Accounts Payable Specialist Job Description
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As an Accounts Payable Specialist, you will be responsible for processing all invoices received for payments and for undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner. This will involve, compiling and maintaining accounts payable records, while also providing clerical and administrative support as needed. We are looking for an objective Accounts Payable Specialist who combines a solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented and possess the ability to effectively work both independently and in a team setting. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
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We need of an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team. The Accounts Payable Specialist will work in a fast-paced/high-volume environment and will be responsible for processing accounts payable invoices and check requests, responsible to ensure that checks are dispersed per vendor and company terms. The ideal candidate would have 2+ years of experience in an Accounts Payable Specialist role performing: high volume accounts payable, 3-way matching, coding, and cutting checks, preparing journal entries, reconciliations, and vendor management.
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The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for providing internal and external customers with high-quality, professional payable and receivable services. The Accounts Payable Specialist will assist our facilities, vendors, and customers on all issues, and key invoices, apply cash received using a variety of systems, and offer solutions or teaching opportunities in a positive manner.
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The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for the entire accounts payable processing cycle including invoices; expense reimbursements; corporate cards; creating purchase requisitions; responding to employee and vendor questions; and opening, date stamping, and distributing accounts payable mail. Additionally, the employee will be responsible for the student and transfer record check refund process and maintaining all vendor, transfer records, and employee reimbursement files.
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We are looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist. The position performs accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. Provides financial, clerical, and administrative services to ensure efficient and accurate payment of accounts.
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Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the timely payment of invoices by vendor payment terms and ensuring the accuracy of those invoices against purchase orders and receivers. In addition, Accounts Payable Specialist will prepare journal entries and account reconciliations to help facilitate month-end closings.
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The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for providing financial, administrative, and clerical services to ensure effective, efficient, and accurate accounting and accounts payable operations. Accounting responsibilities include booking journal entries, maintaining the general ledger, and account reconciliation. Administrative responsibilities include maintenance of vendor records, invoicing input, and payment processing. Under management’s direction, interact with other departments of the company, vendors, and agents.
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We are seeking an extremely reliable individual to ensure the accounts payable function is always running smoothly. The Accounts Payable Specialist will have direct exposure to leadership and will have the opportunity to make a big impact through streamlining processes and policies.
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The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for issuing payments to vendors. All work is time sensitive and managed through phone queue, email, and/or fax.
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The Accounts Payable Specialist is primarily responsible for the detailed and accurate processing of invoices, matching purchase orders, and working closely with the accounting team in calculating month-end accruals.
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Frequently asked questions
What are the skills of an Accounts Payable Specialist?
The skills of an Accounts Payable Specialist may include:
Attention to detail: An accounts payable specialist should have excellent attention to detail to ensure that invoices and payments are accurate and properly recorded.
Organizational skills: An accounts payable specialist should be able to organize and maintain records and documentation related to accounts payable.
Time management skills: An accounts payable specialist should be able to prioritize tasks and manage their time effectively to ensure that invoices are paid on time.
Communication skills: An accounts payable specialist should be able to communicate effectively with vendors and other stakeholders to resolve issues or discrepancies.
Basic math skills: An accounts payable specialist should have basic math skills to perform calculations related to invoices and payments.
Technical proficiency: An accounts payable specialist should be familiar with accounting software and systems used to manage accounts payable.
What are the daily duties of an Accounts Payable Specialist?
The daily duties of an Accounts Payable Specialist may include:
Receiving and processing invoices for payment
Reviewing and reconciling vendor statements to ensure the accuracy of invoices and payments
Corresponding with vendors to resolve any issues or discrepancies related to invoices and payments
Processing and scheduling payments to vendors, including preparing checks or initiating electronic payments
Maintaining accurate records of invoices and payments in accounting systems
Collaborating with other members of the finance and accounting team to ensure that all financial records are accurate and up-to-date
Conducting audits of accounts payable records to identify any errors or inconsistencies.