Accounts Payable Specialist

Posting ID : A1068448842
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Accounting Finance

A stable long-tenured manufacturer/ distributor in Santa Fe Springs is looking for a full-time Accounts Payable Specialist. Candidates must pass background and physical/ drug test.

Job Description:
- Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
- Process 3 way P.O. matching invoices
- Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
- Process check requests
- Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks
- 1099 maintenance and processing
- 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 policy and accepted accounting practices
- Assist with other projects as needed

Requirements:
- High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred
- Must have strong work ethics
- Must be well organized and a self-starter
- Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
- Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
- Proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch, QuickBooks experience a plus
- Ability to type 60-65 wpm
- Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
- Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
- Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
- Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
- Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately

Compensation:
Beside a Base Salary, the company does offer Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, PTO and Profit Sharing Program (after one year)

Salary: Depending on Experience
Career Level Required Experienced (Non-Manager)
Experience Required 3+ Years


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