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Spec II Accounts Payable (Hybrid)

Company: Protective Life Insurance Company
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

The work we do has an impact on millions of lives, and you can be a part of it.We help protect our customers against life's uncertainties. Regardless of where you work within the company, you'll be helping provide protection and peace of mind when our customers need it most.
The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for the full circle of accounts payable functions for the organization. This includes reviewing and auditing expense reports, processing disbursement requests, performing payment maintenance tasks, balancing and distributing policyholder disbursement checks, and performing tasks within the company's disbursement systems to support the operational areas.Responsibilities

  • Preparing, mailing, and distributing policyholder disbursements checks including creating overnight packages, completing special handling requests and responding to internal customers.
  • Printing and distributing Vendor payments.
  • Processing returned disbursement checks, responding to inquiries and remailing of checks.
  • Processing manual payment requests which includes reviewing invoices and check requests, verifying documentation and approval authority then uploading or keying into the AP system.
  • Reviewing and auditing expense reimbursement requests for receipts, IRS required documentation, and adherence to the Corporate Travel policy.
  • Processing void/stop payment requests, uncashed checks notices and reissues in the company's disbursement systems.
  • Performing tasks in the company's vendor invoice automation system including assigning invoices for coding, reviewing accounting errors, matching of PO invoices, reviewing payment requests and other business rules as assigned.
  • Serve as backup for other team members and other job duties as assigned.Qualifications/Education
    • High school education
    • 5 years accounting experience in a business environment with at least 2 years Accounts Payable experience. SAP or Vendor Automation experience a plus.
    • Accurate typing and data entry skills, working knowledge of PC applications.
    • Requires interpersonal skills sufficient for tactful frequent exchange of information with user departments. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and strong customer service skills.
    • Must be a team player.
    • Ability to work under pressure and time constraints, excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to manage multiple responsibilities and tasks and ability to perform high volume of accurate work daily.
    • Strong knowledge and understanding of accounts payable procedures.Protective's targeted salary range for this position is $40,000 to $47,000. Actual salaries may vary depending on factors, including but not limited to, job location, skills, and experience. The range listed is just one component of Protective's total compensation package for employees.This position also offers additional incentive opportunities [through an annual incentive based on individual and Company performance] OR [through cash compensation as part of a sales incentive plan (SIP).
      Employee Benefits: We aim to protect our employees' wellbeing through a broad benefits offering. For example, we protect physical wellbeing through health, dental and vision insurance. We protect mental wellbeing through mental health benefits and an employee assistance program. We protect time away from work with a variety of paid time away benefits (e.g., paid time off, paid parental leave, short-term disability, and a cultural observance day). We protect financial wellbeing through contributions to healthcare accounts, a pension plan, and a 401(k) plan with Company matching. All employees are encouraged to protect their overall wellbeing by engaging in ProHealth Rewards, Protective's platform to improve wellbeing while earning cash rewards. Eligibility for certain benefits may vary by position in accordance with the terms of the Company's benefit plans.
      Diversity and Inclusion: At Protective, we are committed to providing an inclusive culture where all employees are able to fully contribute and thrive. Our goal is to grow and develop our people, attract diverse talent and support strong, diverse communities.
      We support diversity, equity, and inclusion by working to develop a culture of inclusion and belonging led by leaders who develop potential and embrace unique skills and abilities. Our aim is to create an equitable and accountable environment for all leaders and employees that will drive performance and impact business strategy. In this way, we can increase overall diversity for leadership roles and pipelines of talent by maturing our hiring practices, robust development opportunities and focus on retention of key talent.
      We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to being inclusive and attracting, retaining, and growing the talents of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Keywords: Protective Life Insurance Company, Birmingham , Spec II Accounts Payable (Hybrid), Other , Birmingham, Alabama

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