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JOB OVERVIEW: The Accounts Payable Coordinator (IR Processing) supports the “B” Invoice Processing team by managing procedural and administrative tasks which ensure timely processing of invoices and compliance with generally accepted standard accounting principles, established procedures, departmental guidelines, and regulatory requirements.


ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

-Demonstrate Darden’s Values by promoting open communication, good working relations, and a helpful teamwork attitude

-Review and manage ongoing maintenance of the Invoice Recap System & iKitchen’s incoming payables data and month-end accrual process

-Overseeing and coordinating day-to-day activities of the Accounts Payable B Processing team, including:

-Training of new employees and contractors

-Monitoring/adjusting workloads

-Assigning approved manual invoices, including transmittals

-Ensure that all quickcheck requests are addressed timely

-Perform month-end duties, including:

-Utilities review and adjustment

-Responding proficiently and timely to inquiries from other departments, including Operations and Finance

-Posting journal entry adjustments and allocations

-Reconcile the AP Trade Liability Balancing

-Complete month-end reconciliations, including the Unrecorded Liabilities analysis

-Ensure that controls are functioning properly in order to maintain an adequate control environment

-Identify and implement process improvements and efficiencies

-Assist the Supervisor and management teams with special projects, audits, and special requests


REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS:

- Three (3) to four (4) years of experience in the administrative and procedural functions of accounting work

- Proficiency in Oracle and Microsoft applications, including Windows, Outlook, Excel, Word, and Office

- Thorough knowledge of Accounts Payable functions


REQUIRED EDUCATION:

- High school diploma or equivalent


OTHER KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

- Excellent attendance record

- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, helpful teamwork attitude

- Excellent written and oral communication skills

- Professional collaboration with management, restaurant support center personnel, restaurant management and third-party contacts

- Demonstrate the ability to responsibly complete multiple and diverse tasks, while meeting strict deadlines in a fast paced, high pressure environment

- Ability to make good decisions while working under pressure in a fast paced, high volume environment


PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or Business highly preferred

Previous experience in restaurant or hospitality a plus


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (IF APPLICABLE):

None