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Stl Metro St. Louis, All
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Accounts Payable Specialist

The Accounts Payable Specialist will support the day-to-day operations of the department, including leadership support.  The Specialist will apply their thorough understanding of the invoice lifecycle, including Oracle EBS applications, and good customer service skills to deliver results.  The role leads AP tax reporting and compliance responsibilities as well as other assigned projects.  The role impacts success by providing visibility to relevant AP metrics/statistics and supports Continuous Improvement initiatives that align departmental goals with those of B&CS and reinvent our business for the future. 
Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide strong analytical and process support to departmental leadership
  • Exhibit expert knowledge of the invoice and expense report lifecycles, including the related Oracle EBS applications. (i.e., Oracle AP and iExpense, APImaging)
  • Collaboration with Digital and Supply Chain business partners
  • Develop a strong technical knowledge of complex IRS Tax Reporting concepts (Forms 1099 and 1042S), including annual data compilation and analysis required to submit timely and accurate IRS tax reporting
  • Provide daily support to clerical staff, including Supplier Setup team (OFAC and IRS compliance,  foreign supplier maintenance, etc.) and APIC (payment resolution matters) 
  • Collect, analyze and report departmental statistical data on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual basis. Includes KPIs, Scorecards and other performance-related data.
  • Embrace and actively use Continuous Improvement concepts to drive process and system efficiencies
  • Develop and update departmental Standard Work and Procedures documents, including assisting in developing AP customer training materials
  • Lead special projects to implement automation, expand use of Oracle EBS applications, and apply other technologies to transform the Accounts Payable processes


Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or Technology from an accredited college or university required. Other relevant degrees will be considered.

3 years' experience in the following areas is required:

  • Accounts Payable concepts and solutions
  • Large scale ERP applications
  • Leading special projects
  • Implementing process improvements
  • High level of skills with MS applications, especially Excel

Experience in the following areas is preferred:

  • Ability to work on large scale change initiatives while maintaining day to day business operations
  • Ability to build rapport with and communicate to individuals and groups of all sizes and at all levels and business lines within the organization. 
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic, relatively fast paced process and system environment.
  • Ability to apply continuous improvement concepts to practical day to day processes
  • Technical:  Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Information:

Ameren’s selection process includes a series of interviews and may include a leadership assessment process.  Specific details will be provided to qualified candidates.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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