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Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant

Bank of Hawaii
Oahu, HI
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Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant-1800784

Does this sound like you?
Are you ambitious?  Want to make a difference in people’s lives?  Do you thrive in an environment that leverages your abilities as a fast learner, good listener, and problem-solver?   If you love challenges, relish complexity, and have moxie, consider applying your unique talents with a Hawaii banking leader – Bank of Hawaii.  Here you can be at the forefront of whatever you do. Welcome to your tomorrow!

A day in your life as an Accounts Payable Accounting Assistant:
Under the supervision of the Accounts Payable Supervisor, the Accounting Assistant processes vendor invoices and employee reimbursement reports for payment through the automated accounts payable system.  This entails inputting vendor invoices and employee reimbursement report information, balancing data input and processing checks by the automated system for distribution. Assists with the business unit’s compliance with applicable laws, regulations, regulatory requirements and Bank policies and procedures, including but not limited to those related to Fair Banking, Anti-Money Laundering laws and regulations, Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act. 

We’ll give you these important responsibilities…
  • Receives, batches, date stamps, codes invoices and employee expense reports for Bank of Hawaii and subsidiaries. Analyzes each invoice/employee expense for authentication, matches invoice to purchase orders, determines and assigns general ledger account/cost center allocation, inputs on computer and verifies entries. Processes automated invoice such as Foxtrot and CSV files. 
  • Researches, analyzes and responds to inquiries regarding payments, cost allocation charges posted to the general ledger accounts and makes adjusting entries when necessary. Processes general ledger upload files, checks, branch clearings tickets and entry letters within the 5 day deadline.  
  • Audits employee expense and vendor reports. Prepares daily and monthly reconciliation reports. 
  • Prints and mails vendor checks according to disbursement instructions. Files invoices/employee expense reports and maintains files.  Processes all incoming mail.

…if you come to us with these qualifications…

  • High school diploma or G.E.D. In addition, 2 years of post-high school education in Accounting or related subject or equivalent work experience. 

  • Minimum 1 - 2 years accounting experience in accounts payable and general ledger experience preferred.

Technical Skills:  
  • Demonstrated proficiency with personal computers and Microsoft applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) or similar software. 
  • Knowledge of or ability to use Bank software and systems.    
  • Knowledge and operational use of 10 key by touch and must have strong keyboarding skills with minimal errors. 

Other Job Qualifications: 
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely.  
  • Possess positive attitude in dealing with internal and external customers.  
  • Ability to work in a team based work environment.  
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as assigned.  
  • Must be able to lift files up to 30 lbs, and may use a step stool and bend and stretch for filing and retrieving folders.

Bank of Hawaii
In 1897, Bank of Hawaii was the first chartered and incorporated bank in the Republic of Hawaii. We’ve been here from territorial days, growing and changing with Hawaii. Today, we are the largest independent bank in Hawaii – a result of knowing our business and community, and always staying ahead of change.  We are constantly finding creative ways to deliver leading edge financial services to our customers.  Now, we’re embracing change with our new 21st century banking. 
It’s our people who help us succeed in offering first class service and products to our customers.  As a member of the Bank of Hawaii community, you will be among the very best in your profession in an environment that places a high value on integrity, innovation and teamwork.  People who are agile, savvy, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial can learn and grow with us.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected classification including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status.  Bank of Hawaii takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance in employment legally recognized individuals including minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Function Accounting/Finance
Primary Location Hawaii-Oahu
Schedule Full-time
Job Posting Sep 25, 2018, 5:57:02 PM
Unposting Date Ongoing


Posted: 2018-10-21 Expires: 2018-11-20
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