Guardian

  • Accounts Payable Specialist with German

    Location PL-Katowice
    REF.
    2018-2245
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    Guardian Glass, a major business unit of Guardian Industries, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of float, coated and fabricated glass products. At its 25 float plants around the globe, Guardian Glass produces high performance glass for use in exterior (both commercial and residential) and interior architectural applications, as well as transportation and technical products. Guardian glass can be found in homes, offices, cars and some of the world’s most iconic architectural landmarks. The Guardian Glass Science & Technology Center continuously works to create new glass products and solutions using the most advanced technology to help customers see what’s possible™. Visit guardianglass.com for more information.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Receive and review invoices and other documentation for completeness and compliance with defined policies and procedures
    • Code, verify and process invoices according to defined policies and procedures in ERP systems
    • Follow up on statements and other discrepancies regarding payment of invoices
    • Reconciliation and analysis of account balances during month end process
    • Maintain logs, enter and balance account data, generate statistical summary reports as required
    • Ensure proper matching of invoices and maintaining the AP GL .
    • Log and follow up of issues related to invoices not matched within the system
    • Perform bi-monthly vendor payments and follow-up via Electronic Banking systems
    • Ensure vendor payments are properly forecasted and signed by relevant parties in a timely manner
    • Vendor Master Data maintenance, ensure accuracy of the Vendor Master Data in the ERP systems
    • Validation of Vendor related data prior to entering in the ERP system
    • Validation of correctness of banking information and that the data is sufficient for wire transfers
    • Perform month end accounting entries for our internal customers
    • Interact with the Tax team for VAT and Intrastat related purposes and with the Central Accounting team for audit and statutory account information
    • Ensure that internal and external queries are accurately resolved in a timely manner
    • Actively participate with the team to contribute to process improvements

    Qualifications:

    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Bookkeeping skills
    • Analytical and problem solving skills
    • Effective verbal and listening communication skills
    • Effective written communication skills
    • Communicative English, knowledge of other European language would be considered as advantage
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
    • Very effective organizational skills
    • Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet and word processing programs, and email at proficient level
    • 2+ years of experience in AP
    • 3+ years degree; Accounting preferred

    What do we have to offer?

    Guardian companies are committed to offer a competitive compensation package and an opportunity for you to maximize your potential. We pride ourselves in promoting career opportunities in an open environment, which encourages individual development and gives you opportunities to expand your knowledge and work as part of a global team. We offer a unique professional experience in a culture based on integrity, compliance and value creation. If you are interested in finding out more about our culture, please visit us on our website: 

    https://www.guardian.com/en/about_us/market_based_management.html 

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