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Accounts Payable Specialist in New York, NY at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    New York, NY
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Our client, a software company, is seeking a detailed oriented Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team-oriented and growing Finance and Accounting Department. The Accounts Payable Specialist should possess strong communication skills, work with urgency, and be deadline oriented.

$20 – $25/hr depending on experience | $50 – $55k salary

Position Overview:
The Accounts Payable Specialist will be reporting directly to the Controller and working alongside another Accounts Payable Specialist. This opportunity is for a career-minded Accounts Payable Specialist professional with an eagerness to learn and grow. This individual will have the opportunity to grow into a Junior Accountant position with additional responsibilities over time.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Completing full cycle accounts payable
  • Matching, batching, and coding of invoices
  • Processing payments including checks, wires, and ACH
  • Handling three-way matching of invoices
  • Managing and updating client accounts and records
  • Completing bank and credit reconciliations
  • Reporting high volume travel and expense
  • Handling discrepancy resolution and problem solving
  • Communicating in a professional manner with clients
  • Assisting with month end closing and audit preparation
  • Completing ad hoc projects as needed

Qualifications for the Accounts Payable Specialist: 

  • 1 to 3 years of accounting experience
  • Proficient in Excel (v-lookups, pivot tables, etc)
  • Experience with a large ERP system preferred (SAP, Oracle, NetSuite)
  • Able to multitask and goals oriented
  • Organized and efficient
  • Professional and diligent
Education Requirements: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Economics is required

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