Accounts Payable Specialist

US-OH-West Chester
1 month ago(11/8/2017 12:24 PM)
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CORT is a Berkshire Hathaway Company that has been in business since 1971. We are one of the country’s leading service providers to businesses and individuals in transition. CORT is the world’s leading provider of furniture rental, tradeshow and event furnishings, and relocation and transition services. We have locations throughout the U.S. and in the UK. As an organization, CORT's greatest assets are

the more than 2,000 employees working nationwide.


Today, CORT has more than 100 showrooms, clearance centers and distribution facilities across the United States, operations in the United Kingdom and a Global Network of partners servicing more than 70 countries around the world.


CORT is the nation’s leading provider of transition services, helping millions of individuals and more than 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies with their event and relocation needs making a house a home, an office a great place to work and an event a memorable celebration.


Execute sales strategy and initiate contact with existing and potential new customers to maintain business partnerships with the Multi-Family Housing, Real Estate, Office Project and other targeted industries to identify their needs and market appropriate CORT products and services to meet those needs.


Who We’re Looking For -   Experienced Accounts Payable Specialists


CORT is relocating its national processing center to West Chester, Ohio. This is a great opportunity for hard working, detailed oriented, individuals to join our high volume, automated accounts payable department.  We have various job functions within the new department, including but not limited to: invoice processing, vendor inquires, purchase order processing and sales tax computation.


Department Responsibilities:

  • Screen a large volume of invoices submitted electronically and received by mail
  • Purchase order  costing and matching
  • Process a large volume of emails and prioritize them according to potential problems that may occur such as cut-offs and account holds
  • Provide clear, credible communications both externally and internally through emails and phone calls
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Navigate several software systems in order to research past due balances
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Prepare check disbursements and verify accuracy before disputing
  • Assist with audit and reconciliation projects
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 3 + years Accounts Payable or equivalent experience
  • High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred
  • Must possess strong work ethics, organizational and time management skills
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Strong analytical skills; detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
  • Proven capabilities with Microsoft Office suite - specifically Outlook and Excel
  • Automated Accounts Payable invoice processing experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Strong problem solving skills, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, and multi-tasking skills


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