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Careers at Ongweoweh Corp

Positions at Ongweoweh

Ongweoweh Corp is hiring ! To apply, please send your resume to hr@ongweoweh.com or call (607) 266-7070.

Accounts Payable Team Lead 

Job Summary: Assists in the management of the Accounts Payable team to ensure accounts payable transactions are processed accurately. Performs general accounting duties related to maintaining, recording, compiling and analyzing financial information and for month end and year-end reporting. Assists vendors with questions or issues related to accounting statements and invoices. Supervises Accounts Payable team including but not limited to hiring, monitoring performance, providing feedback, and conducting yearly performance appraisals.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:  (Additional duties may be assigned)

  • Manages the training & development of Accounts Payable team. Responsible for instructing, and training in work methods, assigning, scheduling, planning, checking, and approving work, including daily vendor payment journals. Supervises Accounts Payable team and communicates regularly with the Accounting Manager on employee matters.
  • Receives and responds to telephone and email inquiries from vendors and staff. Follows up on account statements and other discrepancies regarding received account payment, outstanding balances, initial order information and serves as liaison between departments and vendors in the resolution of billing disputes and inquiries. Performs related duties as requested to meet department and Company objectives.
  • Assists with various projects within the department and analyzes monthly reports.
  • Processes vendor invoices by matching original invoices and requests for payment with internal purchase orders. Identifies and reconciles discrepancies. Electronically enters accounts payable data into database for payment in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for processing operating expenses with detail for payment.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or related field required.
  • Three to five years of bookkeeping/accounting experience required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will be considered.
  • Two years of supervisory experience required.

Special Requirements:

  • Driver’s license. Enhanced driver’s license and/or passport preferred.
  • Ability to work overtime and be on-call as needed.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervises Accounts Payable team including but not limited to hiring, monitoring performance, providing feedback, and conducting yearly performance appraisals.

 Equipment, Machines and Software Used:

Ability to operate various office equipment including computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, and photocopier.

Computer Software: Microsoft D365, and Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must be able to perform basic personal computer skills that include sending/receiving e-mail messages, posting information to a database or spreadsheet, performing basic word processing, bookkeeping, and/or data entry, and creating spreadsheets, graphics, and reports using standard software applications.
  • Knowledge of standard accounts payable policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Ability to understand and interpret vendor invoices, statements, and other requests for payment.
  • Knowledge of purchase orders and related accounts payable documentation
  • Ability to calculate numbers, create spreadsheets, correct entries, and post to records.
  • Ability to process computer data and to format and generate reports.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems.
  • Excellent attention to detail.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time, stand, walk, talk, hear, use hands to grasp, handle or feel, stoop, kneel, crouch, or bend, and perform repetitive motions of the hands and/or wrists.
  • Ability to exert up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Close mental and visual attention required to perform work dealing primarily with preparing, analyzing, and interpreting data and figures, using a computer terminal, and/or extensive reading. May include significant use of a computer terminal for data entry.

Internal Account Manager 

Job Summary: Manages customer account optimization strategies to meet assigned expectations of profitability.  Develop and maintain strong customer relationships to maximize profit and business potential. Leads solution development efforts that address customer needs, while coordinating the involvement of all necessary company personnel. Evaluates customer’s packaging design and identifies deficiencies within a customer’s packaging related supply chain to promote solution focused business. Prepares business cases to capitalize on optimization initiatives and drive profit and value. Minimal travel (potential to visit once per quarter) to existing customer locations to maintain customer relationships. Primary duties consist of internal activities assisting in all accounts and resolving account issues while account manager is on the road or out of the office.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:  (Additional duties may be assigned)

75% Manages account related issues in relation to service, quality and pricing. Responsible for the establishment of close vendor and customer relationships in order to resolve any issues that might arise. Daily activities include, but are not limited to, covering last minute orders or exploring new vendor options to fill orders, providing the customer and vendor with corrective actions for any quality issues, bidding out existing or new business, and working in Best Pallet/Best Load software to create new customer specifications and resolving any invoice disputes with customers and vendors.

15% Assists in bidding out existing or new business, setting up new customers and /or vendors, working with the Accounting Department on customer 30/60/90 aging, completing necessary reports and documents for price changes and educating the customers on market conditions.

10% Travel to vendors to have an understanding of the manufacturing process, equipment used for manufacturing, perform inventory counts, and perform audits. Travel to customers to perform audits to assess quality, follow up on service, have an understanding of their processes and how our product interacts with theirs, and look for other avenues for growing our business with them.

 Education and Experience:

  • Associates degree in business, logistics, or related field required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of sales or account management experience preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • Driver’s license. Enhanced driver’s license and/or passport preferred.
  • Ability to work overtime and be on-call as needed.

 Equipment, Machines and Software Used:

Ability to operate various office equipment including computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, and photocopier.

Computer Software: Microsoft D365, Sage500, Crystal Reports (or similar report software), Power BI and Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, and Excel.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Computer proficiency including word processing, spreadsheets, and generating reports using standard software applications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse customers and suppliers.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to interact with customers, vendors and co-workers in a professional and helpful manner in person or via phone or written correspondence.
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects and details simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative in meeting sales and profit goals.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and data files.
  • Ability to gather data, analyze information and solve problems.
  • Must possess and maintain a professional appearance with a pleasant personality.
  • Willingness to take on new challenges.
  • Knowledge of ISO policy is a plus.
  • Excellent negotiation and analytical skills.

 

Ongweoweh Benefits

Ongweoweh Corp offers extensive benefits for all of their employee’s, covering generous health premiums for individuals and families in addition to providing vision, dental and life insurance. Ongweoweh Corp also provides benefits to qualified domestic partners (same and opposite sex). Our family atmosphere promotes a fun work environment with monthly fun day activities. We also serve our community with a charitable giving volunteer program.

Internships at Ongweoweh

Ongweoweh Corp offers internship opportunities to qualified college students in various departments. Interns gain hands-on experience while working on real-world projects and learning from some of the brightest minds in our industry. The Company also has an Internship Program geared toward Native American students as a means to provide Native youth with opportunities for professional development in business.

Shannon Martin

Shannon Martin

Director of Human Resources