Staff Accountant - IT Finance
St. Louis, MO
CORPORATE DIVISION POSITION DESCRIPTION
Position Title: Exempt Non-Exempt Grade
Staff Accountant - IT Finance TBD
Reports to: IT Finance Manger & Asset Manager
Department: Corporate IT - Finance
Location: St. Louis, Missouri Date: July, 2017
The primary function of this position is to support the Managers of Billing and Budgeting Forecasting inside of the Corporate IT Finance organization. This position will oversee the Accounts Payable activity related to various Budget Centers. This includes processing invoices for payment, obtaining approvals, and following up with vendors on miscellaneous issues (aged payable, rate discrepancies, and disputes). This position will also serve in assisting with monthly expense reporting, monthly headcount reporting, Annual Operating Plans and analysis surrounding the development of the next fiscal year budget. Preparing monthly journal entries related to monthly billings and serving as a " back up" for the distribution of Customer Statements will also be required. There will be substantial interaction with various other departments inside Emerson' s organization. This includes Corporate Accounting, Treasury, Vendor Management, and PMO. This position' s responsibilities will be expanded during various times of the year in assisting with our efforts to maintain (input, reconcile, etc.) other systems as they are developed. The ability to think independently, communicate effectively, and get to strive for results is critical for success.
PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
: Oversee Accounts Payable activity for Software Engineering, Oracle, and various other Corporate IT Departments. Resolve appropriate vendor questions surrounding payment issues, and assist Corporate IT to pay all appropriate invoices in a timely manner.
: Assist in Monthly Rollup and Reporting activities
: Participate in dispute resolution when necessary to ensure that invoices are processed in a timely manner and in a way consistent with Corporate IT accounting and finance procedures
: Assist Finance Manager in the monthly submission of " Recovery" journal entries to Corporate Accounting.
: Serve as a back up to " Customer Statement" creation and distribution
: Prepare Semi-Annual Invoices for all Asia Pac divisions.
: Assist in Annual Operating Plan and Annual Budget Submission.
: Help identify, develop, and implement additional accounting tools, business processes and procedures
: Other duties as assigned
EDUCATION / LANGUAGE
: Bachelor' s Degree in Accounting or business related required
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS
* 1-3 years of work experience in the accounting field.
* Accounts Payable and Journal Entry experience preferred.
* Intermediate Excel skill required
* Ability to communicate effectively
* Ability to excel in a team environment.
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