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Accounts Payable Specialist


Category

Accounting and Finance

Job Location

Washington, DC

Tracking Code

460-897

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

 

The Accounts Payable Specialist will contribute to the efficient and effective workings of the accounting and finance department by executing daily tasks with a strong attention to detail. This role will utilize strong accounting knowledge, time management skills and effective problem solving to ensure success.

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage Vendor maintenance accounts;
  • Code invoices, expense reports, vouchers, check requests and other similar items with correct codes, conforming to standard procedures in entering data into the financial system;
  • Process Employee expense reports, verifying expenses are within the company guidelines, correcting errors, questioning abnormal expenses and entering into the accounting system;
  • Prepares batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions;
  • Perform Company credit card reconciliations and communication for obtaining supporting documentation;
  • Handle all vendor correspondence via phone or email;
  • Accounting point person for employee questions related to accounts payable or expense reimbursement;
  • File, maintain, and distribute accounting documents, records and reports;
  • Monthly reconciliation of A/P;
  • Apply payments received to customer accounts in A/R;
  • Assist with month end close and annual audit;
  • Assist with 1099 processing;
  • Perform other duties as needed, and as directed by Supervisor.

 

Qualifications

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Accounting/Finance from an accredited institution or equivalent work experience;
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in A/P;
  • Experience with 1099 processing;
  • Good working knowledge of US GAAP;
  • Ability to compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, or verify information or data;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, including utilization of pivot tables;
  • Excellent organization and time management skills;
  • Strict attention to detail and effective problem solver;
  • Effective communication skills with public and other office personnel;
  • Ability to follow up on pending issues;
  • Ability to meet deadlines.

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