In this position, you will perform Accounts Payable functions and provide excellent customer service.Â Duties include: Â - Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services - Verify receipt of invoices and other documentation and propriety of approvals necessary to process payments in accordance with Corporate Invoice policy - Verify that transaction comply with financial policies and procedures - Prepare batches of invoices for data entry - Data enter invoices for payment - Bills and credits accounts involved with the accounts payable system. - Sets up and maintains a complex record and filing system of accounts payable vendor files and other financial records including purchase orders and invoices for retrieval or review by purchasing administrators. - Responds to questions and makes calls regarding billing problems, acts as a liaison between departments and vendors. - Research past due balances thoroughly - Process Security refunds in a timely manner - Comply with state laws regarding resident move outs - Assist and comply with monthly and year-end close out procedures and records - Inform department heads and staff of Accounts Payable practices and policies as necessary to maintain efficient processing of invoices and expense report - Perform other related duties as requiredQualifications:- High School Diploma or equivalent; - Experience performing high volume data entry in a fast paced environment; - Knowledge of Yardi and/or property management a plus; - Knowledge of Purchase Order process preferred; - Computer skills to include e-mail applications and basic concept of Microsoft Word and strong knowledge of Excel; - Must be able to prioritize workload and meet deadlines; - Strong attention to detail and high level of accuracy; - The ability to work well in a team environment is essential. This includes placing the overall needs of the professional team above personal preferences to accomplish work objectives. - Professional behavior is required at all times. This includes a consistently positive and helpful attitude and tone of voice toward customers and co-workers. - The ability to handle stressful situations in a non-confrontational, problem-solving manner is required. The ability to work with difficult people and handle conflict constructively is essential. - Effective communication and listening skills are necessary.
Essex offers a comprehensive benefits package that reflects how much we value our associates and their families:For regular full-time associates regularly scheduled to work at least thirty (30) hours per week:• Medical, Dental, Pre-tax flex plan, Basic life insurance, Supplemental life, Short- and long-term disability, Accidental death insurance plans.For part-time and full-time associates:• Employer-matching 401(k) plan that offers financial planning and independent brokerage services.• Wellness Program, 24-hour Employee Assistance, Service awards and Paid time-off.