. Microsoft office proficiency required.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Knowledge of basic accounting concepts
  • Strong computer skills including Excel & Word
  • Continuous improvement mindset to help improve processes.
  • Communication and Interpersonal skills; Teamwork and leadership 
  • Organizational skills; Self-management
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Constantly required to sit and occasionally required to walk, stand, climb (includes stairs), balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell
  • Constantly using hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. 
  • Routinely required to reach with hands and arms, squat, turn/twist, or reach, lift, carry, push, or pull up to 20 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The Physical demands described here 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 with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
WORKING CONDITIONS & ENVIRONMENT
  • Consists of an indoor work office environment with good ventilation, adequate lighting, and low noise levels.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY 

USP Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any characteristics protected by law.


Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.