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Carter's/OshKosh Vendor Maintenance Coordinator in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Descriptions:

Carter’s, Inc. is the largest branded marketer in North America of apparel exclusively for babies and young children. The Company owns the Carter’s and OshKosh B’gosh brands, two of the most recognized brands in the marketplace. These brands are sold in leading department stores, national chains, and specialty retailers domestically and internationally. They are also sold through more than 1,000 Company-operated stores in the United States, Canada, and Mexico and online at www.carters.com, www.oshkosh.com, www.cartersoshkosh.ca, and www.carters.com.mx. The Company’s Child of Mine brand is available at Walmart, its Just One You brand is available at Target, and its Simple Joys brand is available on Amazon. The Company also owns Skip Hop, a global lifestyle brand for families with young children. Carter’s is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Additional information may be found at www.carters.com.

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Essential Job functions (Tasks, duties and responsibilities most important to get the job done)

The primary role of the Vendor Maintenance Associate - AP is to create, review and approve vendor profiles internally and externally. The Vendor Maintenance Associate - AP will also be responsible for updating the vendor details internally and externally. As well as vendor invoice management delegation of authority.

  • Management of the Vendor onboarding process including communication with the vendors as well as internal business partners and indirect sourcing team

  • Review and submit new internal and external vendor creation requests and ensure the request is approved through concerned approval levels and contains all of the relevant requirements to be an active vendor with Carter’s (e.g. W9/W8, vendor verification (TIN/Navex), completion of approved checklist, etc)

  • Manage vendor updates, such as updating vendor details in SAP.

  • Function as the key internal contact for all business partners seeking to onboard a new vendor

  • Periodic reviews of all vendor data and activity status to ensure that the vendor profiles are current and accurate

  • Function customer service back-up

  • Assist the other roles within accounts payable, as necessary

Knowledge, skill and ability requirements (minimum competencies required for job performance)

  • Experience in managing vendor onboarding and year end vendor reporting (e.g. 1099/1042)

  • Proficient understanding of Vendor Invoice Management processes and associated technologies

  • Proficient understanding of 1099 and 1042 processes

  • Strong emphasis on critical thinking and reasoning skills

  • Confident in the use of technology to complete tasks

  • Enthusiastic personality, capable of presenting an empathetic and positive problem-solving personality to internal and external stakeholders

  • Diligent demeanor capable of ensuring compliance to detail

  • Demonstrated experience to manage high volumes of daily tasks

  • Experience working with people at all levels of an organization

  • Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships

  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations

  • Problem solving and root cause identification skills

  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others

  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication

  • Attention to detail ensuring accuracy and timeliness

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office with advanced Excel skills

Prior work experience and educational requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree is preferred, Accounting, Finance, or Technical degree is preferred

  • 3 to 5 years AP experience in a high volume invoice processing department

  • Experience working with SAP or large ERP system, specifically in the area of accounts payable strongly preferred


Carters is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.

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From: Carters, Inc