Accounts Payable Clerk (LAX LAMP Project)
Los Angeles, CA
At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a workplace atmosphere that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 110 yr history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds. We are seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk for an exciting $330 million dollar design build joint venture we have undertaken at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). This project is part of LAX's Landside Access Modernization Program (LAMP) which will lessen traffic around the airport by providing passengers and employees additional transportation options to access airport facilities. We are looking for someone who has strong analytical skills as well as solid accounts payable background. Key functions Check all invoices (from division offices) for accuracy and process for payment, including obtaining approvals and coding to the appropriate cost center and general ledger account. Prepare and code invoices. Enter invoices into the accounting system. Conduct necessary research to obtain invoice, receiver or other documentation in order to process payments in a timely manner. Prepare invoice deduction notices as necessary. Issue/process purchase orders for consumable field materials and equipment rentals. Other duties as assigned. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the critical functions of the job. Proficient with Microsoft Suite (Basic Ms excel and Ms word), background with SAP and/or ERP systems a plus. Must have expertise to communicate effectively with external suppliers, internal branch personnel and all levels of management. Maintain politeness and professionalism with company associates and outside vendors. Expertise to perform a variety of tasks, work autonomously and meet deadlines. Expertise to write routine reports and correspondence. Expertise to manage multiple priorities and juggle between processing, research, projects and other duties as assigned. Competencies Outstanding communication Critical thinking/Issue solving Time management/multitasking Detail oriented Service oriented Analytical thinking Punctual Background Min 2 yrs of accounts payable background required (200 - 600 invoices/month). Accounts payable background within the construction industry is preferred. Education Min of 2 yrs of college or equivalent background. Physical demands Most time spent in an indoor office environment Sitting at a desk for prolonged periods of time Occasional lifting of files and boxes up to 20lbs Pushing/pulling of file cabinets Extended visual use of a computer screen Frequent typing Company Benefits Package In addition to offering a solid benefits package for all employees - including a superior health benefits package - Griffith Company also offers generous performance-based compensation. As part of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Corporation, Griffith Company employees have the opportunity to directly and financially benefit from the Company's success. Other benefits include vacation time, sick days, paid holidays, and a 401K program. (Benefits are subject to eligibility qualifications) Relocation benefits will be provided to applicants outside of the local area on a case-by-case basis. Visit us at: www.griffithcompany.net Griffith Company is an equal opportunity employer and an employee-owned company.
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