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Accounts Payable GBS 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.





Bertelsmann is building a global network of Accounting Shared Service Centers (ASSC) to bundle and standardize the Group's accounting processes. This includes Accounting Shared Service Centers at existing Bertelsmann locations in core European countries, North America and China. Become part of the Shared Service Center organization at our Westminster (MD) location. We look forward to your application for this exciting and varied job at one of the world's largest media corporations.

Join us in shaping the world of media, services and education. We offer business challenges and exciting projects in attractive work environments, as well as individual career and development opportunities. Bertelsmann operates in some 50 countries around the world. It includes the broadcaster RTL Group, the trade book publisher Penguin Random House, the magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr, the music company BMG, the service provider Arvato, the Bertelsmann Printing Group, the Bertelsmann Education Group, and Bertelsmann Investments, an international network of funds.

Bertelsmann Accounting Services 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: Bertelsmann Global Business Services, Inc. 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Maryland 

City: Westminster 

Postal Code: 21157 

Job ID: 269032

Date:  May 11, 2024

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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