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Evergy, Inc. Accounts Payable Specialist in Topeka, Kansas



JOB TITLE: Accounts Payable Specialist


DEPARTMENT: Accounts Payable – Topeka General Office or Kansas City Headquarters


Kansas City, MO

PAY RANGE: Accounts Payable Specialist I: $36,100 - $45,100

Accounts Payable Specialist II: $41,100 - $51,400

Sr Accounts Payable Specialist: $48,000 - $60,000

Lead Accounts Payable Specialist: $55,200 - $69,000

Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; Additional hours as needed.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility is reviewing the scanning and interpretation results from the Symbeo software. Adjustments to the results may be required during the verification process. Provide support to internal customers and vendors regarding the status of payment of invoices. Provide support to the internal customer if payments need to be expedited. Handle non-routine vendor inquiries. Ensure that established financial internal controls are adhered to in the performance of specific responsibilities. Work with vendors to transition the deliver method of invoices to email.


Education and Experience Requirements:

This position typically has a bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, finance, economics or related business field. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in accounts payable or a business-related field. Experience with PeopleSoft Financial strongly preferred.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

  • Must demonstrate the ability to answer internal customers and vendors questions.

  • Must display strong degree of initiative and self-reliance with the ability to self-prioritize and demonstrate the ability to switch tasks to fit current needs.

  • Maintain and enhance professional relationships throughout the company.

  • Demonstrate the ability to follow through on assigned tasks and accept changes in processes to meet the business needs.

  • Must have experience in an electronic accounts payable processing environment and computer proficiency in general PC applications MS Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)

  • Requires excellent organizational and oral communications skills and the ability to work in a team setting.

  • Must have competency in typing and experience with PeopleSoft ERP software and Scan One/Symbeo software.

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: None

Working Conditions:

Normal office working conditions. Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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Job Field: Finance and Accounting

Req ID: ACC000U