Accounts Payable Assistant - Seedway - Hall, NY in
Hall, New York
- Seedway* is headquartered in Hall, New York with branches in Pennsylvania, Florida, Vermont, Maine, and New York. Seedway has about 220 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 15,000 customers. The cooperative does business in farm, vegetable, and turf seed. Seedway is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada. * PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT* Performs clerical and accounting duties, according to accepted accounting standards. * ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS* Issues prompt and correct payments. Ensures the timely processing of invoices and credits to maximize available discounts and minimize additional service charges. Verifies and corrects vendor data, payments, invoices, credits and discount terms, including verifying invoices to reflect the appropriate sales tax amount prior to entering data into the computer. Communicates in a professional manner with staff and vendors regarding missing documentation, approvals, pricing or any other discrepancies. Communicates with Department/Location Managers regarding invoices coming due to obtain approval of product and expense invoices. Completes supplier reconciliations on a monthly basis and resolves vendor issues. Enters new vendors into the system and updates information in the master files as needed. Maintains efficient and up-to-date manual and automated filing system and completes general office procedures. * OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS* Cross train and serve as a backup for various other accounts payable duties. Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply. Performs all other duties as assigned. * REQUIREMENTS* Normally requires an Associate’s Degree in accounting, or the equivalent thereof, and prior related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of basic accounting functions and technical proficiency with software. Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record. Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position. We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.