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Supplier Master Data Accounts Payable Specialist


Cox Enterprises is seeking for a Supplier Master Data Specialist who will support Accounts Payable in the daily processing of all new supplier setups and maintenance request in addition to processing 1099’s and 1042’s in a fast paced centralized accounting services environment providing supplier master data maintenance services across multiple divisions.

Job Duties and Responsibilities
  • Monitor the Supplier Master Data mail box and provide a timely and accurate response to internal customers and vendors
  • Process all items from the SMD mailbox and respond to all inquiries for assistance and approvals of Echosign new vendor documents
  • Work closely with external supplier data management to ensure all vendors are setup correctly for 1099 reporting
  • Stay informed of any regulation changes and maintain the IRS process of preparing 1099-MISC, 1099-INT forms and 1042 forms
  • Prepare 1099 and 1042 forms and mail and e-file by IRS deadlines
  • Serves as a SME on tax information reporting and related requirements with ability to identify proper tax reporting classification based on W9 data as per the IRS guidelines
  • Ability to interface with Corporate Accounting, Tax, Accounts Payable, Legal, Cox Divisions, and third party provider as well as management and vendors about 1099 issues
  • Use the IRS TIN matching website as needed to validate vendor name/tax information
  • Ensure B-notices are handled precisely as needed
  • Other duties and/or special projects may be assigned to meet business needs.


  • Expert knowledge of IRS filing requirements regarding 1099 & 1042 filings laws/regulations
  • 4 years of Accounts Payable processing experience 
  • 3 years of 1099 experience and former tax reporting
  • Minimum 1 year 1042 experience
  • Ability to evaluate, analyze,  and prioritize data in various forms and formats 
  • Ability to complete tasks using internet based software  
  • Intermediate knowledge of proper accounting principles, practices, and procedures
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team setting; be a self –starter as well as be flexible    and adaptable in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; high attention to details
  • Excel, Microsoft Word, and Outlook
  • Strong problem solving skills with acute attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • High School/GED required

  • Oracle R12 exposure preferred
  • Exposure to various AP software work flow systems
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred

About Cox Enterprises


Cox Enterprises is a leading communications, media and automotive services company. The company's major operating subsidiaries include Cox Communications (cable television distribution, high-speed Internet access, telephone, home security and automation, commercial telecommunications and advertising solutions); Cox Automotive (automotive-related auctions, financial services, media and software solutions); and Cox Media Group (television and radio stations, digital media, newspapers and advertising sales rep firms).


The company's major national brands include Autotrader, Kelley Blue Book and Manheim. Through Cox Automotive, the company's international operations stretch across Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. To learn more about Cox's commitment to people, sustainability and our communities, please visit


Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Organization: Cox Enterprises

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-6205 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

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