Back to Home Page
Communities Industries Employers JobSeekers Advertisers PJScout Resources Recruiters About
Keywords (e.g. nurse, sales) Category State City Radius
Accounts Payable Associate - Retail
Job Location: Cottage Grove, WI

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Accounting Manager - Retail, the A/P Associate performs daily A/P postings related to 100 plus retail stores as well as 3 wholesale retail channels and an ecommerce channel in accordance with company policies and procedures. Duties also include processing intercompany product and parts invoices, incoming/outgoing freight postings, and all required communications throughout the process. This is a non-supervisory position.


Facilitate JHT Invoice Process

  • Download, print and track all invoice information from the CS-WEB (communicate with factory as needed)
  • Forward shipping documents to Expeditors
  • Post Virtual Good Receipts for warehouse shipments of finished goods
  • Upon receipt, verify invoice details and post to SAP
  • Update container tracking spreadsheet
  • Maintain, track and file invoice folders

Freight invoices and payments

  • Work directly with freight carriers to obtain spreadsheets with invoice information
  • Obtain appropriate approvals for freight charges
  • Prepare and enter SCAT files with correct coding and dating to SAP
  • Prepare Wire Transfers for incoming Freight carriers
  • Process Expeditor invoices and prepare weekly ACH info
  • Knowledge of foreign currency exchange rates

Third Party Suppliers

  • Process all third-party supplier invoices
  • Track and record prepayments

General Accounts Payable:

  • Download, print and track all invoice information from various sources
  • Upon receipt, verify invoice details, obtain approval and post to SAP
  • Coordinate with other AP staff to meet all business unit's vendor payment schedules and work with various payment vehicles
  • Answer vendor's and internal staff inquiries on invoices & payments

Miscellaneous Job Functions:

  • Establish and work to accomplish all personal and departmental KPIs.
  • Assist others in the department when work load allows.
  • Performs other duties as assigned



  • Minimum High School Diploma
  • Associate Degree in Accounting, Finance or related area
  • Or a combination of education and experience


  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Accounts Payable, Accounting or related field
  • Experience with SAP is preferred

Other Requirements:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Experience with Excel based invoice templates for mass uploading
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel abilities
  • Be able to communicate clearly and work cooperatively in a fast-paced environment
  • Adherence to all work process deadlines



  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with diverse group of co-workers, customers and vendors
  • Contributes to a positive working environment


  • Skilled in planning, organizing resources and establishing priorities for work assignments for optimum results
  • Able to handle multiple projects and prioritize


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Quality of Work:

  • Attention to detail
  • Able to be consistently accurate
  • Able to follow tasks to completion in a timely manner without sacrificing quality


We offer an excellent compensation package and team-oriented work environment with growth opportunities.

Some of our outstanding benefits include:

  • Health & Dental Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off benefits
  • Free access to our state-of-the-art onsite workout facility
  • Product discounts
  • Wellness programs


See all jobs in Cottage Grove WI
  Share this job
Share |

PJ Scout
Create Free Account

PJ Scout
    Electronic Recruitment since 1988. Copyright 1995-2024 NationJob, Inc. All rights reserved.
JobboardFinder - Search the best job board worldwide