Fresh Thyme Farmers Market Accounts Payable Specialist in Downers Grove, Illinois

Are you passionate about the retail grocery market and organic products? Are you a leader? Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing companies in the retail grocery market? If so, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market is the place for you! Our unique business model, fast paced and growing environment, promote from within culture, and excellent benefits make Fresh Thyme the best employer in the grocery market.

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for general accounts payable functions including invoice entry, employee reimbursable expenses, vendor maintenance, and internal control compliance.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review invoices for accuracy and completeness

  • Acquire necessary approvals to authorize for payment

  • Enter invoices into accounting software (MS Dynamics GP)

  • Communicate with vendors and research vendor statements

  • File and organize vendor invoices and other documents

  • Setup name & address record for new vendors and administer W-9 documentation

  • Review and ensure compliance with internal controls (proper approvals, documentation, account coding, payment terms, etc.)

  • Verify documentation and process employee expense reports

  • Meet departmental expectations/deadlines and perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • High School diploma required

  • Minimum two years in an accounting / office environment

  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics GP accounting software (or equivalent) a plus

  • Must work effectively in a team environment

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Advanced customer service skills. Able to diplomatically communicate.

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently; excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently, self-starter, energetic.

  • Ability to perform at high levels in a fast paced ever-changing work environment.

  • Ability to anticipate work needs and follow through with minimal direction.

  • Possess outstanding organizational and time management skills.

Work Environment/Physical Demands

  • The potential for prolonged standing, walking, squatting and/or bending.

  • The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Occasional high stress when dealing with systems/customers/staff.

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

Requisition ID: 2017-7556

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