OMG Midwest, Inc. Accounts Payable Clerk in ANKENY, Iowa

Job ID: 136879 Oldcastle Materials, Inc., a division of Oldcastle, is the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, asphalt, ready mixed concrete, and construction and paving services in the United States. Our operations span the nation from Montana to Texas and from Washington to Florida, with17,500 employees at more than 1,200 locations in 44 states. Position Description Position Title: Accounts Payable Clerk Pipeline Level: Self Reports To: Manager/Supervisor FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Direct Reports: NA Department/Division: CRH Americas Materials/ Central Division Position Overview The Accounts Payable Clerk will accurately process payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. Clerk charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries. Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions) Perform all aspects of the accounts payable function by matching purchase orders to invoices and entering the invoices into software according to the department policies and deadlines. Identify errors or discrepancies and resolve before processing. Prepare checks, including ACH transactions and web payments, and backup documentation. Reconcile accounts payable related accounts; and submit journal entry requests for adjustment. Act as the contact on behalf of the company for purchase orders, including reviewing requests, preparing and routing for approval, and maintaining purchase orders in the accounting program. Scan bills without purchase orders, enter into tracking program, send scanned documentation to departments for approval and signatures, and follow up when necessary. Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances. Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries. Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments. Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks. Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions. Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions. Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential. Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed. Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. Flexibility to perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Education/Experience Associates degree (A.A) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school. 3-5 years of Accounts Payable experience. Work Requirements Must be 18 years in age or older. Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check. Strong oral and written communications and problem solving skills. Must display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times. Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook. Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. Must have the ability to work without close supervision. Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary. Be able to work overtime when required Knowledge/Skill Requirements Strong Microsoft Office proficiency, especially Excel. Effective verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work with management. Ability to operate office equipment including, but not limited to: computers, copiers, ten key adding machine, printers, etc. Ability to analyze issues independently and complete