Lithia & Driveway Accounts Payable Administrator in California
Dealership:L0105 Lithia Home Office
Lithia & Driveway
Lithia & Driveway, Inc. (NYSE: LAD) is the largest personal transportation solution in the United States and is among the fastest-growing companies on the Fortune 500 (#158 in 2022). Headquartered in Medford, Oregon, Lithia & Driveway is the largest automotive retailer with over 250 dealerships and $12+BN in annual revenue.
With core values to Earn Customers for Life, Take Personal Ownership, Improve Constantly and Have Fun, we believe in celebrating success and cheering one another on!
This role is fully remote based.
The Accounts Payable Administrator will be responsible for efficiently performing the assigned aspects of the accounts payable process. The Accounts Payable Administrator will be required to perform job duties in a manner that ensures timely and accurate payments to vendors and postings to ADP.
Independently operate the required systems to process invoices through the workflow.
Independently administer assigned stores and queues.
Verify, enter and/or correct applicable invoice attributes through the workflow.
Reconcile vendor statements and maintain strong vendor relationships:
Ensure accurate invoice processing.
Ensure timely expense allocation and vendor payments.
Resolve incorrect payment allocations and other account disputes to ensure ongoing purchase ability.
Contact vendors to obtain payment for outstanding credit balances.
Identify "Special Processing" and/or "Statement" Invoices.
Assist with department projects and provide other information as needed.
Proactively track "Vital Services" invoices through the workflow to ensure services continue uninterrupted.
Provide prompt and friendly customer service to vendors and stores.
Proactively communicate with your supervisor:
Communicate errors, unusual items, proposed solutions and process improvement opportunities.
Inform supervisor of excessive, undemanding or unbalanced workload.
Skills and Qualifications
Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
Excellent communication skills both written and oral
Critical thinker, active listener and effective time manager.
A team player who is focused on providing exemplary customer service.
Flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities, delays, or unexpected events in the workplace and/or in job responsibilities and expectations. Sense of urgency
Ability to operate in a confidential, professional, positive team atmosphere
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
1-2 years previous accounts payable experience
Previous customer service experience
Associates or Bachelors degree is a plus
NOTE: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, or working conditions associated with the job. While this list is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, the company reserves the right to revise the functions and duties of the job or to require that additional or different tasks be performed.
Compensation: $18.00-$21.00 per hour/DOE/Location
We offer best in class industry benefits:
Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
Paid Holidays & PTO
Short and Long-Term Disability
Paid Life Insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Lithia Learning Center
Vehicle Purchase Discounts
High School graduate or equivalent, 18 years or older required. Acceptable driving record and a valid driver's license in your state of residence necessary for select roles. We are a drug free workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity (regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status). We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.