Spire Energy Clerk, Accounts Payable BHM in Birmingham, Alabama
Clerk, Accounts Payable BHM
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Date: Oct 13, 2021
Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35203
Company: Spire Inc.
At Spire, we believe energy exists to help people. To enrich their lives, grow their businesses, advance their communities. It’s a simple idea, but one that’s at the heart of our business. We’re dedicated to understanding our customers’ needs and goals to better serve them today and tomorrow. That’s why we’re always looking for driven, collaborative people to join our team. Because we believe that offering our customers the best service means bringing together the best people.
We value safety, inclusion, and integrity. We connect to people, get the job done, and leave a memory and everything about our culture comes back to one thing: a handshake at the front door. We have 4 essential behaviors that show how the Spire culture comes to life:
Living Spire Behaviors
We Collaborate: We reach across boundaries to connect with each other and deliver on our promises. We put teamwork first, knowing that our collective energy makes us stronger.
We Care: We create good memories by treating people how we want to be treated: We are inclusive, respectful and kind. We actively create a caring culture that feels like a handshake at the front door.
We Advance: We are active learners who never stop looking for ways to innovate and improve ourselves, and our company. We embrace ongoing development and process improvement with passion and tenacity.
We Have Perspective: We strive to gain additional perspective about Spire’s business and the ever-changing energy industry. We know that every employee plays an important role in Spire’s success, and we give our best to better understand how to help move the company forward.
Spire is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to work in our Birmingham, AL location. This Accounts Payable Clerk role is responsible for compiling, processing and maintaining accounts payable records.
Duties and Responsibilities
Process invoices and payment requests utilizing a 2-way or 3- way PO matching via the accounts payable software according to department policies and deadlines
Verifies approval and other information on invoices and payment requests for completeness
Validates that approvals comply with company policy
Reviews and resolves vendor invoices via account aging statements
Processes invoices and payment requests in Oracle efficiently and expeditiously in accordance with departmental metrics and standards
Researches and resolves invoice holds and discrepancies to ensure timely payment
Communicates effectively with internal and external customers
Assists with the opening and distribution of department mail
Performs job duties in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley 404 internal controls
All other duties as assigned.
Essential Characteristics and Competencies
Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines, and achieve departmental metrics and starndards set forth.
Ability to adapt in a fast-moving and changing culture
Strong interpersonal skills with the proven ability to build and establish rapport with a diverse array of people.
Ability to work independently and manage time effectively in order to meet individual goals and deadline
Required Education (certifications, licenses)
Requires a high school diploma
Associate’s degree in Finance, Accounting or a related business discipline preferred.
Required knowledge, skill and abilities
Three + years’ experience in Accounts Payable or related business experience
Knowledge of Oracel eBusiness Suite (or other large ERP systems)an ERP payment system preferred (preferably Oracle)
Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel
Must have experience in working in a Purchase Order environment
Working knowledge of procurement and Payables using an integrated ERP
Advanced knowledge of full cycle Accounts Payable
Physical demands, environment and schedule
Normal Work Environment - Work is normally performed in a shared office environment.
Normal business hours.
Work includes extensive time in the field, where duties require exposure to heavy construction equipment, outdoor elements, and physical exertion.
We Have Perspective
Spire accepts online applications through our career site at jobs.spireenergy.com
Posting requirements: The above posting description is intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Spire, Inc., and its subsidiaries are Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all areas, including but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, selection, training, education, compensation, benefits, promotion, job transfer, upgrading, separation and recall regardless of the individual’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, and/or other protected categories under all Federal, State, and local laws. For more information, please view our Integrity and Inclusion pages of our career site.
Job Location: Birmingham Job Segment: Clerical, Accounts Payable, Oracle, Database, ERP, Administrative, Finance, Technology
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