Accounts Payable Associate

ID: REF1947R
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Lancaster, PA
Post Date: 1/1/1970

Job Description

Accounts Payable Specialist will have primary responsibility for prompt payment of invoices featuring discounts advantageous to the organization. Processes and verifies invoices, coding of expenses, preparation of vouchers, and issuance of checks for payment. Prepares and maintains accounts payable register and other related accounting reports. Responsible for ensuring accurate and timely processing of payments, invoices and expense reports. Serves as a primary point of contact between Accounting and other departments within the organization.

Process vendor invoices

Scan and attach vendor invoices to documents

Review blocked and problem invoices and resolve issues

Process payments (checks, ACH batches, etc.)

Post wire/EFT payments (clear vendor account)

Resolve issues with returned checks / refunds / collections

Process employee reimbursements & purchases

SAP Troubleshooting / Enhancements

Vendor master data maintenance and creation

Procurement credit card program administration

Filing and shredding

Others duties as assigned

Core Proficiencies and Skills

Accounts Payable Specialist are required to interact with other managers, employees, vendors, and customers. Therefore, the following skills and proficiencies are also essential requirements of the position:


Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance.

Computer usage and typing skills are essential.

Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.

Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.

Ability it work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

Communicates effectively: conveys facts and information clearly both verbally and orally.

Collaborates well with others: proactively contributes to group objectives; volunteers to help others.


A High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Business or college accounting coursework or an associate’s degree in accounting a plus

A minimum of 2 to 5 years in accounts payable or related experience, preferably in a professional office setting,

1-2 years SAP experience preferred.

Proficient in data entry.

Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

Ability to multi-task and prioritize responsibilities and work independently as well as in a group.

Attention to detail.

Additional Information





The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Graham Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.




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