AP Coordinator - LOA for 12 weeks plus - possible additional opportunities. Position Overview The Pension Coordinator processes payments and associated reporting to the unions and guilds for Pension, Health & Welfare and is the point of contact for union representatives. The Pension Coordinator is expected to have a high level of knowledge of union rules regarding contributions and must have excellent communication and accounting system skills. Essential Functions • Process weekly and monthly union contribution checks for multiple unions and guilds • Provide quality service in assisting both internal and external customers with inquiries and researching issues • Proficient knowledge and utilization of both the payroll database system and finance accounting system • Maintain accurate files on all payments made in accordance with company policy and procedure • Perform other related duties and assignments as needed Core Competencies Client Service • Focused on meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers Interpersonal Skills • Treats people with respect • Relates well to all levels and kinds of people inside and outside the organization • Is tactful and uses diplomacy • Makes others comfortable and puts them at ease • Builds constructive and effective relationships • Capable of diffusing tense situations comfortably Teamwork • Works collaboratively with others • Willingly shares information • Works with team to solve problems and resolve issues • Thinks “we” not “I”; works for best solution rather than own solution • Promotes a team spirit of common effort and results • Actively supports team decisions Initiative • Self-Starter • Accepts and promotes continuous improvement • Overcomes barriers to achieve success Productivity • Allocates own time efficiently • Prioritizes and handles multiple demands • Eliminates inefficiencies • Uses technology to enhance productivity • Creative problem solver who is extremely well organized Requirements • Minimum of 1 year experience in Accounting or related department • Excellent oral and written communication ability • Ability to work towards team and individual goals • Must exhibit sense of urgency with regard to client servicing • Excellent time management skills • Proficiency with Microsoft Office – Excel and Word • Flexibility to shift priorities as needed to service the team’s clients and needs • Self-motivated, must be able to work independently, goal oriented Special Working Conditions • Occasional overtime may be required Physical Demands • SEDENTARY - Exerts up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, or pull. Involves sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time.