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Accounts Payable Associate in West Liberty, IA at West Liberty Foods, L.L.C

Date Posted: 8/26/2019

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Job Reference Code: 007249-Corp



About West Liberty Foods

West Liberty Foods was formed in 1996 under the guiding principles of the Iowa Turkey Growers Cooperative. Carrying on Iowa’s rich farming tradition, our grower/owners are committed to animal health and welfare while delivering superior-quality turkeys — a philosophy that has helped family farms grow and thrive for generations. The continued success of West Liberty Foods is due to the dedication, enthusiasm and support of our grower/owners.

Our mission is to be a leading food manufacturer by converting needs, ideas and expertise into value for our members, business partners and consumers.

West Liberty Foods manufactures hundreds of meat and poultry products that can be found in well-known grocery stores and top restaurant chains nationwide. Recognized as one of the top protein processors in North America, we have the capacity to produce over 650 million pounds of food products per year across our facilities. We are The Surprisingly Big Company®, and we’re right in your backyard.

Build your career with West Liberty Foods and be a part of an exciting, collaborative team environment! 

We are currently hiring for an Accounts Payable Associate for our corporate offices in West Liberty, Iowa.

Job Summary: 

Accounts Payable Associate is responsible for prompt and accurate payment of all West Liberty Foods invoices. Maintains payable files and communicates issues with supervisor.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Audits purchase orders and invoices. Investigates problems with issuer and reconciles those issues.
  • Resolves any and all problems with payments.
  • Learn and utilize current and prospective accounting systems for all AP activities.
  • Responsible for electronic 3-way match - PO, receiving and invoice.
  • Responsible for paying all expense reports.
  • Maintains all AP files.
  • Assists other Accounts Payable Clerks with duties as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements

  • High School diploma is preferred.
  • Accounting experience is preferred.
  • Ability to perform basic math.
  • Must be able to work independently without constant supervision.
  • Must be able to problem solve.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing demands.
  • Advanced computer skills including Google Suite.
  • Candidates must successfully pass post-offer/pre-employment drug test and background screen.

West Liberty Foods/Liberty Cold is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 


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