Accounts Payable Specialist

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Wakefield, MA
$55,000 - $65,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 21, 2018
Job ID
  • Code invoices to appropriate expense codes to insure accurate financial reporting.
  • Enter invoices and vouchers into computer to set up for payment to take advantage of cash discounts.
  • Fax/email tax exempt certificates in a timely manner to assure that we are not charged tax.
  • Reconcile credit card statements.
  • Process employee expense accounts and route for approval when needed for timely reimbursement in accordance with company policy.
  • Run accounts payable checks weekly and hand checks as required to take advantage of discounts, pay vendors on a timely basis and meet emergency payment requirements.
  • Maintains accuracy and timeliness of payments; must comply with company standards.
  • Verify questionable invoices with superintendents and office staff to assure payment of only accurate and valid invoices.
  • Research statements and phone calls from vendors regarding open balances and questionable items to maintain supplier “good will,” assure favorable discounts and prevent service interruption.
  • Organize archives for AP files.
  • Maintains effective systems to assure timely processing of data.
  • Identify areas for process improvement.
  • Maintains thorough understanding of Accounting System.

Must have 5+ years of Accounts Payable experience in a high volume environment
Strong computer skills Excel and ERP systems