GROWMARK, Inc. Accounts Payable Assistant - AgVantage FS - Waverly, IA in Waverly, Iowa
AgVantage FS* is headquartered in Waverly, Iowa with branches in Northern and Eastern Iowa. AgVantage FS has about 400 employees (including seasonal workers) and approximately 23,000 customers. The cooperative does business in agronomy, energy, grain, precision agronomy, agri-finance, and crop insurance. AgVantage FS is part of the GROWMARK System, an agricultural cooperative serving more than 100,000 customers across North America and Ontario, Canada.
PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT*
Performs clerical and accounting duties, according to accepted accounting standards.
- ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS*
Issues prompt and correct payments electronically.
Ensures the timely processing of invoices and credits to maximize available discounts and minimize additional service charges.
Verifies and corrects vendor data, payments, invoices, credits and discount terms, including verifying invoices to reflect the appropriate sales tax amount prior to entering data into the computer
Communicates in a professional manner with staff and vendors regarding missing documentation, approvals, pricing or any other discrepancies.
Ensures invoices coming due are communicated with the Department Managers/Location Managers for approval of product and expense invoices.
Maintains efficient and up-to-date manual and automated filing system and completes general office procedures.
Completes supplier reconciliations on a monthly basis and resolves vendor issues.
Enters new vendors into the system and updates information in the master files as needed.
- OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS*
May be required to cross-train and fill in for other office positions such as administrative assistants, accounts receivable, credit assistant or other administrative role.
May be required to pick up/drop off local products or materials by request.
Follows GROWMARK’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
Normally requires Associate’s Degree in Accounting, or the equivalent thereof, and/or prior work experience to demonstrate knowledge of basic accounting functions and technical proficiency with computer software.
Demonstrated essential abilities business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.
Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on GROWMARK’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.
We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.