Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0014
Post Date 1/8/2018
Title Accounts Payable Coordinator
City Houston
State TX

Accounts Payable Coordinator

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle’s® “Top Workplaces”, as well as one of Lehigh Valley's “Top Workplaces”, it is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Coordinator with accounts payable processing experience to join our growing team!

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level.

Role Summary:

The Accounts Payable Coordinator role is responsible for processing company-wide invoice payments and maintaining on-line vendor files.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Invoicing. Approving and processing vendor invoices to on-line Accounts Payable system for payment.

  • Vendor Analysis and Research. Performing vendor analysis and research requests as needed.

  • General Accounting Support. Providing assistance to other areas of Accounting as necessary, including petty cash process, invoice filing and mail distribution.

  • Payment Processing. Processing payments and recording journal entries for special accounts as necessary.

  • Reporting. Developing and maintaining Accounts Payable reports as needed.

  • Month-End. Assisting in monthly closings as needed.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree in accounting or business, or equivalent experience in accounting preferred.

  • 2+ years’ experience in AP processing experience is required.

  • Basic understanding of accounting procedures preferred, including knowledge of state sales and use tax and IRS 1099 tax regulations.

  • Ability to resolve and trouble shoot coding, approval, and routing errors within ADP OpenInvoice Software or other AP workflow automation system preferred.

  • Knowledge of ERP system such as JDEdwards, SAP, PeopleSoft, etc… required.

Certificates & Licenses:

  • None required

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • The position requires the ability to provide high volume entry of data with high degree of accuracy.

  • Incumbents must exercise professional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Discretion and tact is required in dealing with vendors.

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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