Penguin Random House LLC Associate, Accounts Payable - Support in Westminster, Maryland

Company: Penguin Random House LLC - Bertelsmann Accounting Services North America

Job ID: 25644

The Bertelsmann Accounting Services, operating through Penguin Random House LLC.

is seeking an Associate, Accounts Payable - Support to join their team.

Main Responsibilities:

*Reviews daily new problems and responds accordingly to resolve the issue. •Follows up daily on old problems sent out for resolution to ensure answers are obtained and issues are resolved within set guidelines and maintains problem spreadsheet. •Utilizes all tools and reports available to facilitate problem resolution. •Professionally responds to inquiries from internal and external customers/vendors. •Periodically reviews assigned vendor accounts and reconciles vendor accounts. •Actively identifies on-going issues and recommends solutions to correct or improve our processes. •Makes logical and sound decisions, and keeps management apprised of potential problems/concerns. •Possess overall comprehension of various processing procedures, account code structures, approval requirements, etc. for entry/payment processing via SAP. •Possess comprehensive knowledge of SAP A/P and purchasing modules in relation to processing and/or required research for vendor account payment status/ inquiries. •Perform other tasks and projects as needed. •Manages priorities to meet deadlines within established guidelines. •Demonstrates self-reliance and resourcefulness.

Education:

•High school diploma or equivalent

Professional experience / competencies / traits

*1-2 years A/P or related experience preferred •Ability to identify and resolve problems. •Possess strong computer, math and analytical skills. •Able to set priorities and manage the daily workflow. •Accurate, organized and detail oriented with exceptional follow up skills. •Exceptional oral and written communication skills. •Ability to work effectively in fast-paced environment with heavy work volume and with others in a team environment to meet individual and departmental goals. •Proficiency in PC skills, Microsoft Word, Excel. •Strong Customer Service skills required

Bertelsmann is building a global network of Accounting Shared Service Centers (ASSC) to bundle and standardize the Group's accounting processes. This includes Accounting Shared Service Centers at existing Bertelsmann locations in core European countries, North America and China. Become part of the Shared Service Center organization at our Westminster (MD) location. We look forward to your application for this exciting and varied job at one of the world's largest media corporations. Join us in shaping the world of media, services and education. We offer business challenges and exciting projects in attractive work environments, as well as individual career and development opportunities. Bertelsmann operates in some 50 countries around the world. It includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds.

Bertelsmann Accounting Services values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.