Accounts Payable Analyst

Job Locations US-GA-Atlanta
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/25/2018 12:22 PM)
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Business Unit
Facilities Maintenance
Job Post Category
Remote Position?
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Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for monitoring assigned portfolio of accounts to minimize risk and maximize responsibility for accounts payable by performing account analysis and make recommendations regarding account status. Prepare, or partner with team members to generate a variety of standard and periodic reports and provide support to other departments as needed.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Provides analysis and reporting in support of Accounts Payable. Reviews various reports on a weekly basis or as needed to identify outstanding invoice issues. Researches and resolves issues to expedite invoices on hold, goods receipts, and parked invoices.
  • Compiles and analyzes AP services productivity metrics and provides support in periodic process improvement/redesign reviews. Co-develops and administers a metric tracking system to be implemented throughout the AP department.
  • Conducts periodic departmental quality audits and improves departmental efficiency through workflow process analysis, process documentation and policy update recommendations. Works with other departments to identify and implement efficiency and reporting enhancements.
  • Interfaces with management, technical and administrative staff to resolve contract and purchase order payment issues in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Works with vendors, buyers, and peers to ensure timely processing of invoices. This responsibility includes research, tracking and resolving and preventing issues from recurring.
  • Interacts with external vendors on a regular basis, including but not limited to analyses concerning the status of invoices and/or payments. Researches vendor statements, responds to inquiries, and makes corrections as required.



Nature and Scope



  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
  • Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.
  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

Work Environment


  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about.
  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications


  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in related field; certification is required in some areas OR MS/MA and generally 2-4 years of experience in related field. Certification is required in some areas.


Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-3 years accounts payable and reporting experience
  • Familiarity with accounting and accounts payable principles
  • Experience with SAP, SOX, and 1099 processes
  • Advanced excel experience including Pivot Tables and V-Lookups
  • GRIR reconciliation and General Ledger & Accounts Payable reconciliation experience preferred




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