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Aston Carter Accounts Payable Analyst in Overland Park, Kansas


I. JOB SUMMARY Responsible for performing a variety of activities specific to accounts payable function including complex analysis and reporting, leading efforts to implement process improvements, and ensuring adherence to accounts payable policies and audit controls. Build cross functional relationships to support the implementation of process improvements. Serve as the subject matter expert when engaging internal and external auditors regarding Accounts Payable process, procedures, and controls. II. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Perform the month-end Accounts Payable close process and coordinate with corporate accounting to identify and resolve reconciliation issues. Ensure all accounts payable transactions including liabilities and cash disbursements are properly reflected in the general ledger. 2. Research and recommend improvements to schedules, procedures, and systems to enable the timely and accurate accumulation, adjustment, and reporting of financial data. 3. Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual analysis and testing for corporate-wide payables Sarbanes Oxley requirements. Collaborate regularly with internal and external auditors and recommend changes to ensure controls adequately reflect current accounts payable processes. 4. Analyze effectiveness of existing reporting tools and recommend improvements to support accounts payable processes and policy compliance. Lead development and utilization of KPI’s to measure performance of key accounts payable processes. 5. Assist in coordination and monitoring of multiple cross functional projects implementing process enhancements including standardizing processes across operating companies and fully utilizing existing and new technologies. 6. Research and recommend solutions to positively impact accounts payable contributions to corporate liquidity through discounted pay terms, lowest cost payment methods, payables recovery audits, and other potential contributions to the bottom line.


Excel, Pivot Tables, V Lookups, accounts payable, Oracle, Invoicing, finance

Top Skills Details:

Excel,Pivot Tables,V Lookups,accounts payable

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, business administration, finance, or related field. 2. Five (5) years’ progressive experience in a finance or payable related position. 3. Ability to understand systems and technology and how it can deliver efficiencies. Ability to collaborate effectively with IT and other business process owners to effectively utilize cutting edge technology solutions. 4. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 5. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to process, interpret and summarize large amounts of complex data and communicate results to management. 6. Advanced MS Excel skills. 7. Proficient using MS Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Teams and Excel). V. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 1. Demonstrated communication and project management skills working with cross-functional teams. 2. Advanced degree or professional certifications in finance or payable related fields (CMA, CPA, CIA, etc.) 3. Transportation industry knowledge. 4. Experience with Oracle Cloud and Coupa applications. 5. Experience with data analytics tools, including Power BI.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit AstonCarter.com. Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com (%20astoncarteraccommodation@astoncarter.com) for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.