Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. Accounts Payable Coordinator - Financial Cash Disbursements in Newport News, Virginia

Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities :

To process payments in a manner that protects Ferguson’s assets and takes advantage of any discounts; ensuring that invoices are paid based on terms of the issued purchase order, resolving frozen vendors and invoices on hold.

  • Process all cash disbursements, including wire transfers, ACH and check payments

  • Review accuracy of Accounts Payable postings to General Ledger

  • Validate accurate execution of a large volume of payment requests in a timely manner

  • Collaborate with internal and external business partners to expedite the resolution of issues pertaining to payments (including escheatment)

  • Research and disposition any discrepancies by working with other business units

  • Resolve vendor maintenance additions, changes and issues efficiently

  • Execute various reports to ensure invoices will be paid when due per payment terms and discounts

  • Inform other Accounts Payable and/or HQ Finance departments of entry corrections, errors, changes and requests to review payables

Qualifications :

  • Basic knowledge of purchase order to invoice reconciliation process

  • Possess a thorough knowledge of debit memos written (including reason codes) to vendors and credit memos received from vendors

  • Basic knowledge of payment terms

  • Demonstrate knowledge in performance of basic- to intermediate-level commands in Microsoft Excel

  • Strong 10-key and/or Alpha-Numeric data entry skills which includes both speed and accuracy

  • Ability to work as a business partner with all associate levels and locations within the organization


The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson raises the bar for industry standards as the top-rated wholesale supplier of commercial and residential plumbing supplies. However, our expertise goes beyond plumbing. We are a diverse distributor that spans multiple businesses including HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial. In the past 65 years, we’ve grown from a local distributor to a $15 billion dollar company with more than 1,400 locations and over 24,000 associates nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering world-class service, and our customers know that “Nobody expects more from us than we do” is more than just a tagline to Ferguson associates. It’s a cultural belief that is demonstrated every day through exceptional customer service, product selection and industry knowledge.