Accounts Payable Analyst, PO

Performance Food Group - Centennial, CO3.2

Full-time
Centennial, Colorado (CO)

Full Time

1st Shift

Company Description

Through our leading family of foodservice distributors – Performance Foodservice, Vistar and PFG Customized Distribution – Performance Food Group, Inc. (PFG) delivers national and proprietary-branded food and food-related products to independent and national chain restaurants, quick-service eateries, pizzerias, theaters, schools, hotels, health care facilities and other institutions. We operate one of the nation's largest truck fleets, as well as 76 distribution centers and 10 Merchant’s Mart locations across the United States.

Altogether, PFG’s family of distributors offers outstanding service with a wide variety of high-quality products that, along with the strength of our industry-wide relationships and expertise, helps customers run their businesses successfully. Based in Richmond, Va., we operate in all 50 states and employ more than 13,000 people nationwide. For more information, visit www.pfgc.com.

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Analyst is responsible for accurate processing and timely reconciliation of expense, logistics and/or inventory related invoices to ensure on time payments, as well as conduct research for and communicate professionally with suppliers and field operations.
The ideal candidate will bring 2+ years of high-volume AP experience; preferably in the food distribution industry. The ability to complete tasks accurately and meet department production levels is essential for this role.
Promotes and demonstrates a commitment to quality and timely processing of assigned Accounts Payable invoices.
Performs necessary research to solve invoicing issues and acquire correct information.
Clearly communicates both verbally and in written format with vendors and operating locations to ensure timely resolution of issues.
Abides by department policies and procedures, including SOX controls.
Escalates any highly important internal or external communication to Department Supervisor/Manager, including critical system or supplier issues.
Develops and maintains positive working relationships with other functional areas, including Operations, Accounting, Help Desk, and Vendor Maintenance.
Delivers outstanding customer service for both internal and external business partners. Maintains a positive, empathetic and professional attitude at all times
Handles inquiries and disputes from vendors and operating locations, provide appropriate solutions and alternatives and follow-up to ensure resolution.

Required Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent
Strong interpersonal communication skills, both verbal and written
Ability to compose clear communications regarding complex situations
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to multi-task with a high level of accuracy, prioritize and manage time effectively
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Customer service orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of personalities
Strong phone contact handling and active listening skills

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or related field.
2+ years high-volume Accounts Payable experience
Inventory knowledge
SAP, AS400 (Infinium, Foodstar or Gemini) or other major ERP applications (i.e. Oracle, Lawson, Great Plains, PeopleSoft, etc.)

DivisionPerformance Food Group
Job Category

Finance