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Merchandise Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Sephora USA, Inc
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Job ID: -226664
Location Name: CA-FSC SF Off (0174)
Address: 525 Market St, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105, United States (US)
Job Type: Full Time
Position Type: Regular
Job Function: Finance
Remote Eligible: Hybrid Schedule Company Overview: At Sephora we inspire our customers, empower our teams, and help them become the best versions of themselves. We create an environment where people are valued, and differences are celebrated. Every day, our teams across the world bring to life our purpose: to expand the way the world sees beauty by empowering the ExtraOrdinary in each of us. We are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty. The Opportunity: Beauty is serious business. Our accountants, analysts, and managers balance the bottom line with multiple budget priorities and revenue streams. These talented, passionate, and meticulous financial professionals keep their eyes on our numbers to report, plan, and advise-to act as true partners to the business and keep our amazing growth on track. Your role at Sephora:
As a Merchandise Accounts Payable (MAP) Specialist on the Inventory & Merchandise Accounting team, you will be responsible for supporting the payables process for all merchandise purchases, including processing, verifying and reconciling invoices, responding to internal and external general payables inquires/requests, along with submitting weekly payment proposals. Reporting to the MAP Accounting Manager, you will be directly involved in the full-cycle AP process for merchandising. In addition, you will: -

  • Ensure payables are current and all data is entered correctly.
  • Work with the merchandising and offshore teams to validate and set up new vendors in system
  • Work with the offshore team to respond to vendor inquiries and work with vendors regarding issues regarding invoices and/or payments.
  • Prepare weekly payment proposals to align with internal forecasting requirements.
  • Help manage general MAP email inbox to ensure response times and KPIs are met in a timely manner.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects and accounting research as necessary.
  • Demonstrate our Sephora values of Passion for Client Service, Innovation, Expertise, Balance, Respect for All, Teamwork, and Initiative. We're excited about you if you have:
    • 2+ years of AP processing experience
    • Strong computer skills, especially Microsoft Office and complex Excel spreadsheets with formulas
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to work effectively as a team member
    • Ability to handle high volume of emails/requests and prioritize tasks as needed
    • Ability to pick up responsibilities quickly and work with limited direction
    • Proficiency with SAP general ledger a plus
    • Prior experience with merchandise/purchase order process is a plus #LI-AZ1 The target hourly pay for this position is $26.00 -- $30.00 -per hour. The actual hourly pay offered depends on a variety of factors, which may include, as applicable, the individual applicant's qualifications for the position; years of relevant experience; specific and unique skills; level of education attained; certifications or other professional licenses held; other legitimate, non-discriminatory business factors specific to the position; and the geographic location in which the applicant lives and/or from which they will perform the job. Individuals employed in this position may also be eligible to earn bonuses. Sephora offers a generous benefits package to full-time employees, which include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans; a superior 401(k) plan, various paid time off programs; employee discount/perks; life insurance; disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; and an employee referral bonus program. While at Sephora, you'll enjoy--- -
      • The people. You will be surrounded by some of the most talented leaders and teams - people you can be proud to work with.
      • The learning. We invest in training and developing our teams, and you will continue evolving and building your skills through personalized career plans.
      • The culture. As a leading beauty retailer within the LVMH family, our reach is broad, and our impact is global. It is in our DNA to innovate and, at Sephora, all 40,000 passionate team members across 35 markets and 3,000+ stores, are united by a common goal - to reimagine the future of beauty. You can unleash your creativity, because we've got disruptive spirit. You can learn and evolve, because we empower you to be your best. You can be yourself, because you are what sets us apart. This, is the future of beauty. Reimagine your future, at Sephora. - Sephora is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. -We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, military/veteran status, or disability status. Sephora is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical and mental disabilities. Sephora will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.

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