Republic Services Accounts Payable Processor in Phoenix, Arizona

About Us

About Republic Services

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here.TM, our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue PlanetTM for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Our Heritage

Our history dates back to the early 1990’s when Republic Waste Services was formed to consolidate a series of regional waste collection companies. The Company underwent a series of name changes and business transformations during the early to mid-90’s and began trading as Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) on July 1, 1998. For the next 10 years, the Company experienced strong and dramatic growth and, in late 2008, Republic Services and Allied Waste Industries merged to create the current Company. Today, Republic Services is a Fortune 300 Company, operating across 39 states and Puerto Rico.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Processor is primarily responsible for the receipt, review, and classification of accounts payables transactions to ensure efficient and timely processing. This may include reviewing data, determining the accuracy of the information, researching discrepancies where apparent, interfacing with internal departments and vendors/suppliers to reach resolution, and obtaining proper approvals.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilitites

• General knowledge and understanding of accounts payable transactions and processes.

• Strong work ethic and positive attitude.

• Good math aptitude and the ability to work accurately with numbers.

• MS Excel skills at an intermediate level.

• Strong data entry skills (10,000 keystrokes per hour).

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to deal effectively, professionally and courteously with others.

• Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in high-volume, fast-paced environment.

• Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills with all levels, both internally and externally.

• Ability to analyze and evaluate procedures and work processes and to exercise appropriate judgment in establishing priorities and work methods.

• Ability to research and reconcile accounts and work with vendors to resolve issues.

• Ability to understand and apply basic accounting principles relating to accounts payable.

• Strong problem-solving capabilities.

Preferred Qualifications

• Minimum of 1 year of accounts payable or related experience.

• Minimum of 1 year of high volume data entry.

• Associate’s degree in Accounting.

• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

• Multi-company accounts payable processing experience.

Principal Responsibilities

• Organizes and prioritizes daily tasks to ensure they are addressed with the appropriate level of urgency.

• Processes a high volume of invoices and expense reports and prepares the bank deposit while following standard operating accounts payable procedures on a daily basis. Maintains a pre-established level of monthly invoice productivity in accordance with department goals.

• Partners with internal corporate departments and field divisions to address and resolve issues in a collaborative and timely manner.

• Researches and reconciles accounts with vendors in a professional and courteous manner to resolve issues, which may also include reconciling the daily and weekly banking transactions.

• May assist in maintaining purchase order systems and performing the necessary tasks to match purchase orders to receiving and invoicing documents to properly reconcile and resolve any variances.

• Assist in the decisions making process for Positive Pay banking exceptions.

• May process all field and corporate requests for Stop Payments, Voids and Escheats.

• May track, research, and deposit checks received from vendors and other sources.

• May process daily manual check requests and one-time vendor payments, as needed.

• May be responsible for researching payment gaps and collecting missing invoicing through analysis of monthly reporting.

• Assists others to facilitate effective work flow, as needed, including answering questions and providing training and support on accounts payable processes and procedures.

• Participates with cross-functional groups to address opportunities for improvements, making recommendations to implement more effective and efficient process and procedures.

• May serve in a backup capacity to the Accounts Payable Coordinator, as needed.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required by personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


• High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.