Eddie Bauer

  • Sr. Accounts Payable Representative, Merchandise

    Location US-WA-Bellevue
    Job ID
    2019-15030
    Category
    Accounting/Finance/Tax
  • Overview

     

    Coordinate and direct workloads for the Domestic and Foreign Merchandise area and assist with the resolution of complicated issues. Prepare and process Wire Transfer/Draft payments.

    Responsibilities

     

     

    Core Accountabilities:

    • Manage and help prioritize the processing of Domestic and Foreign Merch Invoices.
    • Review over tolerance invoices and new vendor set-ups.
    • Prepare and process wire transfers and draft payments.
    • Reconcile and breakdown debit note packets PNWS.
    • Void merchandise checks when needed.
    • Review and process various merch claims.
    • Communicate with Vendors, Merchandising, and Warehouse to resolve any outstanding payment issues.
    • Work on special projects as assigned.
    • Complete Journal entries as needed at month end.
    • Process US Customs and Duty invoices.
    • Monitor and organize a high volume shared email in-box.
    • Responsible for making sure that invoices are coded to the correct accounts and are paid to the correct vendor.

    Leadership Expectations:

    • Operate with the highest level of conduct, integrity, and confidentiality; setting the example for leaders and associates.
    • Develop and nurture strong cross functional partnerships; driving business results and inspiring a culture of transparency, collaboration, and accountability.
    • Serve as an Eddie Bauer advocate in the industry and marketplace.
    • Ability to balance a strong presence with a high level of approachability, encouraging and eliciting associate feedback and interaction.
    • Process invoices in an accurate and timely manner to avoid financial impact to the company.

     

     

    Qualifications

    Education/Experience Required:

    Associate’s degree; Accounting or Finance emphasis preferred.

    • 3-5 years of accounts payable experience, preferably within a retail company.
    • Strong accounting background with knowledge in Inventory and Cost Accounting.
    • Knowledge of monthly account reconciliations.
    • Strong experience working with Lawson and GT Nexus.
    • Experience working with multiple currencies.
    • Ability to work with limited supervision in a fast pace environment.
    • Ability to work well with others and motivate colleagues.
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills; legibe handwriting is a must.
    • Good organization skills and ability to handle multiple tasks at one time.
    • Key boarding and 10 key by touch skills that support processing a large volume of invoices on a daily basis.
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word and advanced Excel skills; vlookups, functions, and pivot tables.
    • Proficiency in MS Outlook, including group mailbox management.

     

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that are required by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

    • While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; as well as reach with hands and arms.
    • The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
    • Ability to work in open environment with fluctuating temperatures and standard lighting.
    • Ability to work on computer and mobile phone for multiple hours; with frequent interruptions.
    • Required to travel in elevator or stairwells to attend meetings and engage with associates on multiple floors throughout building.

     

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

    This is a full-time position.  As an International Retailer, occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required during periods of high volume.  This role operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment.

     

    Other Considerations:

    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 associate for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the role.

     

     

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