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The Mosaic Company AP Technician - Unclaimed Property & Recovery in Lithia, Florida

Are you our next Accounts Payable Technician – Unclaimed Property & Recovery?

The Accounts Payable Technician – Unclaimed Property & Recovery is responsible for the filing of annual reports to each state of property that meets state law criteria to be considered unclaimed or abandoned, and for delivering that property to the state in a timely manner. This person will support the MBS Shared Services Accounts Payable and MBS Accounting Teams and will be responsible for the timely and accurate filing of annual reports to applicable states and delivering property to states in a timely manner. Responsibilities will include researching any/all interest and/or penalty assessments levied by the states for untimely annual reporting, responding to abatement requests, recovering unclaimed property owed to Mosaic, and reviewing, processing and coordinating all debit balance accounts.

What will you do?

  • Unclaimed Property: Determine unclaimed property filing requirements by state and accurately complete required filings in a timely manner. Perform due diligence to ensure that vendors are contacted regarding uncashed/unclaimed property. Process incoming due diligence mail responses from vendors. Coordinate the reissue of payments based upon vendor responses. Work with state unclaimed property departments to facilitate reclaims regarding prior years’ filings. Complete Unclaimed Property audit requests. Analyze the potential Unclaimed Property information (state/business notices, outstanding checks and credits), communicate with the states/businesses and offer support as they research and remediate items. Obtain all necessary documentation to file a business claim as may be required by State/Federal agencies for reclaiming the unclaimed property funds. Perform identification, claims retrieval/submittal and follow up on all unclaimed properties owed. Proactively search State and Federal databases under acquired companies to recover unclaimed property.

  • Payment Recovery: Perform data analysis to identify recovery opportunities for vendors that are overpaid due to pricing variances, duplicate payments, tax errors, etc. Review, process and coordinate all debit balance vendor accounts to recover losses resulting from overpayments or credits not being taken. Review, process and coordinate incoming payments resulting from recovery efforts. Collaborate effectively with internal and external customers to gather needed information, resolve differences, and complete work on schedule. Work with accounting team on recording transactions (i.e. unapplied cash). Identify root causes that drive the need for payment recovery (i.e. duplicate payments).

  • Reporting: Process annual 1099’s. Provide regular reports on Unclaimed Property and Payment Recovery to Management. Prepare reconciliation reports for each state.

  • Other Duties and Special Projects as assigned by management.

What do you need for this role?

  • High School Diploma required

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Business with an emphasis in Finance or Accounting preferred

  • 3+ years of Accounts Payable experience

  • For those candidates without a bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of Accounts Payable experience

  • Experience with, or demonstrated knowledge of AP Recovery processes

  • Experience with Unclaimed Property (including multi-state reporting)

  • Experience in a corporate accounting department or general ledger/financial services department

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook), with emphasis on complex Excel spreadsheets

  • SAP knowledge/experience is required

  • Experience with Maximo preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Attention to detail, accuracy and organizational skills are a must.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills

  • Strong conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to effectively work with employees at all levels within the company and with external vendors

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within a team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple priorities, successfully resolve complex matters, quickly understand processes/workflows and identify risks

  • Ability to identify opportunities for process enhancements while supporting existing standards with focus towards providing excellent service to our customers.

  • Hard working, results-oriented approach

  • Self-motivated and ability to take initiative

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to safely perform the essential functions of the job without posing a direct threat to the safety of his or her own self, or the safety of others.

Mosaic is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status.

Mosaic participates in the US E-Verify program.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

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The Mosaic Company

The Mosaic Company is the world's leading integrated producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. We employ more than 15,000 people in six countries and participate in every aspect of crop nutrition development.

We conduct our work with integrity and excellence, and we strive to be a thoughtful neighbor in each of our operating communities. We use our financial resources, expertise and innovative spirit to demonstrate our shared commitment to good corporate citizenship.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

Career Opportunities

At Mosaic, we believe success comes when we make smart choices about our stewardship of the environment, how we engage our people, and the way we manage our resources. We’re committed to maintaining a safe, healthy and respectful work environment for our workforce. And we’re dedicated to ensuring Mosaic is a place where people are proud to work and grow.

Mosaic is always looking for bright, passionate individuals who are motivated by our purpose, and who want to build their careers with a global leader in agriculture. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, as well as meaningful career development opportunities.

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