Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist Position | LVCC | Allentown, PA - Lehigh Valley Children's Centers, Inc.

Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist-Full Time Position

A $1,000 monetary incentive will be paid to newly employed staff members who start work after July 1, 2021. The $1,000 payout will be paid upon successful completion of probationary period.
Reports to: Accounting Manager/Senior Accountant
  • Process Invoices and check request by matching with purchase orders and receiving documents.

  • Audit and review all invoices for accuracy and get proper approvals before processing.

  • Correctly code invoices with vendor numbers and appropriate general ledger account numbers. Determine payment dates taking advantage of available discounts.

  • Input invoices ACH payments, and check requests into Mas90 and process payments and checks.

  • Ensure LVCC purchasing policies are followed and prepare purchase orders from approved requisitions received as needed in a timely manner.

  • Place orders in a timely manner following LVCC purchasing policies.

  • Maintain regular contact with departments and centers concerning orders, receiving documents, and various vendor or billing discrepancies as they arise.

  • Handle the company credit card accounts and matching statements with receipts from management before processing for payment. 

  • Establish and maintain effective business relations with vendors.

  • Research and resolve vendor problems and billing discrepancies 

  • Keep supervisor informed of area activities and of any significant problems or transactions that do not comply with LVCC purchasing policies.

  • Assist with grant documentation and yearly audits as needed.

  • Update vendor and staff information as needed.

  • Assist with reconciliation of Aging Accounts Payable trial balance with general ledger accounts.

  • Complete additional duties as assigned.

  • Associate degree in Accounting or Business preferred with several years.

  • 5+ years of experience in automated accounts payable applications

  • Purchasing and quote experience 

  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office and experience with Mas90 a big plus.

  • Very detailed oriented and well organized

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and time management and meeting deadlines

  • Working experience in a multi-location company preferred

  • Accuracy and speed in data entry required.

  • Ability to pay attention to detail and work independently with minimal supervision

  • Team oriented environment

  • Excellent customer service skills required

  • Understanding of basic bookkeeping concepts and procedures 

  • Vacation

  • Sick days

  • Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Company paid long-term disability

  • Paid professional development days

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Discounted childcare during working hours

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Retirement plan

Lehigh Valley Children's Centers is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.

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