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Accounts Payable Payment Analyst

Brand:  Matthews
Company:  Matthews International Corporation
Line of Business:  Global Business Services
Location: 

Pittsburgh, PA, US, 15212-5838

POSITION SUMMARY

Matthews International is seeking an Accounts Payable Payment Analyst to join our Corporate Finance team. In this role, our Payment Analyst will handle responsibilities including management of payment activities involving all payment methods for the region and reinforcing the organization’s policies and procedures for safeguarding cash and maintaining working capital. This role provides great opportunities to partner with various internal and external stakeholders as well as Matthews International Corporate Treasury group and Senior leaders regarding disbursement activities. Success in the role will come from a very high level of attention to detail in ensuring accuracy with critical banking information and experience utilizing SAP systems.

 

   

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform daily disbursement operational activities by executing numerous payment proposals and payment runs.  This activity includes all forms of payment, e.g., ACH, wire transfer, outsourced and checks.
  • Assess, develop, and recommend modifications to disbursement operational activities to improve and/or enhance operational efficiencies and processes. Identify system enhancements and optimization opportunities.
  • Analyze and process complex and standard international and domestic Wire Transfer Request forms in SAP and/or Esker systems. Collaborate with Controllers and approvers to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Examine and process Check Request forms in SAP and/or Esker systems.
  • Subject Matter Expert for all disbursement activities including in-depth knowledge of in-house cash functionality.  This requires performing advanced troubleshooting for issue resolution. 
  • Execute specific disbursement activities for month end closing.
  • Create and maintain disbursement statistics for KPI (Key Performance Indicator) metrics.
  • Responsible for the analysis and correction of failed or incorrect payments which may result in re-issuing payment.
  • Resolve Credit Card Program vendor payment issues and monitor Accounts Payable Payments email group for correspondence from financial institution on program failures, issues, changes, etc. and take appropriate resolution actions. 
  • Research outstanding checks and perform required escheatment activities.
  • Develop and/or update standard work, job aids, operating processes, and end-user training materials for all disbursement activities. 
  • Central contact for internal and external auditors process and data requests.
  • Provide support to business stakeholders on payment and accounts payable inquiries. 
  • Develop and distribute Disbursement related reporting as requested.
  • Maintain weekly customer refund and rebate check logs, print, and distribute checks.
  • Aids with accounts payable process and optimization projects.
  • Assist with annual 1099 MISC & 1099 NEC data preparation, data filings and associated inquiries.
  • Support quarterly unclaimed property review.
  • Additional duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or related field.
  • 3+ years of previous Accounting, Financial or business experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A high degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook, and Internet applications.
  • Experienced SAP R3 user and/or SAP experience preferred.
  • Ability to work onsite with some flexibility
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation & planning skills.  
  • Exceptional collaboration, active listening, verbal & written communication skills. Experience presenting complex ideas, anticipating objections, & influencing others via data-based reasoning.  
  • Excellent analysis, interpretation, & reasoning skills.
  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization.
  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team.
  • Ability to work with and influence peers and management.
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines, and prioritization skills.  

 

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PHYSICAL ASPECTS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; and talk, hear and see.  
  • Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. 

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

At Matthews International, we believe in a world of inspired possibilities. We believe that taking pride in our past inspires growth for the future. And that we all have a responsibility to explore new ways of thinking, working and advancing our craft.  
 

Globally headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Matthews International is home to a global network of employees operating in three distinct industries—SGK Brand Solutions, Memorialization and Industrial Technologies. We care deeply about what they do each day—because when we’re inspired, we can inspire others. We can make difference that goes beyond expectations—for our clients, our community and our company. 
 

Our dedication, drive and determination empower creativity and give us strength to transform inspired possibilities into inspiring realities. This is strengthened by our values which are fundamental to our business and guide how we work—to demonstrate integrity, cultivate employees, be our best, innovate and live the Matthews spirit. 
 

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Matthews International affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Matthews International endeavors to make our employment website and application process accessible to all users and applicants.  In doing so, Matthews International provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or assistance completing the application process, please contact a member of our Human Resource Team.