Lithia Motors, Inc.

  • Accounts Payable Administrator - FUTURE OPPORTUNITY

    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/16/2018 4:57 PM)
    ID
    2018-41092
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    US-OR-Medford
    Store Name
    Support Services
    Category
    Support Services - Corporate Office
  • Overview

    Lithia Motors, Inc. 

     

    Processing payments to our vendors in a timely and accurate manner is important to us - can you help?

     

    Lithia Auto Stores embodies a unique blend of talent, leadership, and professionalism in a culture that embraces our Core Values of Earn Customers for Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly, and Have Fun.  Maximize your potential with one of the largest and most successful retail automotive teams in the nation!

    Job Description

    Responsibilities:

    As an Accounts Payable Administrator you will be responsible for efficiently performing the assigned aspects of the accounts payable process.  The Accounts Payable Administrator will be required to perform job duties in a manner that ensures timely and accurate payments to vendors and postings to ADP.

    • Independently operate the required systems to process invoices through the workflow.
    • Independently administer assigned stores and queues. 
    • Verify, enter and/or correct applicable invoice attributes through the workflow.
    • Reconcile vendor statements and maintain strong vendor relationships:
      • Ensure accurate invoice processing.
      • Ensure timely expense allocation and vendor payments.
      • Resolve incorrect payment allocations and other account disputes to ensure ongoing purchase ability.
    • Contact vendors to obtain payment for outstanding credit balances.
    • Identify "Special Processing" and/or "Statement" Invoices.
    • Assist with department projects and provide other information as needed.
    • Proactively track "Vital Services" invoices through the workflow to ensure services continue uninterrupted.
    • Provide prompt and friendly customer service to vendors and stores.
    • Proactively communicate with your supervisor:
      • Communicate errors, unusual items, proposed solutions and process improvement opportunities.
      • Inform supervisor of excessive, undemanding or unbalanced workload.

    Qualifications:

    • 1-2 years previous accounts payable experience preferred
    • Previous customer service experience
    • Associates or Bachelor’s degree is a plus
    • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
    • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
    • Critical thinker, active listener and effective time manager
    • A team player who is focused on providing exemplary customer service
    • Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities, delays, or unexpected events in the workplace and/or in job responsibilities and expectations.  Sense of urgency.
    • Ability to operate in a confidential, professional, positive team atmosphere.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and a valid driver’s license in your state of residence.

    Why Lithia?

    We are an exciting, dynamic, and highly successful team and (LAD) a member of NYSE.  We continue to grow and expand our footprint through acquisitions of new dealerships in many US markets.  We are big community supporters and provide a fun, exciting, and collaborative work place where growth and advancement opportunities abound.

     

    We offer a generous comprehensive compensation and benefits package and all the tools you will need to be successful.  Our offerings include:

    • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
    • Paid Holidays & PTO
    • Short and Long Term Disability
    • Paid Life Insurance
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Lithia Learning Center
    • Vehicle Purchase Discounts
    • Wellness Programs

    Lithia Hiring Requirements

    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • 18 years or older
    • Possess an acceptable driving record and valid driver’s license in state of residence
    • A criminal history background check will be conducted prior to beginning employment
    • Clear pre-employment drug screen

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