Veronica Beard is an elevated American ready-to-wear brand that strikes the balance between cool and classic. The brand provides a modern perspective on iconic wardrobe pieces and delivers a lifestyle offering that has expanded to include jeans and shoes. Thoughtfully designed with feminine silhouettes and refined tailoring, the collection is intuitively built for real life – empowering her from day to night, work to weekend, and everywhere in between.
Veronica Beard is looking for an energetic and dedicated Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team at our Corporate office in New York reporting to the Senior Director of Finance.
The individual must be able to assess existing processes and procedures for improvement opportunities related to vendor and payment management. To perform this job successfully, an individual must have working knowledge of Accounts Payable within the Apparel and Fashion industry./p>
Responsible for full cycle accounts payable processing in in a timely and accurate manner and in accordance with company policies.
Code, enter invoices, review and match payments to invoice backup, mail out checks and maintain accounts payable files.
Provide top-quality assistance and support to all internal and external business partners.
Maintain and organize the process of invoice booking: promptly secure all necessary approvals and appropriate coding while meeting high standards of accounting accuracy and position requirements.
Ensure that all daily, weekly and monthly tasks are completed accurately by the assigned deadlines.
Review and audit expense reporting for receipts and proper GL coding including for corporate credit card expenses.
Reconcile vendor statements with processed invoices/payments. Follow-up for invoice copies and with internal contacts in a timely manner.
Assist with month-end closing and reconciling AP ledger with general ledger.
Proactively investigate and resolve outstanding vendor invoice issues
Organize and maintain relevant accounting details and files
Maintain systems and provide feedback on improvement opportunities
Be a team player by providing coverage for team members as needed
3-5 years of Accounts Payable in the fashion/apparel industry
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks and projects
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to establish and maintain positive internal and external working relationships
Experience working with complimentary business functions such as Production and Operations
Entrepreneurial mindset and goal oriented (self-directed, proactive and able to define and execute projects independently).
Proficiency with MS-Office specifically MS Excel, including pivot tables and vlookup. Experience with MS-Great Plains a plus.
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