Accounts Payable - Payment Processor

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Charlotte, NC, US

Company: Bakkavor

Job Description:

As part of the Central Finance team, the Accounts Payable, Payment Processor position is primarily responsible for processing and recording EFT/ACH, check, credit card and online payments, as they relate to Accounts Payable. This position is also responsible for understanding the movement of AP invoices though the workflow and provide accurate communications with the AP team members as well as suppliers/vendors.


Key accountabilities:

  • Process ACH/EFT payments to suppliers, as scheduled, including the system generated e-mails to suppliers informing them of the upcoming payment
  • Process scheduled paper checks to supplier not set up for electronic payments
  • Process emergency payments, as needed
  • Process on-line utility payments for five Bakkavor locations
  • Initiate wire payments for suppliers outside the US
  • Record, via manual payments, bank transactions that relate to AP (i.e., wire payments and drafts)
  • Review office leases and process payment requests monthly.  Create monthly journal entry and reconcile deferred rent ledger accounts
  • Attend weekly meeting with AP team, as a touch base and discuss any issues
  • Maintain communication with suppliers regarding payment status of invoices
  • Forward additional communications to Bakkavor employees regarding invoices in review and express supplier concerns
  • Send weekly Open AP invoice status to finance directors, AP team members and central finance team
  • Prepare and post journal entries as needed
  • Routine account reconciliations

What this Role offers:

  • Exciting and fast-paced environment with a finance team interested in developing and advancing talent
  • Excellent benefits package


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years accounting experience with record of success
  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Prior experience with high volume, full cycle Accounts Payable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated to learn while also looking to improve current processes
  • Advanced MS Excel skills helpful (Pivot Tables, VLookup)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with data in an ERP (Syspro preferred)
  • Prior experience with automated Accounts Payable/Invoice Capture, preferred

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte