Accounts Payable Coordinator

Contact name: William White

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Job ref: 32153
Published: 4 months ago

Kuehne+Nagel - Accounts Payable Coordinator (USA)


Job Title: Accounts Payable Coordinator Department: Finance
KN Code: NYC ZF-PA Country: USA (Jersey City)
Reporting To Direct: Accounts Payable Manager Reporting to Indirect: Accounts Payable Manager



Accounts Payable Coordinator performs various accounting fuctions in support of the Operational Units, to include rent payments and reconciliations, other payment executions, posting entries, verifying and reconciling input to financial reporting system, statement reconciliations, process documentation, Supplier discussion and negotiations and/or assisting in preparation of analytical reports. Responds to inquiries and contacts other departments and/or customers (internal/external) to resolve a variety of problems.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Rent Reconciliations and Rent Payments
  • Statement Reconciliation, preparing and processing payment for assigned Supplier Groups (such as; Airlines, Carriers, Rail, Overheads, Intercompany, etc.) on designated payment schedule.
  • Purchase Order auditing and processing (as applicable)
  • Resolve issues and requests coming via various A/P ticketing queues (as assigned).
  • Corresponds with Supplier/Customers (External/Internal), to resolve any discrepancies in their designated area.
  • Supplier discussions and/or negotiations regarding disputes, settlements, payment terms and methods, etc.
  • Prepares routine entries and posts financial transactions; reconciles entries and internal ledgers to financial reporting system reports.
  • Research processing problems, contacts departments and customers to resolve problems and expedite a resolution.
  • Compile statistical, financial, accounting or auditing reports and tables pertaining to accounts payable
  • Assist with yearly 3rd party auditing
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Comply with federal, state and company policies, procedures and regulations
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • College degree preferred
  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Knowledge of electronic invoicing and payments
  • Knowledge of Rent Reconciliations and Payments
Knowledge/ Skills & Traits
  • Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices.
  • Ability to communicate with internal and external customers in a professional manner
  • Accuracy is vital
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Timelines upkeep
  • Organized, detail-oriented, hands-on, and a team player
  • Ability to work independently and follow through
  • English (Mandatory)
Other Requirements
  • Should have very strong operational knowledge related to MS Office (Excel, Excess, Word, PowerPoint)
Behavioral Competencies

Teamwork - Very Important

Managing Performance - Important

Analysis & Judgment - Important

Commercial Acumen - Important

Customer Orientation (Internal) - Important

Leadership - Less Important

Great Reasons to Join

The company offers compensation packages ranging between to $60,000 - $65,000 USD p.a. with a comprehensive and super competitive benefits package, employee discount, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.