Company Overview

OpticsPlanet is a leading internet retailer devoted to serving those with personal and professional pursuits in hunting, outdoors, military, law enforcement, eyewear, and laboratory equipment.  Our portfolio of over a dozen different web properties includes OpticsPlanet.com, our flagship store, and DVOR.com, the world's first private sales site devoted to outdoorsmen, hunters, hobbyists and military personnel.

Since our inception in 2000, this portfolio of industry-leading ecommerce sites has been built and maintained by a team of passionate individuals who enjoy working in our dynamic, casual, team-oriented work environment. Named one of the top "100 Best Companies to Work For" by the Chicago Tribune, our campus is full of passionate and ambitious teams working together to achieve success. OpticsPlanet is quick to name its employees as the #1 reason we've collected such an abundance of awards and accolades, including seven consecutive years on both the Internet Retailer Top 500 as well as the Inc. 5000, which highlights the nation's fastest growing companies.

Duties & Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Train, coach and manage six A/P team members
  • Ensure A/P team follows A/P processes and procedures
  • Maintain and update processes to improve efficiency and maximize payment discounts
  • Assist in the implementation of automation tools/software
  • Maintain and review KPI to ensure goals are achieved
  • Create complete A/P procedural manual
  • Reprioritize tasks, as needed, to ensure achievement of key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Research and resolve questions, issues and problems affecting accounts payable

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Timely communication with vendors and internal OpticsPlanet departments
  • Work with accounts payable team, vendors and internal departments to resolve price and quantity discrepancies
  • Request credit memos from vendors
  • Provide payment status to vendors and internal departments when requested
  • Process invoices by matching to appropriate receiving documentation
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve discrepancies
  • Ensure proper filing of all A/P documents
  • Perform other various tasks as assigned

Job Requirements and Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Accounting required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years accounting experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing an A/P team
  • Experience managing 500+ inventory vendors
  • Experience transitioning from manual to automated process strongly desired
  • Accounting software knowledge is a must; Microsoft Dynamics 365 experience is preferred
  • MS Office proficient with intermediate Excel skills (pivot tables, formulas, etc.)
  • Prior experience utilizing EDI or automated A/P processes
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Strong analytical skills and work ethic
  • Must be able to prioritize and have strong organizational skills
  • Experience in a fast paced, high volume environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

Work Location - Northbrook, IL

Ecentria, LLC and its Companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need


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