EXPRESS SCRIPTS SERVICES COMPANY Accountant in Saint Louis, Missouri

POSITION SUMMARY Accounting position within a general accounting department that requires strong attention to detail and the ability to work cross-functionally to research and resolve issues. Essential functions require the ability to work independently and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner to meet deadlines. This position will assist with departmental objectives, ensure proper internal controls and optimize efficiencies. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS * Perform 3 way match process. Ensure vendor requests for payments are approved via purchase order process and verify appropriate receipt of product prior to request for payment. * Collaborate with Specialty Pharmacy Fulfillment and Materials Management teams to research and resolve price and quantity discrepancies. * Work with appropriate vendor contacts or Pharma Account Management to ensure invoices are obtained and processed timely and in accordance with discount payment terms. * Analyze inventory activity related to the Specialty 340B replenishment program and work with 340B Account Management to identify and resolve errors in client reporting/invoicing or replenishment issues. * Assist with month-end journal entries as needed. * Assist internal and external auditors with monthly, quarterly and/or annual reviews as needed. * Other projects/assignments as needed. QUALIFICATIONS * Bachelor s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent work experience. * 0-2 years relevant experience. * PC skills; Microsoft Office programs; Strong Excel skills with the ability to easily learn new software. * Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. * Demonstrated proficiency in accounting processes, procedures, and controls. * Experience in general ledger account analysis/reconciliation. * Self-starter and team player. * Experience working with cross functional departments to research and resolve issues. * Good problem solving and analytical skills. * Detail oriented. * Understanding of business operations and processes. * Focus on quality and service. * Demonstrated customer service and relationship building skills. * Demonstrated ability to meet multiple deadlines and manage heavy workload. * Good verbal and written communication skills. * Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate departmental and project deadlines. ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT Advance your career with the company that makes it easier for people to choose better health. Express Scripts is a leading healthcare company serving tens of millions of consumers. We are looking for individuals who are passionate, creative and committed to creating systems and service solutions that promote better health outcomes. Join the company that Fortune magazine ranked as one of the \\"Most Admired Companies\\" in the pharmacy category. Then, use your intelligence, creativity, integrity and hard work to help us enhance our products and services. We offer a highly competitive base salary and a comprehensive benefits program, including medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, life insurance, paid time off, tuition assistance and an employee stock purchase plan. Express Scripts is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Applicants must be able to pass a drug test and background investigation. Express Scripts is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. *LI-JB3.Employer's Job# ESMEUS5461Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.