Accounts Payable Apprentice - Internship

Springfield, MO, United States
Junior
Main Location
Bellevue, WA, United States
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Expedia Group’s Merchant Accounts Payable strives to deliver an extraordinary experience for its travel partners thru alignment, innovation, and driving simple, standard, scalable payment & reconciliation solutions. The Merchant AP Team is responsible for issuing over $20B annually in timely, accurate and complete payments to partners worldwide.

We are looking for dynamic and technically fluent leaders who are passionate about travel and people development. You will adopt the Expedia vision of revolutionizing travel thru the power of technology and be adept at translating that vision into front line deliverables. You will use data to drive intelligent business decisions. You will be comfortable challenging the status quo, be forward thinking, open to change and able to use creative analytical skills to ensure long term business objectives are met. Additionally, we need strong communicators, that are passionate about doing what it takes to get the right things done the right way, in a timely manner.

Expedia is looking for talented Accounts Payable Apprentices for our Springfield office.

What You’ll Do

  • Process & Reconcile Expedia Collect Payment Request
  • Review and Validate appropriate approvals are in place to initiate special payments.
  • Review, compare, and analyze payment requests with internal documentation to ensure accuracy of reconciliations
  • Identify trends within the billing behaviors of partners and make recommendations on corrective action
  • Review and reconcile all billing discrepancies according to defined business processes
  • Contribute towards departmental success of timely, accurate, and complete payments at established Key Performance Indicators
  • Complete and follow through on all tasks assigned or volunteered

Who you are:

  • Currently enrolled in a college graduating in 2019 or 2020
  • Must be able to work 40 hours per week starting May 20, 2019 through August 9, 2019
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with minimal direction, alone or in team environment
  • Knowledge of accounts payable processes
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines in a high production environment, ability to visualize, articulate, and solve payment problems
  • High school diploma
  • Permanent Authorization to Work in the USA without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Willingness to work 15+ hours a week August 12th through October 11th (flexible schedule)
  • One year of reconciliation, research, or accounting
  • Strong PC proficiency including but not limited to All MS Office applications and experience with ERP Software (Oracle)
  • International accounts payable experience
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