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Accounts Payable BeAS Associate

Main Responsibilities:

  • Daily processing, verification, and electronic filing of invoices, credits, T&E reports, and other payment requests into the SAP system with speed and accuracy.
  • Reviews vendor statements and reconciles vendor accounts.
  • Identifies and routinely follows up on invoices needing a resolution with internal and/or external contacts, to gather information required for timely invoice processing.
  • Applies all tools and reports available to professionally respond by phone and/or email to inquiries from internal and external customers and/or vendors.
  • Possesses overall AP comprehension, including account code structures, approval requirements, purchasing modules, tax rules, etc. for entry/payment processing and researching account payment statuses. 
  • Utilizes established guidelines and procedures to carry out payment runs in the appropriate accounting and banking systems.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to identify inefficiencies and recommends solutions to management to improve processes and procedures.
  • Manages changing priorities to meet deadlines.


Additional Responsibilities:

  • Completes special projects as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Attends video conferences with clients and/or teams as needed.


Education and Competency Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One to two years of AP, accounting, or related experience. Working knowledge of SAP is preferred.
  • Demonstrates strong math and analytical skills, accurate data entry, and has high attention to detail.
  • Possesses strong computer proficiencies, including Office 365 applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Teams) and Adobe Acrobat Pro.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, in a fast-paced environment with heavy work volume, to meet individual and departmental goals.
  • Exceptional communication and customer service skills.


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Maryland 

City: Westminster 

Postal Code: 21157 

Job ID: 256731


Date:  Jan 19, 2023

Westminster, MD, US, 21157

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Accounts Payable, Data Entry, ERP, SAP, Publishing, Finance, Administrative, Technology

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