TIAA-CREF Individual & Institutional Services, LLC
Senior Accounts Payable Analyst','1712485','!*!COMPANY OVERVIEW:
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Responsible for generating purchase orders and check requisitions for TIAA and affiliates utilizing the PeopleSoft system as it relates to the role of the Accounts Payable administration. Ensure that all suppliers are paid in a timely and accurate manner. Resolve issues and problems relating to invoices. Communicate with and educate company personnel and suppliers as to TIAA’s Purchasing and Accounts Payable policies and procedures.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
The Senior AP Analyst role coordinates accounts payable activities including processing and payment of invoices and proper filing and storage of records. Coordinates accounts payable activities and processes invoices in a timely manner. Maintains, analyzes, and reconciles accounts payable ledger accounts, financial statements, and reports. Calculates and posts business transactions, processes invoices, verifies financial data for use in maintaining accounts payable records, and provides other clerical support. Assist manager in administration including daily work balancing, prioritizing resource tasks, ensuring SLA’s are met, improving customer partnerships and training staff/associates. Work with the suppliers and departments on solving payment disputes ensuring payments that should not be made are not and those that should are done so as quickly as possible. Ensure a dialogue continues on all problem invoices. Educate TIAA staff on policies, procedures and financial system operation as it relates to Purchasing and Accounts Payable. Have an adequate understanding of other applications within the Peoplesoft Financial system such as purchasing, and general ledger. Educate suppliers on TIAA’s purchasing and payment policies. Maintain adequate written communication relating to problems. This includes both written correspondence to our suppliers and/or departments as well as adequate notations on internal paperwork.
This position will networks with colleagues on a regular basis to resolve issues, gain required information and influence outcomes for the group. Individual will partner with colleagues, management, customers and external contacts as needed.
The candidate will operate under general supervision from a manager and lead staff in their day to day activities and functions.
NATURE OF IMPACT -
This position will interact primarily with internal business areas within F&A and line of business operations . The position will process and analyze AP invoices and associated transactions according to instructions received by business partner and/or will assist with determining the correct payment process. In this role the individual will perform operations for Accounts Payable as the primary duties. Additionaly they will work with business areas to resolve issues and discrepancies identified in their analysis related Accounts Payable activities.
AREA OF IMPACT -
Finance and Actuarial and client services group
Strong analytical skills are needed to research Accounts Payable discrepancies the Operations group may encounter. Additionally, the responsibilities include prompt and complete customer request supporting issue resolutions with customers and training business partners.
Knowledge of Statutory / GAAP accounting principles and understanding of internal and SOX controls to perform moderately complex tasks such as risk/control validations, journal entries, account reconciliations and GL/AP Analysis.
Requires ability to work well with internal/external team members and drive a high performance team culture. Positive interactions with business partners and management are important to improving business relationships in a highly dynamic environment.
5 plus years of accounts payable experience
At least 2 years of leadership/AP process ownership
Microsoft Office skills
Bachelor's degree in Accounting / Finance
Experience working with macros/VBA and SQL
Experience using OBIEE (BI Analytics)
Demonstrated analytical ability and problem-solving capabilities
Familiarity with financial statements
Ability to thrive in a very fast-paced, challenging environment
Continuous improvement mindset
Experience using PeopleSoft Accounts Payable
Experience performing professional administrative functions
Experience drafting and creating policies and procedures
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