FleishmanHillard Accounts Payable/Payment Processor, St. Louis in St. Louis, Missouri
Agency Accounting Services (AAS) is a shared services organization serving several agencies within Omnicom Group, including FleishmanHillard, Ketchum, Porter Novelli, Marina Maher, CPM, GMMB, VOX Global and others. AAS works closely with this group of agencies who are among the leading global communications firms, widely recognized for excellent client service and strong company cultures founded on teamwork, integrity, and personal commitment. AAS supports operations throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, South Africa, and Latin America. The shared services team uses the latest version of PeopleSoft financial systems, Cognos reporting and Docfinity document management. The team includes both software engineers and process improvement specialists who support a group of talented, hard-working accountants and accounting specialists. AAS has built a reputation for delivering quality accounting support for agencies that compete in a fast-paced environment.
Agency Accounting Services believes a diverse team brings a wider range of personal and professional experiences and perspectives. We recognize that diversity and inclusion benefit our agency, our clients, and the communities in which we work and live. To that end, we strongly encourage applications from women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Agency Accounting Services has an immediate opening for a reliable, well organized, and experienced associate in our Accounts Payable department. This individual will be responsible for providing AP support to locations around the globe.This position is hourly and 100% remote.
The Payment Processor is responsible for specific tasks within the Agency Accounting Services (AAS) team. Every person on the team plays a key role in delivering timely, accurate results in an environment that values quality service to the agencies we support and our parent company, Omnicom Group, Inc. You will join a team working in eight states in the U.S., UK, and India.
Accountable for internal and external audit queries/data requests
Vendor statement reconciliation
Responsible for pending invoice reviews (for accruals)
Standard BPO Accruals
Responsible for following up on pending invoices
Accountable for invoice approvals
Responsible for managing vendors/internal payment queries
Manage vendor setup queries
Manage invoice queries
Invoice receiving (normally via AP inbox) including quality check of invoice for intercompany, House, Production, Freelance
PO Invoicing process- ensuring invoice is correctly matched to a PO and processing in Accounting System (send into workflow)
Multi line invoice upload
Process POs, vendor invoices, audit, and process expense reports; edit new vendor set-up; audit and process zero vouchers
Problem solve for invoice exceptions (incorrect coding, vendor not in accounting system)
Minimum Required skills and experiences
General knowledge of Accounting/Accounts Payable systems; PeopleSoft experience a plus
Strong written and verbal skills, analytical skills, and ability to compose and initiate correspondence
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Excellent numeric and alpha data entry skills
Excel at prioritizing workload for numerous deadlines and taking ownership of responsibilities
Ability to process data with speed and accuracy
Strong problem-solving ability, attention to detail, and a well-defined work ethic
Organized and flexible with the ability to manage multiple projects/tasks
Two-year Accounting degree a plus
Experience in the following areas is also desired:
Process vendor payments, including numerous bank interfaces and working with CFO/Corporate Controller for payment approvals
Assist with vendor and GL account reconciliation research
Attention to detail with ability to easily support numerous tasks within the payables process
Correspond with office staff to assist with questions/needs
Train office staff on necessary skills
Research and reconcile past due balances on vendor invoices
Research and reconcile employee expense report issues
Test system enhancements and propose solutions for improvements
About Agency Accounting Services
Agency Accounting Services supports the global accounting function within the DAS group of companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. Based on our history of professionalism and exceptional service, AAS was appointed as a destination for accounting system consolidations across the Omnicom/DAS network. We are focused on delivering premier customer service, and timely and accurate financial information, to help agency management run their organizations more effectively.
About the DAS Group of Companies
The DAS Group (http://dasglobal.com/) of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), is a global group of marketing services companies. DAS includes over 200 companies in the following marketing disciplines: specialty, PR, healthcare, CRM, events, promotional marketing, branding and research. Operating through a combination of networks and regional organizations, DAS serves international, regional, national and local clients through more than 700 offices in 71 countries.
About Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Public Relations Group (http://omnicomgroup.com/) is a global collective of three of the top global public relations agencies worldwide and eight specialist agencies in public affairs, marketing to women, fashion, global health strategy and corporate social responsibility. It encompasses more than 6,000 public relations professionals in more than 330 offices worldwide who provide their expertise to companies, government agencies, NGOs and nonprofits across a wide range of industries. Omnicom Public Relations Group delivers for clients through a relentless focus on talent, continuous pursuit of innovation and a culture steeped in collaboration. Omnicom Public Relations Group is part of the DAS Group of Companies, a division of Omnicom Group Inc. that includes more than 200 companies in a wide range of marketing disciplines including advertising, public relations, healthcare, customer relationship management, events, promotional marketing, branding and research.
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Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
Position Function Accounting/Finance
Job Classification Full Time