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AR/AP Specialist (LA, LaFayette)

Company: Five Star Food Service
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

AR/AP Specialist (LA, LaFayette)LA, LaFayetteFive Star Food Service is hiring for an Accounts Specialist that will focus on AR, AP, Invoicing, GL, and General Reporting. This role will support our Lafayette, LA based division. The Accounts Specialist must be an experienced team player with excellent customer service skills. The individual will need the ability to manage and analyze complex and high volumes of data and be deadline oriented with a high level of accuracy.

Experience why Five Star Food Service is the employer of choice in Louisiana:


  • Paid Vacation after 6 Months
  • Seven Paid Holiday Days
  • Competitive Route Pay Program
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • 401(k) Matching Program

    What You'll Do as a Accounts Specialist:

    • 50% of your time:
    • Process external, internal invoices and ACH payments with accurate coding.
    • Collaborate and educate internal customers on proper account coding to confirm classifications.
    • Ensure integrity of outgoing payments and cash flow.
    • Request W9s and other documentation to ensure authorized payments.
    • Work to resolve vendor issues promptly and courteously.
    • Receive and record all cash, checks, credit card and ACH payments daily.

      • 25% of your time:
      • Record company receivables.
      • Generate monthly statements for internal accounting team.
      • Provide excellent customer service to agencies in tracking and collecting past due accounts.

        • 25% of your time:
        • Assist with mail
        • Filing
        • Provide schedules and reports required for annual financial audit and monthly close outs.
        • Perform other duties as assigned by the Regional Controller.

          Role Requirements:

          • High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required, with at least 2-3 or more years Accounts Payable (AP) and/or Accounts Receivable (AR) experience required.
          • General understanding of accounting practices and principles.
          • Experience with automated accounting programs and systems.
          • Must be strong with MS Office, with Experience with SAP highly preferred.
          • Efficient and accurate data entry
          • 10 keys by touch with accuracy
          • Working knowledge of accounting computer software with emphasis on Excel
          • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
          • Exceptional organization and management of files, workload, deadlines
          • Ability to work under condition of interruptions and work comfortably under pressure

            General Requirements:

            • The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. May be exposed to dust, fluctuation in inside temperatures.
            • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear, use hands to finger, grasp, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. Occasionally required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach with hands and arms, walk; lift push or pull objects up to 20 pounds
            • Must be able to consent to a pre-employment background check.
            • Must be able to consent to a drug screen.
            • Ability to follow workplace safety policies and guidelines.

              Notice: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Keywords: Five Star Food Service, Lafayette , AR/AP Specialist (LA, LaFayette), Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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