Title:                     Accounts Payable Specialist
Position:              Full-Time Hourly/Non-Exempt
Reports To:         Manager – Accounts Payable
Division:              Platform
Location:             Paducah, KY
About Marquette:
Headquartered in Paducah, Kentucky and founded in 1978, Marquette is a leading provider of inland marine transportation services. Our Company operates over 130 towboats on the Mississippi River System, Gulf-Intracoastal Waterway, and near-shore coastwise market. In addition, the Company controls over 1,000 dry cargo barges. The Company has additional offices in St Rose, LA, Lockport, LA and La Porte, TX. With over 1,500 vessel and shore-based employees, Marquette is the largest provider of independent towing services within the inland waterways. We are the only fully integrated fleet in the industry that can do what we do. 
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for processing all accounts payable invoices using paperless system with proper approvals.
  • Responsible for reconciling accounts from operating systems to the general ledger.
  • Assists in monthly close processes, including, but not limited to, preparing month-end accrual journal entries, analysis, and reporting.
  • Responsible for preparing appropriate adjusting journal entries.
  • Reviewing and reconciling vendor statements.
  • Responsible for answering/returning vendor calls.
  • Seeks out potential areas of improvement and supports continuous improvement projects for other business functions.
  • Creates and analyzes business metrics.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned.
  • Associates degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years high volume accounts payable experience.  Paperless AP experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
  • Ability to analyze financial data.
  • Detail oriented with organizational, problem solving, and time management skills.
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a self-starter and possess ability to perform a variety of tasks with moderate supervision.
  • Microsoft Office skills with emphasis in Excel.
  • Ability to use various programs specific to the position.
Marquette offers competitive pay, health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan with company match, bonus plan, company paid life insurance, short- & long-term disability, flexible spending account, critical illness, accident insurance, and other incentives!