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A/P & A/R ClerkShift TypeFirst Shift in Morton Grove, IL at Bunzl Distribution

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Bunzl Distribution

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Bunzl Distribution USA, Inc. supplies a range of products including outsourced food packaging, disposable supplies, and cleaning and safety products to food processors, supermarkets, non-food retailers, convenience stores and other users. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, Bunzl Distribution is the largest division of Bunzl plc, an international distribution and outsourcing group headquartered in London.
Bunzl Distribution owns and operates more than 100 warehouses that serve all 50 states and Puerto Rico, as well as Canada, the Caribbean and parts of Mexico. With more than 4,000 employees and 400,000-plus supply items, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America. Worldwide sales are in excess of $8.5 billion.
  • Respond to requests for assistance, via phone or electronically
  • Diagnose and resolve payment issues using available information and resources
  • Advise customers on appropriate action by following standard help desk procedures
  • Maintain log of all help desk interactions to include issues and resolutions
  • Identify and escalate situations requiring urgent attention to the Help Desk Supervisor
  • Prepare spreadsheets detailing activity on an account
  • Stay current with system information, changes and updates
  • Post all customer payment batches from the bank lock box with 100% accuracy
  • Assist in implementing and converting customer accounts to the auto cash posting program
  • Work directly with supervisor to ensure all deficient areas of the system are addressed in a timely manner
  • Report all issues to supervisor for support
  • Ensure the cash batches are posting correctly
  • Engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, executives, and managers
  • Work directly with the supervisor to formulate ideas on ways to improve processing for the AR team

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred
  • A minimum of one year of accounts payable or related accounting experience preferred
  • A minimum of one year experience in a help desk environment a plus
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in accounts receivable with primary background in cash posting and dispute resolution
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and AP processes a plus
  • Must have an excellent eye for detail; must have the ability to spot issues quickly and be able to resolve in a timely manner
  • Excellent communication and time management skills; must be able to multitask
  • Able to problem solve and handle a variety of issues
  • Must be self motivated and able to follow direction and able to work independently or as a team
  • Proficient with MS Office software and knowledge of an A/P imaging system preferred
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and 10 keypunch
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task projects, establish priorities, work independently and organize effectively
  • Must be detail orientated and be able to work under pressure
  • The ability to speak, read, and write both English and Spanish fluently will be required
Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.
Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity.  It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)