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Accounts Payable Analyst II

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Accounts Payable Analyst II
Position Type: Full Time
State: Virginia City: Virginia Beach
Zip Code: 23452


AvalonBay Communities, Inc., an equity REIT, has a long-term track record of developing, redeveloping, acquiring and managing distinctive apartment homes in some of the best U.S. markets, and delivering outsized, risk-adjusted returns to shareholders. With equal parts experience and vision, we’ve established a leadership position rooted in our purpose of creating a better way to live and that is always focused on building value for the long term.

Creating a better way to live is the purpose that binds AvalonBay associates. We take that purpose seriously and expect you will as well. By focusing on collaboration, innovation, and taking ownership of our choices and actions, we act in ways that focus on creating value for our customers, investors and associates. Your positive, professional, and consistent personal interactions make AvalonBay a great place to work.

The Role

This position ensures timely processing of invoices and payments. This includes handling AP related inquiries as well as helping vendors with any payment or invoice related issues. This position and acts as a liaison between C&D Accounting and field associates.

Duties and Tasks

1. Ensure timely processing of payment through various software systems.

2. Provide accounts payable support for Construction and Development by responding to various database requests.

3. Review expenses for accuracy and compliance with company policy.

4. Reviews vendor payment requests for compliance with company policy and code for processing 

5. Research vendor inquiries about payments and invoices.

6. Monitors and resolves vendor account aging and reconciliations as assigned 

7. Monitors system requests and provide training to the field on process and workflow 

8.Participates in system testing and documentation as required

9. Run and analyze AP reports as needed.

10. Assist with audit requests.

11. Participates in onboard training and mentoring of new hires 

12. Other duties as assigned.

You Have...

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Additionally, the requirements listed below are representative of knowledge, skills ability and training required.

Education and Experience: 

  1. High School Diploma and some additional education preferred
  2. At least 2-3 year AP experience at AvalonBay preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Reads and writes English as demonstrated by clear and concise written and verbal communications.
• Demonstrates working knowledge of excel
• Possesses strong math and analytical skills
• Demonstrates strong time management and organizational skills
• Possesses a working knowledge of accounting software systems
• Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills and is detail oriented
• Possesses a strong customer service focus as well as a strong sense of teamwork and work ethic

How AvalonBay Supports You

We know that our teams are the heart of our success and we’re committed to showing our appreciation.
We offer:

• Comprehensive benefits – health, dental & vision, 401(k) with company match, paid vacation and holidays, tuition reimbursement, an employee stock purchase plan and more!
• Growth based on achievement and promotion from within.
• Associate recognition (a company-wide recognition program that celebrates associate efforts and successes in contributing to the overall success of the organization – including destination awards, ‘AvalonBay’s Very Best’ recognition program and others!).
• A 20% discount on our incredible apartment homes.
• A culture built on purpose and our core values -a Commitment to Integrity, a Spirit of Caring, and a Focus on Continuous Improvement.

Additional Info

AvalonBay is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  We believe that in order to achieve our purpose of creating a better way to live, we must recruit, develop and retain associates with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives and create an environment that encourages all voices to be heard, understood and appreciated. With this we know we can do great things.

AvalonBay makes employment decisions without regard to a person’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation or related medical conditions), age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including characteristics or testing), citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by the law.

AvalonBay will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with requirements under the law.

For California residents, if you elect to apply to AvalonBay you accept the AvalonBay California Personnel Privacy Notice

Job ID 28532
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