Accounts Payable Specialist

Category: Accountancy / Finance
Job Type: Full Time

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Working at HID
HID Global is an innovative fast-paced organisation, with many possibilities to make a difference and add value. HID is recognised for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.
We value diversity and endorse an open-minded collaborative working environment.

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet, helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments, so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit

Job brief
Our business is poised for rapid global growth, both organically and inorganically. Reporting to the EMEA AP Manager, the successful candidate will take responsibility for Accounts Payable processing for a number of legal entities in different jurisdictions.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following
The Accounts Payable Specialist, compiles and maintains accounts payable records by performing, but not limited to, the following duties:
Matches vendors’ invoices with purchase order or packing slip
Enters invoices into Oracle AP system
Verifies invoices to detect and correct any discrepancies and matches invoices with purchase orders & delivery documentation
Communicates with vendors or purchasers on errors or ensuing problems
Collates invoices for check payment
Prepares accounts payable cheque run / EFT payment run
Prints all accounts payable reports and maintains all accounts payable files
Prepares analysis of accounts, as required
Prepares monthly reconciliations as required
Provides assistance in other accounting areas and in special projects as necessary

Good reasoning skills
Customer Orientated
Ability to work effectively with others to accomplish goals
Decisiveness & good judgment
Must be able to work with minimum supervision

Qualifications, Education and/or Experience
BS in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent combination of education and experience
3+ years of experience gained in international/multi-cultural environments

Language Skills
Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing
Major European languages an advantage

Computer Skills
Reasonable proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint)
Working knowledge of Oracle or equivalent ERP

Work Requirements
Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems
Must be legally eligible to work in Ireland

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