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Accounting Associate - United States  

Belimed (company)

Posted on : 13 April 2017

Project Description

Belimed is one of the leading global suppliers of innovative cleaning, disinfection and sterilization solutions for Medical and Life Science. We have almost 1,200 employees in 10 countries who have been working tirelessly for over 40 years to provide our customers with absolute confidence in sterile processing solutions. Our U.S. headquarters are located in Charleston, SC which is consistently voted one of the best places to live and visit in the world.

Your tasks
Belimed, a leading provider of sterilization equipment is seeking an experienced Accounting Associate to join our Charleston-based Finance team.

In this role reporting to the Accounting Supervisor you will be responsible for our accounts payable and vendor maintenance process in SAP. You will organize, review and prioritize payment request from vendors, schedule and prepare payment, resolve invoice or payment discrepancies, insuring credit is received for outstanding memos and preparing checks for review and signature.

How you will impact Belimed and our clients
  • Input invoices into SAP from Verify and email/post mail 
  • Review invoices for correct totals/dates
  • Properly code invoices
  • Post invoices to correct vendor account
  • Prepare invoices for payment (payment run – ACH/Wire/Checks)
  • Ensure vendor’s preferred payment method is correct
  • Ability to send remittance information upon request by vendor
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Prepare analysis of AP vendor accounts
  • Post one-line vendor journal entries for payment
  • Complete OOP upload file and process reimbursements
  • Review GR/IR 
  • Complete monthly credit card upload files
  • Monitor AP aging file
  • Work closely with vendors in order to resolve any payment issues or variances
  • Assist in month-end close processing in a timely manner
  • Form strong knowledge of vendors
  • Ability to provide sample selection documentation during audits
  • Ability to understand 3-way matching process in SAP

What you need to succeed
  • 1-2 years AP experience
  • Basic or fundamental understanding of natural debit and credit balances
  • Understanding of importance of overall AP functions
  • Experience using major accounting software product, we use SAP but Oracle, JDE or QuickBooks are relevant too
  • Proficient in data entry
  • Basic Excel/Word proficiency 
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn
  • Customer service focus, for both internal and external customers and vendors
  • Team player, you’ll lend a hand when needed on month end close, projects etc.
  • Efficient communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of confidential nature of finance/accounting
  • Ability to solve problems and bring them to the leadership team’s attention when needed

Belimed, Inc. promotes equal employment opportunities and will not discriminate, nor tolerate discrimination, against any applicant or employee because of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status or genetic information. Additionally, Belimed provides an environment for job applicants and employees that is free from sexual harassment, as well as harassment and intimidation based on an individual's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or genetic information. EOE