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AP Coordinator & Research

Equity LifeStyle Properties (NYSE: ELS) owns and operates the highest quality portfolio of Manufactured Home Communities, RV resorts and campgrounds in North America. Over the course of nearly 50 years, we own and have controlling interest in nearly 400 communities and resorts in 32 states and British Columbia. Our guests and residents enjoy rich vacation and lifestyle experiences in our communities and resorts.

We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the leader in our industry. If you want to work for a company that truly cares about its customers, stakeholders, and the community then Equity Lifestyle Properties is just the place for you.

Our company is currently looking for a AP Coordinator & Research to join our Chicago Office.Please apply if you feel you are qualified!

Summary: The AP Coordinator is an essential member of our Accounting Department. He/she ensures communications and builds relationships with outside vendors as well as internal employees, including upper management. The Accounts Payable Coordinator reviews and processes payment for a high volume of vendor invoices, assists in processing the weekly check runs, and maintains vendor files. This position also requires the review of all Staff Accounts Payable Coordinator work for accuracy. 

Duties include: 

  • Sort the mails daily, stamp date on the invoice.
  • Manage accounts payable invoices, purchase orders, and check requests. Match the purchase order to proper invoice.
  • Key in the entire invoice to system.
  • Process the weekly accounts payable check run, release checks.
  • Answer the phone call from the vendors. Research and resolve vendor’s inquiries, reply to vendors appropriately.
  • File and maintain all AP invoice.
  • Backup for cashier, make deposit preparation and run to bank.
  • Support finance department with other various projects, tasks as necessary

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • High level of experience and expertise with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with Research
  • Experience with 1099

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

This position requires an Associate degree or Bachelor's degree in Accounting, or AP experience. Well organized and dependable, strong attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines.

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills in customer focused environment
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Solid understanding of accounts payable processing cycles.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Knowledge of an Accounts Payable system.

We thank all applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Local candidates only please. No relocation funds are available.

EOE

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