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AP Coordinator

Equity LifeStyle Properties (ELS) is the leading operator of Manufactured Home Communities, RV Resorts, and Campgrounds in North America. ELS consists of nearly 400 resorts in 32 states and British Columbia and a team of over 4,000 employees. Our beautiful communities and parks are located in the most desirable regions of the country and we offer a variety of homes and camping options to meet a wide range of customers' needs. Our guests and residents enjoy rich vacation and lifestyle experiences in our various resorts.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a AP Coordinator & Research to join our Chicago Office.

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. 

Job 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

Requirements include: 

  • 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
  • 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.

In return for your excellent skills and abilities, you may be eligible for our benefits package including: salary, bonus program, health insurance, 401(k), STD/LTD, Life Insurance/AD&D, and paid holidays and vacations. 

We invite you to visit our web site at www.equitylifestyleproperties.com for additional information regarding our exceptional resort communities.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome and thank all applicants.

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