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Jr Accountant

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Batavia, IL, US

Company: AGCO

Jr Accountant – Vendor Master and Payments Specialist

Who are we looking for:

At AGCO, we believe that when our employees succeed, our business succeeds. It’s a people philosophy that we believe and invest in.  We make sure all of our employees – in every function, every geography and at every level – have the tools they need to be successful and take charge of their career. Because when our people grow, our business grows. Every day. Every way.


The AGCO Finance Division has an exciting opportunity for a Jr. Accountant to join its team in delivering extraordinary results at the Batavia, IL Parts Distribution Center. The Batavia PDC is the master distribution center for North America operating around the clock to serve internal and external customers on a global scale. This is a role with growth potential and developmental opportunities.


The Vendor Master and Payments Specialist will lead the Vendor Master data function for Aftersales and Batavia A/P shared services.  This role will also participate in payments processing and process improvement.  The Batavia A/P team processes direct and indirect invoices and payments for the AfterSales organization, North America plants, and Home Office.

What you will do:

  • Processes Vendor Setup requests to ensure proper routing approval and receipt of complete vendor package.  Data entry into JDE for direct vendors and coordination with SAP support team in Budapest for entry of all (direct and indirect) vendors. Independently leads the day-to day activities of the Vendor Master Data requests and ongoing maintenance.
  • Responsible for due diligence of all Vendor change requests, including bank change verification.
  • Stringent adherence to best practices to ensure the integrity of all data change requests.
  • Must be a skilled communicator in order to work with Purchasing and remote data team in Budapest via direct, phone, or email correspondence.
  • Support Payments Processor as a backup and team leader
  • Review and manage high profile vendor payment processing with unique procedures.
  • Maintain written documentation of all processes and procedures.
  • Sales and Use tax form completion and submission
  • Process year end 1099 and T4 forms

What you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting
  • 5-10 years’ experience in Accounts Payable or vendor maintenance

A plus if you have:

  • Strong self-initiative, leadership, communication, interpersonal, strategic, planning and organizational skills
  • ERP Vendor Master and Payments experience required ; SAP experience is a plus
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Comfortable with large volume of data
  • Carries out all duties in accordance with the company mission and philosophy
  • Must be self-sufficient and have the ability to think strategically, look forward, and plan tactically and logically
  • Demonstrates honesty and integrity at all times


What we offer:


Experience our global diversity and enterprising spirit while helping us create innovative technologies and a positive impact that helps feed the world’s nearly 8 billion people. From the day you decide to join AGCO, we want to engage and excite you and we’re clear on where we want to go as a business and we trust you to help us there. Whether you want to learn a new skill or you aspire to do something different, we can help you develop the skills you need to take your career - and our business - to the next level.


We also invite you to “Make the Most of YOU” - Benefits include: health care and wellness plans, flexible and virtual work options (where available), 401(k) Savings Plan with company match, paid holidays and paid time off, flexible spending accounts, reimbursement for continuing education, company philanthropic programs, company perks programs, and much more…


Please note that this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all required activities, duties, responsibilities or benefits and may change at any time with or without notice.


AGCO is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


AGCO is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural engineering with a portfolio of exciting international brands which deliver solutions to farmers in 140 countries through a full line offer from tractors and combine harvesters to protein production systems and smart farming software solutions – to an environment where the future is happening now. Join us as we bring agriculture into the future.



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