18 days old

Accounts Payable Specialist

Cognizant
College Station, TX 77840
  • Job Code
    00034830761



Accounts Payable Specialist





We are excited to extend this opportunity to join our Accounts Payable (AP) team, where we strive toprovide outstanding customer service to our Clients. This experience provides a unique opportunity togain extensive and hands AP process knowledge across all aspects of invoice management. This Accounts



Payable (AP) specialist role will entail providing exceptional AP support for one of the largest automotiveor retail companies in the US. AP support will include management of assigned Vendor accounts, withfocus on building positive Vendor relationships, and working to ensure timely processing and payment of



invoices. The AP resource will also assist with exception management activity, including researching andresolving complex PO related issues, and hands on support for a variety of problematic invoicing issues.







Must Have Skills:





Excellent verbal and written communication skills



Ability to work under pressure at times



Confidence to support independent and correct decision making



Time management to allow for completion of various activities based on priority/need



Self-motivated and accountability



Some leadership qualities desired



Ability to adapt to changes with positive outlook, and suggest improvements



General Accounts Payable Knowledge



Extensive Excel knowledge



Positive attitude & business philosophy with focus on customer support and teamwork







Desired Skills:





Experience handling Disbursement activity



Exposure to invoice exception management



Knowledge of Procurement/PO processes



Customer Service experience



Experience as liaison between Vendor/Client groups, or similar experience





Job Roles / Responsibilities:





Ensure process guidelines are followed and met as documented



Develop and maintain Vendor relationships for critical vendor accounts



Communicate effectively to all parties ensuring all issues are followed through until fullResolution is met.



Resolve process related queries, determine root cause analysis, and escalate to management asrequired.



Some Disbursement activity across US and Canada



Troubleshooting and researching complex issues to determine most appropriate resolution, andimplement ways to improve future process handling.



Work with global team to drive improvements and minimize risks






Domain Skills















SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Invoice Processing NA Desired
2 Procure to Pay - Procurement NA Desired
3 Procure to Pay-Account Payable NA Desired



* Proficiency Legends








Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.






Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-24
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