Logistics Accounts Payable Clerk

US-MO-Springfield
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1836
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations

Overview

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Prime, Inc.

Prime's enviable reputation within the transportation industry is a culmination of more than forty-five years of dedication to a unique corporate culture which seeks the most qualified professionals and routinely rewards them accordingly. Every Prime associate, driving and non-driving alike, is selected for their outstanding ability to perform well beyond typical expectations.

 

Positive, enterprising and highly-motivated individuals who possess the talent, creativity and drive to excel, routinely succeed once they join the Prime Team. The stated goal of Prime is simply to strive to be the best, not necessarily the biggest. The Prime Team cooperates to exceed customer requirements by providing exceptional customer service.

 

Prime has been built on the simple, yet significant philosophy that providing the best staff with the best equipment, the best support system and the best training ultimately leads to the best customer service. Prime's continued success is a direct result of a corporate culture that instills and inspires each associate to remain committed to reaching the pinnacle of their inherent potential.

Responsibilities

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for supporting all functions
of the AP process as well as general administrative duties by performing the following responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible for opening, sorting, and distribution of incoming mail as appropriate
  • Identify and classify expenses and ensure proper authorizations and charges from vendors prior to payment 
  • Match vendor invoices against shipment orders, reconcile and resolve discrepancies with operations
  • Communicate with carriers to address errors and get regular updates on receivables balances
  • Monitor Open Accessorials
  • Set Up Accessorials for billing once approved 
  • Processing of invoices, manual request for payment, repetitive and EFT payments.
  • Correspond with vendor relating to invoice/payment related issues.
  • Match invoices to receiving documents
  • Post invoices into the computer system
  • File paid and unpaid invoices and statements
  • Works with customers in obtaining POD’s
  • Work interactively within a Team to maximize overall performance
  • Reflect a positive attitude in all relationships with customers, vendors and drayage agents.
  • Develop and maintain internal and external relationships through appropriate networking and strong communications.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Knowledge

Basic knowledge of the trucking/transportation industry preferred.

 

Abilities

Strong organizational, computer, and customer service skills required. Accurate typing up to 45 WPM.  Multitasking and a flexible schedule required.  Some weekend work will be necessary for this position.

 

Experience, Education, and Training

A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University in a Business or related field is preferred; or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Physical Requirements

This position requires being able to sit and remain focused and motivated for long periods of time. Being able to multitask between the computer, phone, and different projects is required.

 

Working Environment

Primarily indoors with heating and cooling regulated in a general office environment. Call volume can be heavy at times.

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