Account Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist

Accounting
Chicago, IL
Full Time

About fairlife, LLC

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company information

fairlife, LLC is a Chicago-based dairy company that creates great-tasting, nutrition-rich and value-added products to nourish consumers.

With more than $1B in annual retail sales, fairlife’s growing portfolio of delicious, lactose-free, real dairy products includes: fairlife® ultra-filtered milk; Core Power® High Protein Shakes, a sports nutrition drink to support post-workout recovery; fairlife® nutrition plan™, a nutrition shake to support the journey to better health.

A wholly owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola company, fairlife, LLC has been recognized by both Fast Company and Nielsen for its industry leading innovation.

The company is driven by its values of caring for people, the animals that supply us with milk, and the planet. By providing nourishing products, implementing stringent care standards for animals, and stewarding efficient operations and responsible packaging, fairlife, LLC puts a focus each day on making a positive impact for all. 

To learn more about fairlife and its complete line of products, please visit fairlife.com.

 

job purpose: The Specialist will assist in activities regarding the processing and management of accounts payable and accounts receivable activities as needed.   Attention to detail, organization and accuracy are essential skills for this position. 

 

Responsibilities Related to Accounts Payable:

  • Process vendor invoices through ERP system
  • Reconciliation of vendor statements
  • Knowledge of GL coding of vendor invoices and payment requests
  • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation
  • Continuously evaluates work tasks/streams, utilizes current accounting system technology, and researches new technology to facilitate efficient functionality and process improvement
  • Perform additional duties or special assignments as assigned or required

 

Responsibilities related to Accounts Receivable / Order Entry:

  • Customer cash application – deduction and credit management
  • Customer collections
  • Resolves account discrepancies by investigating documentation
  • Process customer orders and create invoices
  • Perform additional duties or special assignments as assigned or required

skills/qualifications required:

  • A minimum of 2 years Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable experience required.
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or related field preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills including prioritizing, scheduling, and time management.
  • Teamwork, collaboration, and ability to flex with the needs of the business required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel). 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment.

 

position location: Chicago, IL

reports to: Accounting Operations Manager

travel requirements: < 15%

 

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].

 

fairlife, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All qualified applicants and employees will be given equal opportunity. Selection decisions are based on job-related factors.

In addition to its nondiscrimination commitment, the Company will also provide reasonable accommodation of qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the Company. If you have a disability and would like to request accommodation in order to apply for a position with us, please email [email protected].