Job Posting for Accounts Payable Clerk / Purchasing Agent at Merlin Stelzer Sales
We are looking for a skilled accounts payable clerk and Purchasing Agent to be responsible for processing all invoices received for payment, undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient and timely manner and a Purchasing Agent to buy goods and services necessary for our business. You should know how to evaluate market conditions and different suppliers. Communication skills will help you negotiate effectively and maintain profitable relationships. The goal is to acquire supplies that are critical for the success of our business operations.
Process accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures.
Verify discrepancies by and resolve vendors billing issues.
Facilitate payment of invoices. verifying vendor payment terms and discount terms are reached.
Manage relationships with key suppliers to maintain quality of goods, timely delivery and compliance to terms of contracts.
Monitor stock levels through inventory reports and future demands.
Prepare and implement effective negotiation tactics.
Assess supplier profiles and analyze offers.
Proven working experience as accounts payable clerk (or accounts receivable clerk).
Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles.
Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers.
Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software.
Proven experience as a purchasing agent or relevant role.
Demonstrable experience in negotiating terms and conditions.
ERP. Software and computer experience helpful.
Customer service orientation and negotiation skills