Accounts Payable Generalist

Location: Jefferson City, MO
Department: Accounting/Finance

LEARFIELD is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. The LEARFIELD suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems.

Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed LEARFIELD Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.

Our people-friendly culture is a hallmark of our style and approach to business and is rooted in values demonstrating intentional and active care for other people. The company and its employees strive each day to live by the company's value statement: “build the team, grow the company, have fun, love and serve others.” 

This position will be responsible for processing all payables accurately and timely, and work with business units and vendors to ensure timely processing of payable and payment disbursements.  

Responsibilities:

  • Review payables received; verify general ledger account numbers, divisions and amounts. Process payables into ERP and supporting systems.  Ensure that established internal controls are followed and proper approvals are obtained. 
  • Process payables including check, EFT, credit card and manual payments to vendors on a weekly basis. 
  • Coordinate payables processing with business units and vendors and respond to inquiries.
  • Maintain day to day processing of expense report inquiries and support end users.  Process expense exceptions, process weekly and month reports for business units.  Maintain timely processing of expenses and entry into the ERP system.  

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of general accounting or closely related field experience preferred
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively communication in written and oral form
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping principles
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form
  • Ability to understand, apply and use personal computers and software applications
  • Ability to problem solve related issues
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships without being contacted in the course of work

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. LEARFIELD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.

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