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Accounts Payable Specialist in Fairfield, NJ at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, a reputable retail company, is aggressively seeking a sharp and experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join their organization.   

Salary/Hourly Rate: 
$17 – $20/hr DOE

Position Overview: In this role, the e  Accounts Payable Specialist will be maintaining records of amounts owed, verifying invoices, computing discounts, coding expenses and preparing vouchers for payment. You will be responsible for accurate and timely coding and batching of payments made through the Accounts Payable Group.

 Responsibilities of the  Accounts Payable Specialist 

  • Prepare an analysis of vendor accounts, answers internal and external inquiries and follows up on all vendor-related items
  • Coordinate the review process of invoices to verify the assignment of vendors, ensure proper coding of expenses and dollars disbursed using the invoice register
  • Review the back up for Sales and Use Tax compliance
  • Assist with monthly closings by preparing the monthly accounts payable accruals
  • Assist General Accounting Team with monthly accruals and re-billable expense
  • Maintain an updated list of AP authorized approvers, with dollar limits and sample signature and initials
  • Use judgment in determining if payment requests submitted as Urgent or Priority or requiring print back, meet the criteria for special handling
  • Maintain blank AP check stock in a secure location that can only be accessed by AP associate and Director. Also, maintains inventory log of check stock and usage
  • Prepare manual payroll checks upon request from Payroll
  • Process local bank deposits

Qualifications for the Accounts Payable Specialist 

  • Leadership skills preferred
  • Strong knowledge of automated general ledger system and PC applications
  • Demonstrated excellent oral, written and mathematical skills necessary
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize assignment to ensure deadlines are met

Education Requirements: 

  • Associate’s Degree highly preferred 
  • Some college courses preferred (or equivalent in education and experience)

BenefitsEligible for Atrium Care Package

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