Accounts Payable Specialist

South Shore, MA

Posted: 10/08/2019 Employment Type: Contract Specialty: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 175912

Are you looking to develop your professional skills as part of a collaborative team? A employment agency seeks a talented and motivated Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team! This position stands on a contract basis; however, it has the potential to extend. Additionally, this is a great prospect for an enthusiastic individual who is looking to work within a rapidly growing and innovative environment.

Responsibilities
  • Sort and distribute incoming accounts payable mail for approval
  • Review all incoming invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Process check requests
  • Audit and process credit card bills
  • Match invoices to checks and distribute checks accordingly
  • Maintain 1099 tax forms 
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Assist in month end closing
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policies and producers 

Qualifications:
  • High school diploma 
  • 2 or more years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Strong accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, and data analysis 
  • Microsoft Office expertise (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Thorough knowledge of accounts payable, general ledger procedures, and financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
  • Outstanding written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Capability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately

Preferences
  • Bachelor’ s Degree
  • Oracle experience 
  • Competence to multi-task, take initiative, work independently, and use creative problem-solving skills
  • Enthusiastic, dynamic, organized, analytical, customer-service oriented, and collaborative 
  • Capability to create and maintain a team spirit and harmonious working relationships

Job ID: 175912

Please note, our client is only considering local candidates currently. Thank you!

If you are already working with a WinterWyman recruiter, please contact them directly; otherwise, please send your resume and contact information to wwfc@winterwyman.com 

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