Accounts Payable Specialist
So what does an Accounts Payable Specialist really do? Think of yourself as someone who will review all invoices for appropriate documentation, so not just anyone is qualified for this role. We make sure we get the best of the best, after all, we are a ridiculously good company so we make sure our employees are top notch. Now we need your full concentration because it’s time to imagine what it’s like being an Accounts Payable Specialist.
Imagine yourself going to work with one thing on your mind: that you will not only review all invoices for appropriate documentation but also be the person in charge of approval prior to payment. As you tackle your new tasks for the day, you know that it will lead to one thing: that you will process 3 way P.O. matching invoices, up to 100 plus line items.
As an Accounts Payable Specialist, you will sort and distribute incoming mail. You will also prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms. You will process check requests, audit and process credit card bills. You will also match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly. You will also respond to all vendor inquiries, reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies. You will assist in month end closing, maintain files and documentation thoroughly as well as accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices. Lastly, you will also assist with other projects as needed.
So, do you have what it takes to become an Accounts Payable Specialist?
So, what is it we’re looking for? Well, since this is a specialist role, we need someone who has the experience to even call themselves as one that’s why we need someone with at 1 year of experience in an account payable post. Have a BS Accountancy Degree? Even better!
We also need someone who has strong work ethics, be well organized, and a self-starter. Are you detail oriented, have a professional attitude, and reliable? Then you’re what we’re looking for! We also need someone who is proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch, and Oracle so if you are then that’s a plus!
We also need someone who possess strong organizational and time management skills. You need to have strong problem solving skills and must have knowledge of basic accounting principles. You must have the following skills: documentation skills, research skills, resolution skills, data analysis, and multi-tasking skills.
What else? Well, as a specialist, thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures is important. You also need to be able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. We need someone with the ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner. So you need to be able to speak and write English. What else? You also need to have the ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
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