Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist (Mostly Remote Option)

Red Wing Shoe Company

Red Wing Minnesota

United States

Accounting
(No Timezone Provided)

*GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:*

NOTE: This position may have opportunity to work partially remote.

Timely invoice entry and processing of invoice payments to maintain favorable credit rating, take advantage of discounts and build supplier relationships. Responsible for accuracy of payments to vendors and the related financial information posted to the general ledger. Coordinate with others in the procurement process and finance to insure accuracy of information, compliance with internal policies, generally accepted accounting principles and continued process improvement.

*ESSENTIAL DUTES and RESPONSIBILITIES:*

* Review, assess, code and process large volume of invoices for multiple companies ensuring authorized approvals according to the purchasing policy.

* Resolve corporate purchase order issues related to procurement match errors to insure accuracy of vendor payments and accurate receiving into inventory.

* Reconcile prepaid inventory with final receiving into finished good inventory to assure accuracy of inventory and purchasing transactions.

* Identify and resolve errors and exceptions in daily processes; provide guidance and direction to AP staff around handling of exceptions, work with other departments as necessary to address root causes.

* Assist with management of vendor relationships, work with vendors to establish discounts and beneficial payment terms

* Validate and adhere to vendor policy including ensuring compliance to payment terms are as well as assisting with audit confirmations.

* Creates and validate daily/monthly reports including cash forecasting

* Reconcile vendor statements to our ERP /payment solution.

* Process check Stop Payments and Void requests daily; ensure that returned voided checks are recorded and processed timely.

* Process payments based on weekly/biweekly payment schedules via check, wire and ACH.

* Maintain historical reference details by filing invoices according to record retention requirements.

* Support other accounts payables tasks as needed, including supporting special projects, implementations and simplifying/streamlining processes.

OTHER DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Obtain necessary information by maintaining knowledge of RWSC's electronic communication software

* Maintain quality service by establishing, following and enforcing organization quality system standards.

* Uphold Red Wing Shoe Company's core values

* Complete other duties as assigned

* Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, classed and programs

* Conduct one's self according to RWSC policies/handbook

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Associate degree in Accounting or related field and five years' experience in Accounts Payable and/or Supply Chain. Accounts Payable experience is preferred.

*ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:*

* Accounts Payable and Supply Chain experience

* Analytical and problem solving skills

* Experienced Excel user

* Ability to prioritize and multitask

* Understanding of general ledger/accounting functions

Red Wing Shoe Company will not be using recruitment agencies or firms to fill this position and we will not accept unsolicited resumes or candidate information. No agency calls please.

Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. is a drug-free workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP at

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist (Mostly Remote Option)

Red Wing Shoe Company

Red Wing Minnesota

United States

Accounting

(No Timezone Provided)

*GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB:*

NOTE: This position may have opportunity to work partially remote.

Timely invoice entry and processing of invoice payments to maintain favorable credit rating, take advantage of discounts and build supplier relationships. Responsible for accuracy of payments to vendors and the related financial information posted to the general ledger. Coordinate with others in the procurement process and finance to insure accuracy of information, compliance with internal policies, generally accepted accounting principles and continued process improvement.

*ESSENTIAL DUTES and RESPONSIBILITIES:*

* Review, assess, code and process large volume of invoices for multiple companies ensuring authorized approvals according to the purchasing policy.

* Resolve corporate purchase order issues related to procurement match errors to insure accuracy of vendor payments and accurate receiving into inventory.

* Reconcile prepaid inventory with final receiving into finished good inventory to assure accuracy of inventory and purchasing transactions.

* Identify and resolve errors and exceptions in daily processes; provide guidance and direction to AP staff around handling of exceptions, work with other departments as necessary to address root causes.

* Assist with management of vendor relationships, work with vendors to establish discounts and beneficial payment terms

* Validate and adhere to vendor policy including ensuring compliance to payment terms are as well as assisting with audit confirmations.

* Creates and validate daily/monthly reports including cash forecasting

* Reconcile vendor statements to our ERP /payment solution.

* Process check Stop Payments and Void requests daily; ensure that returned voided checks are recorded and processed timely.

* Process payments based on weekly/biweekly payment schedules via check, wire and ACH.

* Maintain historical reference details by filing invoices according to record retention requirements.

* Support other accounts payables tasks as needed, including supporting special projects, implementations and simplifying/streamlining processes.

OTHER DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Obtain necessary information by maintaining knowledge of RWSC's electronic communication software

* Maintain quality service by establishing, following and enforcing organization quality system standards.

* Uphold Red Wing Shoe Company's core values

* Complete other duties as assigned

* Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, classed and programs

* Conduct one's self according to RWSC policies/handbook

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE

Associate degree in Accounting or related field and five years' experience in Accounts Payable and/or Supply Chain. Accounts Payable experience is preferred.

*ADDITIONAL DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:*

* Accounts Payable and Supply Chain experience

* Analytical and problem solving skills

* Experienced Excel user

* Ability to prioritize and multitask

* Understanding of general ledger/accounting functions

Red Wing Shoe Company will not be using recruitment agencies or firms to fill this position and we will not accept unsolicited resumes or candidate information. No agency calls please.

Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. is a drug-free workplace.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP at

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)