Accounting Associate in Edina MN

Accounting Associate
Job ID: 
Edina MN
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Job Types:
Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Administrative Assistant



This position is responsible for processing Accounts Payable vendor invoices. Working with several remote divisions to ensure that all invoices are properly approved & merchandise received prior to payment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities\:

Assist Shared Services Department in all accounting related areas as needed. Includes but is not limited to the following\:

  • Ensuring that all appropriate approvals are received prior to payment of vendor invoices
  • Processing of AP invoices
  • Experience with 3-way matching in automated environment
  • Attaching appropriate backup electronically
  • Entering recurring invoices and expense reports
  • Follow-through on updating vendor information
  • Reconciling vendor statements
  • Analyzing goods received not invoiced (GRNI) issues
  • Review and analyzing On-Hold Reports
  • A/P Reconciliation
  • Back-up for other areas as needed
  • Wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) when required.
  • All other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities\:



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Two-year Accounting degree and/or equivalent experience.


Two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge and Skills\:

Candidate must possess at least two years experience in AP and data entry; outstanding verbal, written, multi-tasking and presentation skills. Must have a working knowledge of MS Word and MS PowerPoint software, and be proficient with MS Excel software. Knowledge of and working under SOX compliance and have worked in a Shared Services environment preferred.

Working knowledge of automated accounting system is essential. Experience in Oracle Finance R12, Microsoft Dynamics (DAX), and/or AP automation applications is preferred. Experience with TIN##, W2s, and 1099; multi state sales and use tax is a plus!

Other Skills\:

  • Understanding of Accounting principles
  • Attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and organized with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to solve problems and work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with diverse workforce and adaptable to change
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, high volume, multi-tasked environment
  • Professional and courteous communication via email and telephone
  • Speed and Accuracy
  • Team spirit and goal oriented

Travel Requirements\:


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