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Job Description
The Company
With more than 60 years of innovation and leadership, FEI enables customers to find meaningful answers to questions that accelerate breakthrough discoveries, increase productivity, and ultimately change the world. FEI designs, manu­factures, and supports the broadest range of high-performance microscopy workflows that provide images and answers in the micro-, nano-, and picometer scales.

Combining hardware and software expertise in electron, ion, and light microscopy with deep application knowledge in the materials science, life sci­ences, electronics, and natural resources markets, the worldwide FEI team of 2,700+ employees is dedicated to customers' pursuit of discovery and resolution to global challenges.

The Mission
The FEI Finance team is charged with delivery of financial systems that result in timely, accurate and relevant information that facilitates management decision-making, providing financial management that partners with operating management to maximize financial performance, improves and maintains strong internal controls, provides the necessary monetary infusions to allow for planned growth, including acquisitions, and provides a high degree of sales support to facilitate continued penetration into new customers, new markets and new geographies.

The Position
The Accounts Payable Specialist professional performs a variety of administrative activities on a full-time basis related to accounts payable as well as general support of the accounting department.

Specific deliverables associated with this position typically include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsible for the vouchering and payment of supplier invoices in accordance with company policy.
  • Perform routine procedures to initiate payment and document the status of efforts.
  • Review and reconcile supplier statement to FEI accounting records.
  • Review aged payables and aged open purchase order receipts and resolve issues.
  • Research disputed balances or discrepancies and work with various departments to resolve issues.
  • Make adjustments to accounts payables balances (credit memos, write-offs, refunds, etc.) as necessary to maintain the accuracy of the aging.
  • Maintain filing of all accounts payable and supplier payment documentation.
  • Communicate supplier account and payment issues to manager.
  • Assist in the period close process which includes recording journal entries.
The Requirements
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Typically requires 2-8 years of experience.
  • Typically a basic education is required, or a combination of education and experience that demonstrate the required skills.
  • Knowledge of procedural proficiency is required which may involve the use of specialized equipment, materials and tools. Emphasis lies on practical knowledge.
  • Interaction in which basic courtesy and helpfulness is essential for the exchange of information and maintaining a favorable work environment.
  • Thinking within well-defined procedures. Thinking is based on procedures and precedents that specify how to perform and resolve problems. Works on routine tasks.
  • Adherence to company policy, SOX and generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Attendance is a required function of this position.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

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