Accounts Payable Specialist

Location
Stamford, Connecticut
Posted
Jul 27, 2016
Closes
Sep 25, 2016
Role
Finance
Industry
Construction
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Accounts Payable Specialist

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Receive and process invoices, expense reports, check requests, etc., and ensure proper entry into Quick Books.
  • Handles all vendor correspondence via phone or email
  • Prepares purchase order requisitions.
  • Attaches the corresponding purchase orders to incoming invoices with all supporting documentation.
  • Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders.
  • Insures vendor compliance and keep updated
  • Prepares batch check runs
  • Assists with monthly status reports, and monthly closings.
  • Reconciles various accounts by identifying errors in posting or omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards.
  • Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons.
  • Files, maintains, and distributes accounting documents, records and reports.
  • Performs other duties as required to support Accounting Department
  • Back up receptionist

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • 3-4 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
  • 10-key by touch
  • Quick Books or other equivalent system experience, Excel and Word experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
    -- Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Ability to follow up on pending issues
  • Ability to meet deadlines