Accounts Payable Specialist
Philadelphia, PA Corporate
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Position Summary:

The accounts payable specialist provides both administrative and financial support in a corporate environment by processing accounts payable transactions.


Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities, include the following, other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains and monitors the listing of accounts payable receivable
  • Develops and maintains a filing system for financial information, files, and records.
  • Ensures the ready availability of financial documentation.
  • Collects and verify invoices, bills, and checks by performing pre-audits to ensure both accuracy and appropriateness prior to payment.
  • Corresponds with vendors, maintains updated vendor profiles, and processes vendor checks.
  • Tracks expenses, processes expense reports, and prepares analyses of accounts.
  • Monitors account balances and related financial activity.
  • Data enters invoices and bills to ensure payments
  • Issues checks for accounts payable.
Requirements

  

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • 2-5 years of experience in Accounts Payable with a preference for 5+
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – as there will be constant interaction with clients over the phone.
  • Strong computer and data entry skills 
  • General understanding of accounting principles, with concentration on AP, as training will be provided on the company software.
  • Ability to complete assigned work in a timely manner
  • Attention to detail and strong detail reconciliation skills are a must for this position.


ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS: 

The work environment and physical working characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions: 

ü Office environment, sedentary job.

ü Person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery and occasionally visit customer sites.

ü Must have the ability to walk/stand throughout the day


Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.