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Accounts Payable Specialist

Schmitt Music | Brooklyn Center, MN

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The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the payments of goods and services purchased by the organization and maintains records for vendors.

Major Job Functions:

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment. Process three way PO matching of invoices
  • Process payment runs
  • Respond to vendor inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Assist in month end closing
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Gathering documentation for audits
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Above average speed when using computer programs and entering data
  • Accurate and efficient work habits.
  • High school diploma required
  • Prior Accounts Payable experience preferred
  • An aptitude for mastering computer systems
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Well organized and a self-starter
  • Inquisitive nature that needs to know the “how” and the “why” things work.
  • Desire to be a member of a supportive team and company.
  • Strong problem solving skills and basic accounting principles knowledge
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

Work Environment:

This position operates in an office setting and operates normal office equipment including computers, copiers, fax machines, telephones and filing systems.

Physical Demands:

There are only minor physical demands such as filing.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work:

This position is a full-time day position. Typical work days are Monday through Friday with occasional weekend projects. Daily hours are flexible. Full-time status is a minimum of 37 hours per week.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Our company hiring procedures are outlined below:

Step One: Complete the application form and submit with your resume and one letter of recommendation

Step Two: By completing and sending your application materials, you are granting us permission to send you a link to an online survey which must be completed before the interview process begins.

Step Three: When your application materials are received and reviewed, you will be contacted for a telephone interview.

Step Four: A personal interview will be conducted

Please fill out the application (choose online or PDF form below), and you will hear from us soon!

To apply, you will need to fill out the Schmitt Music Employee Application, and submit your résumé, and at least one letter of recommendation.
Please use our ONLINE APPLICATION FORM or download and print the PDF application, and mail your completed form, résumé and letter of recommendation to:

Schmitt Music
2400 Freeway Blvd.
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430