Who is Golden State Foods? Chances are, if you have visited a quick-serve restaurant for a cheeseburger, golden French fries or delicious coffee, you have enjoyed some of the products that we deliver. Golden State Foods is one of the largest diversified suppliers to the Quick Service Restaurant industry, operating in 60 countries, servicing 100+ customers and 125,000+ restaurants on five continents. Founded in 1947, the $7.4 billion company is values-based with proven performance in superior quality and customer service in both manufacturing and distribution.We are seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to join our Accounting Team in our corporate office in Oakbrook, IL. Our AP Clerk will be involved in the Accounts payable processing for our distribution centers across the United States. The ideal candidate will have at least a high school diploma, two years of relevant work experience in accounting, prior experience working with mid to larger scale accounting ERP systems/software, excellent communication and problem solving skills. If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, please apply!JOB SUMMARY: Performs routine accounting work (in either accounts payable or accounts receivable) and related clerical duties under direct supervision. Processes and records transactions, monitors accounts, provides routine accounting reports, and makes adjustments as required.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:Processes, verifies and enters data for accounts payable or accounts receivable, including aged-trial reports, shipping and receiving documents, check requests, purchase orders, etc. Ensures accuracy, data integrity, thoroughness, and timeliness. (30%)Monitors accounts and prepares reports for one or more accounting functions or processes. (30%)Processes and verifies accounts payable, performing required research, to ensure accuracy and timeliness. (20%)Communicates with customers regarding account status and follows up on inquiries to maintain strong customer relations. (10%)Establishes and maintains files for one or more accounting functions or processes. (5%)Performs various clerical and reception duties to provide general assistance as required. (5%)Performs other related and assigned duties as necessary.PERFORMANCE CATEGORIESProductivity/quality standards: accuracy, timeliness, thoroughnessProject/assignment managementOrganization and attention to detailTeamwork within the department and across departmentsCustomer satisfaction with internal and external customersMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education/Certification:High school diploma or equivalent and accounting courses resulting in basic knowledge of accounts payable and accounts receivable functions and processes.Experience:Up to 2 years of related work experience.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of (B/basic; J/journey; E/expert):Division Operations (B)Relevant division concepts, procedures, and regulations (J)Project/assignment management techniques and procedures (B)10-Key machine by touch. (B)PC word-processing/spreadsheet software applications (J)Use of basic office equipment and machinery (PCs, copiers, fax machines, modems, etc.) (J)Generally accepted accounting principles. (J)Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable processes. (B)Skill and ability to:Work effectively in a typical business environmentRead and process written information with a high degree of accuracyIdentify problems or irregularities for early resolutionCommunicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customersWork effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer serviceAct in accordance with GSF’s Values and Creed
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