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Sysco Accounts Payable Representative in Arlington Heights, Illinois


US1319 European Imports, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Years of Experience:

3 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



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Job Summary:

Responsible for the organization's creditor and debtor accounts. Manages or performs work in some/all of the following areas: *Accounts Payable invoice verification, payment authorization and processing; *Reconciliation of accounts payable ledgers to identify improper changes, validate transactions and ensure accurate and timely payment of amounts due.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reconcile invoices with receiving documents, investigating and resolving discrepancies by working with other departments.

  • Ensure timely processing of assigned vendor's invoices with continued emphasis on maximizing early pay discounts.

  • Ensure vendor credit memos are entered timely and used as quickly as possible.

  • Set up vendor system for new vendor assignments as well as maintain/update vendor records for all assigned vendors as appropriate.

  • Respond to vendor inquiries via phone and e-mail.

  • Prepare payment runs for processing.

  • Assist with month-end close.

Education Required:

  • HS Diploma

Education Preferred:

  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or equivalent

Experience Required:

  • 3 or more years experience in Accounts Payable

Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced computer skills required, proficient with MS office applications such as Outlook, Word, Excel

  • Proficiency with 10-key calculator

  • Must be able to analyze data and draw conclusions

  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills

  • Excellent accuracy, record keeping, organization, prioritization, attention to detail, follow up and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with internal and external customers

  • Ability to concentrate for extended periods of time

Physical Demands:

  • Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

  • This position requires the ability to sit for extended periods and perform repetitive movements in wrists and arms on a frequent basis. Must be able to bend, reach and stoop occasionally. Must be able to look at a computer screen for prolonged periods of time. Occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • General working conditions - exposed to adverse conditions 5% or less


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Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.