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Job LocationsUS-KY-Lexington
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2 weeks ago(1/6/2022 11:16 AM)


Why Valvoline?

We’ve been in the car business for more than 150 years, starting with the invention of the world’s first motor oil. Today, we’re a global leader in automotive services and lubricants, driven every day by a people-centered focus on innovation and service excellence.

As we often say, it starts with all of our people — and that’s where you come in. We’re looking for humble, hungry and smart people to help us power the future of mobility. If you’re looking for a collaborative and flexible work environment that invests in your growth and success, you’ve come to the right place.

Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as an Accounts Payable Analyst, based in Lexington, Kentucky. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.

How You’ll Make an Impact

The Accounts Payable Analyst is primarily responsible for managing and processing invoices and payments, ensuring accuracy and timeliness. This role will be responsible for coordinating with various departments to obtain and acquire data and invoices, submitting payments to external vendors and suppliers, identifying errors and inconsistencies, and providing corrective measures. Additional responsibilities include addressing issues and concerns through calls and correspondence and logging incoming/outgoing checks received on Campus. In the role, you would be responsible for:

  • Managing the full accounts payable cycle from receipt of invoices to payment including scanning invoices, matching purchase orders, obtaining approval, coding/entering the invoices into the accounting system.
  • Investigating and resolving problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders. Researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons.
  • Working with internal stakeholders to process critical/urgent docs and resolves any ACH/check returns, refunds and check voiding problems. Also works with purchasing team on a daily basis to get discount on time for all discount vendors.
  • Working closely with Accounting to close out the PO, clarifies questions related to monthly GL clearing and solves GR/IR issues
  • Managing vendor relations and building effective partnerships. Helps to identify and implement process improvements. Assists team with gathering support for all audits, which includes providing documentation.
  • Ensuring all accounts payable policies and procedures are adhered to including vendor approval and invoice processing. Works with IT-related issues and works with Procurement to update payment terms, performs vendor set up, and works with Master Data to submit bank changes through Win shuttle application.
  • Logging/mailing incoming checks and distributing special handling checks received in the Lexington office. Works with the business to identify correct customer/vendor accounts and any special mailing requirements needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline from time to time in its sole discretion.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor Degree in business or a related field
  • Minimum of three years' experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • Thorough understanding of general accounting
  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Office with a strong emphasis on Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to adhere to tight deadlines and quick turnaround for accounting deliverables
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, vendors, and associates
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic environment where adaptability is imperative
  • Accuracy with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.

COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate:

Valvoline is committed to protecting the health of our current and future team members and our customers. COVID-19 vaccines will be required for certain positions and situations effective January 4, 2022, including new U.S. employees joining our company. For more information, you may speak with a member of our HR team during your recruitment process.

Females and minorities encouraged to apply.

Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.

The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users. Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process. Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process. The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.

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