Accounts Payable Spec Intern (6 months - Boston)

New Balance
27 Mar 2019
23 Apr 2019
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Full time
Job Description


This is a 6–month internship, beginning of July and will last through the end of December.


The Accounts Payable Specialist Intern will perform a variety of duties including 3–Way Match process of invoices, leases and contractual payments, monthly PC Uplift entries for freight, duty and miscellaneous expenses, audit/reconcile invoices in Ariba, post data to the financial accounting system, reconcile vendor accounts, troubleshoot discrepancies and issues and complete other related Accounts Payable tasks as required.

Major Accountabilities

  • Reconcile and process vendor invoices in the ERP financial system for payment
  • Ensure wire payments are processed and applied in the financial system
  • Upload expenses for various vendors to the general ledger monthly
  • Reconcile invoices in Ariba
  • Follow up on vendor emails and phone calls timely and in a professional manner
  • Trouble shoot problems effectively and provide service and support to associates throughout the organization and building relationships with cross functional business partners to achieve financial results for area of responsibility
  • Support an environment that fosters respect for the ideas of others and model's compliance with company policies, procedures and value
Requirements for Success:

  • 1 to 4–year Accounts Payable experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of standard Accounts Payable processes and practices
  • Ability to demonstrate critical thinking and problem–solving skills
  • Effective communication skills at multiple levels within the organization
  • Experience with online guided buying tools
  • Proficient PC skills, including MS Office Suite and advanced Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Ariba would be a plus.

Our Benefits:

Our products are only as good as the people we hire, so we make sure to hire the best and treat them accordingly. In addition to a comprehensive traditional benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, etc.) we proudly offer a slate of more nontraditional perks – opportunities like on/offsite seminars, customized team building sessions, tuition reimbursement, and various mentorship programs – that encourage our associates to grow personally as they develop professionally. You'll also enjoy a flexible work schedule, gym discounts, fitness reimbursements, and volunteer opportunities, because work–life balance is more than just a buzzword – it's part of our culture.

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Equal Opportunity Employer:

New Balance provides equal opportunities for all current and prospective associates and takes affirmative action to ensure that employment, training, compensation, transfer, promotion and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment are provided without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, handicap, genetic information and/or status as an Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, qualified disabled veteran or other protected veteran.