Accounts Payable Analyst

HomeStreet, Inc Shoreline, WA
EO/AA Employer including Vets and Disabled

Qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered in accordance with legal requirements.

Job Description Summary

Support the Accounts Payable functions, including among others, developing and managing accounts payable dashboards and reports and system testing. In addition, participate in cross training, sharing job responsibilities, and serving as position backup for accounts payable specialists, Senior Accounts Payable Accountant, and Accounts Payable Lead.

Job Details

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

* Establish data quality rules and standards to manage accounts payable data as a strategic asset for the bank.

* Develop and maintain processes for monitoring accounts payable data flows with dashboards and reports.

* Support the Accounts Payable Lead in managing the integrity of the Concur Invoice System and its interfaces with other systems. Support troubleshooting system issues as they arise and work with Concur support as needed.

* Responsible for coordinating accounts payable testing activities.

* Research vendor history in regards to past due amounts and customer questions.

* Work with the AP Lead to maintain accounting and desktop procedures for Accounts Payable Group to ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and regulatory requirements. Support others within the Accounts Payables Department with their desktop procedures.

* In conjunction with accounts payable staff, re-engineer existing accounts payable processes to improve efficiencies and enhance controls.

* Provide support in enterprise-wide initiatives and assist in other special projects, including system upgrades for Accounting Department, merger and acquisition related activities, and new products.

* Contribute to the efficiency of the Accounts Payable Group by participating in cross training, sharing job responsibilities, and serving as position backup for accounts payable specialists, Accounts Payable Senior Accountant, and Accounts Payable Lead.

* Participate in bank's business resumption planning, prepare test scripts and provide support in disaster recovery testing.

* Perform ad hoc projects as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

* Minimum of 5 years of related work experience, including accounts payable, general ledger and spreadsheets.

* Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of Accounts Payable Group.

* Strong written and oral communication and ability to relate and communicate effectively across all levels of staff inside and outside the department.

* Hands-on, energetic, organized, team player with proven ability to adapt quickly in a changing environment and facilitate change, multitask effectively and work independently.

* Ability to prioritize projects, quickly determine the requirements to accomplish them, and analyze the processes to figure out how to simplify, automate, and improve them for increased efficiency.

* High attention to detail.

* Visio, SharePoint, and PowerPoint experience is a plus.

* CPA, CIA, or equivalent preferred.

* Bachelors' degree in Accounting preferred.

* Proficient with General Ledger and MS Office, advanced Excel skills preferred, and willingness to learn other software as needed.

* Experience with Epicor and Concur systems preferred.

This Position Description may not be limited to the Functions and Requirements as outlined, now or in the future. For example, changes in corporate needs, position demands, or individual performance may result in changes to the Functions or Requirements of this position.

Area

Finance and Treasury (Corporate)

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