Accounts Payable Analyst

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Posted Date 4 months ago(12/23/2020 4:04 PM)
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time

Sazerac Company Overview

Build your career at Sazerac! Sazerac Company produces and markets the most award-winning bourbons and whiskeys in the world, including Buffalo Trace, Pappy Van Winkle, Eagle Rare, Blanton’s, and Sazerac Rye. Additionally, Sazerac owns many popular brands across a range of spirits, including Fireball, Southern Comfort, Seagram’s V.O., Myers’s, Goldschläger, Parrot Bay, 99 Brand, and Platinum Vodka.

 

We’re proud of our award-winning culture and distilleries. Our Louisville office has been named one of the “Best Places to Work in Kentucky” four times, and our Buffalo Trace Distillery has earned the title of “world’s most award-winning distillery” through the dedication of our craftsmen for well over 200 years. During COVID-19, Sazerac distilleries began producing hand sanitizer for some of the world’s largest organizations in healthcare, government, military, retail, distribution, airline, pharma, and banking. Also, during this time, while many companies are wading through uncertainty, Sazerac is poised for acquisition and growth – recently acquiring 18 more brands, two companies and a distillery.

 

Since 1850, Sazerac Company has thrived as an independent, American family-owned company with operations in the United States and around the world. Since the 2000s, Sazerac has averaged double digit growth every year! We attribute our success to a unique blend of our history, culture, brands, relationships, innovation, technology, and most importantly, our people. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional, Sazerac provides extraordinary opportunities for growth with competitive salaries and benefits in an exciting, entrepreneurial industry.

Job Description/Responsibilities

The Accounts Payable Analyst position is responsible for analyzing and entering invoices for all Sazerac entities.  The Accounts Payable Analyst works as a business partner with internal and external customers to provide support for timely and accurate processing of related expenses and invoices. This is a multi-country responsibility covering the US, UK, Canada, Netherlands and Ireland.  

 

  • Ensure that a prioritized PDS plan is established which includes ownership, commitment, and ongoing documentation of progress towards skill development..Utilize skill competency system to identify places for self-improvement in order to improve effectiveness at job and achieve goals.
  • Assure adherence to internal controls around cash & liabilities by processing company invoices timely and accurately. Working with treasury to provide accurate weekly cash forecasting. Manage vendor relationships, as necessary, in order to maximize AP days without causing supplier interruptions.
  • Through coordination with various internal departments to maintain accurate invoice processing records and problem resolution. Collaborate with suppliers to resolve processing issues to maintain outstanding relationships.
  • Execute on the identified Priorities, Projects and Tasks to ensure that the Core Transactions Team is properly focused on the highest priority and highest reward project. Generating and executing on department initiatives to improve internal controls, internal and external reporting and to drive accountability across the business.
  • Partnering with Procurement to assist with Supplier performance including invoices, shipments, payments, pricing accuracy.
  • Establish and follow development plan to achieve career development and/or advancement.
  • Ensure current processes are identified, streamlined and documented. Focuses on continuous improvement projects to drive efficiency & accuracy while lowering costs.

Qualifications/Requirements

MUST

  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Proven strong analytical and technical skills
  • Strong detail orientation
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Products (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Proficient in Microsoft office products
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business
  • Strong attention to detail and an investigative nature

PREFERRED

  • 1 year accounting experience (minimum)
  • 2 years relevant experience

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