Overview

 Job ID:  99972 Oldcastle Lawn & Garden, a division of Oldcastle, is one of the largest manufacturers of bagged and bulk decorative mulch, soil, stone, and limestone products in the nation with over 40 production facilities.  We take pride in serving a diverse group of customers including independent garden centers, mass retailers, landscapers, contractors, and homeowners. Summary Located in Atlanta, GA, Oldcastle Lawn & Garden Corporate Accounting and Finance team is currently recruiting for the position of Accounts Payable Clerk.  This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a dynamic and professional team in a changing environment with considerable scope for learning and development.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities Prepares and reviews invoices and transactions to ensure that all the information appearing on them is accurate and completeProactively works with plant personnel and other departments to obtain approvals and documentationCodes data for input to financial data processing system according to company proceduresResponds to inquiries from vendors and internal staff and researches/resolves outstanding issuesAnalyzes vendor accounts and assists with compliance to the regional and corporate terms for document retention, payment terms, and use of best payment methodsAdapts to changing and process driven environmentSupports ongoing process improvement and automationAssists with special projects as requested by the accounting and finance team Qualifications Team player with strong inter-personal and communication skillsHas the ability to work to achieve tight deadlines and work under pressureMust be practical, motivated and have a high degree of initiativeStrong organizational, problem solving, computer and mathematical skills necessaryAbility to maintain confidentiality Requirements/Experience/EducationAssociate’s degree or equivalent from a two year college; or equivalent in years of related experience or trainingPrevious accounting experience in a corporate environment preferredSkilled and accurate in data entry and data research with 10-key operation experienceAbility to read and interpret documents such as instructions, memos, new vendor forms, purchase orders, receiving documents, vendor statements and invoices, and credit applicationsStrong ability and skill to follow-up, attention to detail and organization Physical Requirements May require sitting for extended periods of timeMay require periodically lifting objects up to 30 lbs. What Oldcastle Offers You A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotionHighly competitive base pay About Oldcastle Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise. Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family! Follow Oldcastle Careers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Pinterest, WordPress (Career Blog) and LinkedIn! Lawn and Garden is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.EOE/Vet/Disability–If you want to know more, please click on this link. Lawn and Garden is part of the Oldcastlecareers™ network.