Accounts Payable Processing Specialist in Tampa, FL at Welbilt

Date Posted: 7/21/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Calling all accounting whizzes! If you bring a detail-oriented and analytical approach to the table, then look no further – your new career as Accounts Payable Clerk awaits you at Welbilt!

We are Welbilt! We are pioneers and innovators. Our industry knowledge and insights stretch back nearly a century, from the original founding of the Hirsch brothers’ Welbilt Stove Company in 1929. We design, manufacture and supply best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. We attract talent and build careers. We empower you to grow with us. We recognize you and reward you. We win together as one team.

As Accounts Payable (AP) Clerk – you will be responsible for carrying out transactional tasks within the accounts payable process and escalating and resolving issues as they arise. This includes executing payments according to the proper AP workflow, policies and procedures. You will also handle, track, and match purchase orders, invoices, and goods received.

Reporting directly to the Accounts Payable Manager – this position will be located in Tampa, FL*.

Major Accountability:

  • Process payments and taxes
  • Generate AP reports and other AP outputs (i.e. invoice hold / past due list)
  • Respond to AP inquiries
  • Retain records
  • Receive invoices and track / match purchase orders and receipts
  • Escalate business issues to Senior Analysts and Managers
  • Understand the AP function, key policies, and standard operating procedures
  • Build effective relationships with internal parties to develop solutions and resolve issues collectively

Essential Job Functions:

  • Process payments and taxes after obtaining manager’s approval
  • Receive invoices and match to both the purchase order and goods receipt
  • Respond to and resolve AP inquiries
  • Prepare AP reports and generate other AP outputs
  • Post AP activity to the GL
  • Perform month-end tasks and review with Manager
  • Retain records

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree; preferably Accounting/Finance or business-related degree; with a minimum of one years of closely related Accounting/Finance experience is required. Will consider a minimum of five years of closely related experience in lieu of degree.
  • Disbursements OR Processing/Exception Handling experience is required.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Relevant software applications experience is preferred – Oracle, QAD, Coupa, Ariba, Vim,
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Customer service
  • Basic verbal and written communications skills and ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast paced and multi-task environment
  • Must be well organized and able to function within tight deadlines.

*Welbilt, Inc. provides the world’s top chefs, premier chain operators and growing independents with industry-leading equipment and solutions. Our innovative products and solutions are powered by our deep knowledge, operator insights, and culinary expertise. Our portfolio of 12 award-winning product brands includes Cleveland™, Convotherm®, Crem®, Delfield®, Frymaster®, Garland®, Kolpak®, Lincoln™, Manitowoc®, Merco®, Merrychef® and Multiplex®. These product brands are supported by three service brands: KitchenCare®, our aftermarket parts and service brand, FitKitchen®, our fully integrated kitchen systems brand, and KitchenConnect®, our cloud-based digital platform brand. Headquartered in the Tampa Bay region of Florida, supported by over 5,400 employees and operating 21 manufacturing facilities.

Welbilt, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace.  All applicants shall receive equal consideration and treatment in employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, marital status, familial status, medical condition, or any other status protected by law. All recruitment, hiring, placements, transfers and promotions will be on the basis of individual skills, knowledge, abilities, and business need.