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Accounts Payable Processor

Requisition ID: 261214 

  • Relocation Authorized: None 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Telework 
  • Work Location: Oak Ridge, TN 

Position Summary

Perform the functions of an Accounts payable processor, responsible for processing invoices related to project or corporate payables activity. Research, analyze, and resolve issues with invoices collaboratively with Project personnel and supplier contacts. Initiate contact/correspond with project personnel on commitment documents, material receiving reports, approvals, and invoices to ensure timely payment of invoices. Audit invoices and schedule invoices for payment ensuring corporate and NSE policies and procedures are properly adhered to. Assist with reporting requirements from project personnel, other finance departments, or management as needed and other duties as assigned.

Participates in work processes reviews and may recommend changes, assist in design, testing and implementation process and system changes. Develop and update desk procedures and may participate in development and delivery of training materials and classes.


•    Reports directly to Accounts Payable Supervisor, and interfaces with other service locations, project offices, controller management, and vendors regarding invoice payment process.
•    Responsible for monitoring and managing work of assigned group to ensure workload is distributed appropriately within the group using metrics and other control tools.
•    Responsible for providing direction and support to AP processors, as well as championing and supporting a positive team atmosphere. Review and audit work to verify for accuracy and conformance to Bechtel and departmental guidelines.
•    Actively assists in resolving outstanding issues, monitors communications for quality control, and escalates unresolved issues to management.


Qualifications and Skills

Basic Qualifications
•    Requires 2-3 years progressively responsible experience and proficiency in basic accounting functions such as payroll, payables, or receivables
•    Requires basic knowledge of accounting concepts and principles plus working knowledge of related activities gained through specialized education and/or work experiences
•    Due to our government contract requirements, applicant must be a US citizen.


Preferred Qualifications
•    Must have strong customer service focus
•    Basic knowledge of general business practices
•    Basic knowledge of document imaging software, document management software, Ad-Hoc Reporting Tools, and ERP systems for Accounts Payable process preferably Oracle.
•    Advanced skills in the areas of oral and written communications, process controls, MS Office suite of applications (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook), accounts payable and general accounting
•    Must be dependable, punctual, conscientious, and function well in a team environment
•    Prior experience in an accounting operation using a major ERP (Oracle/SAP/other) system is highly desirable
•    Basic understanding of Six Sigma/Lean methodology is desired
•    Specific knowledge of accounts payable cycle from material requisition to actual payment is highly desirable
•    The ideal candidate will be flexible and adaptable and have the ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude and maintain composure under stress
•    The ideal candidate must be 'self-starter' capable of working independently, taking initiative identifying and resolving issues, managing workload, and handling correspondence
•    The ideal candidate must possess good organization skills, ability to provide constant attention to detail, and have ability to apply quality control over a heavy volume work with tight deadlines
•    Candidate is expected to maintain confidentiality of all information entrusted to the position



Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with Bechtel's duty to provide and maintain a safe workplace for our employees and to safeguard the health of our families, customers, and visitors, we have adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for each work location, which may include a vaccination or testing requirement. Please speak with your Bechtel recruiter to determine which protocols apply to the work location for the job you are seeking.