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SCI Shared Resources, LLC Accounting Clerk III - Vendor Master Team in Jefferson, Louisiana

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We are searching for an Accounting Clerk III to join the Accounts Payable Vendor Master Team-- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting with large amount of data. In this position, you will be responsible for accurate and timely administration of vendor master set up and maintenance activities including but not limited to ERP, vendor tool, and shared inboxes. This position is also responsible for preventative controls as part of a customary Accounts Payable review of vendor master data and compliance with regulatory guidelines. Continued optimization and analysis of various data is of key importance to ensure protection of information, timely vendor payments, and effective use of technology enablers such as electronic funds transfers (EFT).

The position requires the individual to be detail oriented while performing repetitive tasks with a high degree of accuracy, strong time management, and effective communication skills.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Processes Vendor requests to ensure proper routing approval and receipt of complete vendor package.

  • Responsible for due diligence of all Vendor requests, including bank change verification.

  • Stringent adherence to best practices to ensure the integrity of all data change requests.

  • Must be a skilled communicator in order to work with Purchasing and remote teams via chat, phone, or email correspondence.

  • Provide support and training to new and existing users who experience issues with vendor requests

  • Categorizes vendors for appropriate IRS documentation, reporting, and taxable withholding

  • Prepare vendor mass update request as needed

  • Assist supervisor with performing root-cause analysis on master data integration problems. Recommend and execute corrective action

  • Assists in collecting and compiling data for inclusion in presentations and status reports

  • Assists in monitoring vendor set ups by gathering reports and records; identifies errors and discrepancies.

  • Inputs data, records and verifies details of transactions in automated systems.

  • Compiles and / or coordinates collection of data for inclusion in a variety of regular reports following prescribed format.

  • Inputs, monitors and corrects data in automated systems, generates reports.

  • Prepares schedules and analyses as requested by internal, external and SOX auditors.

  • Monitors and documents departmental policies and procedures to ensure 100% compliance with SOX requirements.

  • Works with other department as needed.

Qualifications (Skills: Requirements)

  • Strong self-initiative, communication, interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills

  • ERP Vendor Master and Payments experience desired; Oracle Fusion experience is a plus

  • Knowledge of operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and hardware

  • Strong Excel skills required

  • Comfortable with a large volume of data

  • Must be self-sufficient and have the ability to think strategically, look forward and plan tactically and logically

  • Skill in exercising initiative, judgement, discretion and decision-making to achieve organization objectives

Education [Preferred Qualifications]

  • Minimum Associate’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Previous experience with data validation and analysis preferred

  • Previous experience with Purchasing, Audit, or Procurement a plus

  • Previous experience with vendor set up tool a plus

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Postal Code: 70121

Category (Portal Searching): Finance and Accounting

Job Location: US-LA - Jefferson

Req ID: Req.93510

Position Type: Full time

Who we are. What we do.

We are North America’s largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We are more than 20,000 dedicated individuals, who proudly serve our community, provide caring assistance to families in need, and honor veterans and public servants.

We operate under the umbrella of the Dignity Memorial network of 1,800 funeral homes and cemeteries. Dignity Memorial providers care for more than 300,000 families each year and understand the importance of thoughtful, personalized arrangements. For us, there is no greater responsibility than honoring and preserving the story of one’s life.

"SCI” refers to Service Corporation International and its affiliates.

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V