Accounts Payable Specialist

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

Jones Lang Lasalle Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA
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Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Position Title
Accounts Payable Specialist

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Job Description
The Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist will be responsible for AP activities in a high volume, multi-system, energized environment. The AP Specialist s main responsibility will be to enter/process invoices & purchase orders (PO) in order to ensure payment obligations are met in a timely and consistent manner. The AP Specialist must be able to interact effectively with the client Facility Managers, Project Managers, Accounting/Finance team, and vendors/suppliers on a daily basis.

Summary of Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

* Process various types of accounts payable transactions including data entry of vendor invoices, purchase orders, expense reports, and filling the supporting document etc.

* Process daily invoices and POs for multiple sites in a high volume environment

* Assist site team, client and vendors/suppliers with AP issues or questions as they arise; Correspond to customers in both verbal and written form

* Understand and comply with all JLL AP policies and procedures; Monitor and enforce compliance by all JLL employees involved in the AP process; Ensure that each transaction processed has appropriate approval prior to processing

* Gather group s processing metrics on a daily basis

* Performs additional job duties/special projects as requested

* Must be able to successfully multi-task, work under pressure, make independent justifiable business decisions and effectively prioritize and manage time and workload to meet client needs

* Regular/predictable in-office attendance and timeliness in order to support the needs of the team and the client

* Maintain exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills

* Sit in an office chair for extended periods while using a computer, keyboard and mouse and looking at a computer monitor for a normal 8 hour work day

* Regularly walk, stoop, bend and twist; Regularly lift up to 5 pounds; Occasionally lift up to 10 pounds


* The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 2+ years of accounts payable experience in a corporate environment; commercial real estate experience preferred

* High School diploma or equivalent required; college degree with accounting coursework preferred

* Demonstrated experience interacting with vendors and communicating invoice requirements

* Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel (experience with Access a plus)

* Experience with JD Edwards World or JD Edwards Enterprise One platforms a plus

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills

* Excellent internal and external customer service skills and exhibit a team player attitude

* Ability to work independently and within a team to build relationships and interact effectively with business partners

* A desire to work within a diverse, collaborative, and driven professional environment

Supervisory Responsibilities:
- None
Working Environment:
- Typical large office working environment.

Full/Part Time


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