Medifast, Inc.

  • Accounts Payable Specialist

    Job Location US-MD-Baltimore
    Job ID
    2018-2933
    Job Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Shift
    1st
  • Overview

    Imagine going to work every day knowing that you’re helping to change someone’s life for the better.  How would that make you feel?  If you answered… amazing, then a career at Medifast might be a perfect fit for you!

    We’re looking for talented, driven individuals who are looking to pursue a rewarding career in the health and wellness industry.  If you’re passionate about helping people, changing lives and making a difference, we encourage you to review our current opportunities and apply to be part of our team!

    The Accounts Payable Specialist accurately facilitates the timely processing of vendor payments and travel and entertainment expense reimbursements for the company.  This position will be a system administrator for the Concur Travel and Expense system and ensure that the data, rules and workflow properly reflect the policies and company structure. 

    If you are looking for an opportunity to build your skills within an accounting department for a growing, publicly traded organization, this could be a great career opportunity for you!

    Responsibilities

    • Identify, sort and review vendor invoices to the correct business units and G/L mapping on day of receipt.
    • Administrator for Concur Travel and Entertainment Expense and invoice software.
    • Manage daily system activity in both NAV and Concur.  Work with IT to identify/resolve issues and create enhancements.
    • Processes all travel and expense transactions in Concur and assist in the development of reporting.
    • Exercise sound independent judgment to ensure payments result in accurate balance sheet and inventory stock valuation.
    • Coordinate with Vendors, Buyers, DCs & centers to resolve trouble issues and protect business operations.  
    • Create and maintain multiple databases tracking files (Eg. accruals, etc..) when the need arises.
    • Research and process all open PO related invoices within 5 business days of receipt of goods and services.   Review payments / employee reimbursements on approximately $1M per week to verify compliance.
    • Create and maintain checklist for monthly recurring invoices to avoid late fees and shut off notices.
    • Use NAV & Concur system expertise to perform analysis and produce reports in support of other divisions.
    • Perform payable analysis and make appropriate accruals.
    • Complete all month end closing tasks within 3 business days of end of month.

    Qualifications

    • Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or related field, or equivalent experience
    • 0-2 years of accounts payable or accounting experience.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Previous experience with NAV and Concur preferred.

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