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Ledgent Finance & Accounting | Phoenix, AZ | Posted 12/2/2014
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Plan, organize, and supervise the operations and daily activities of an accounts payable department.

Duties include but are not limited to :

  • Review accounts payable documents prepared by staff for accuracy, completeness and conformance to GAAP.
  • Process and review check requests, invoices, journal entries and other financial documents to ensure proper accounting procedures are followed and coding is accurate.
  • Create and implement changes to work assignments, methods, or procedures to meet operational needs and improve the accuracy and efficiency of the accounts payable system.
  • Analyze, resolve, and answer complex or difficult questions presented by staff.
  • Formulate, recommend and implement changes to department policy or procedure to ensure integrity of the accounts payable system.
  • Ensures accurate entry of transactions to accounting system.
  • Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations governing payment to vendors including companies or consultants.
  • Prepare and distribute various financial reports associated with payment activities to monitor activities, anticipate problems and ensure accurate recording of transactions submitted to financial systems.
  • Reconcile sub-ledger detail to general ledger balances on a monthly basis and make any necessary adjusting journal entries on a timely and accurate basis.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of principles, practices, regulations, and procedures as they relate to purchasing and accounts payable.
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting practices (GAAP) 
  • Skill in understanding and applying complex rules, regulations, accounting procedures and guidelines including GAAP.
  • Skill preparing and reviewing financial reports.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to understand and handle a variety of A/P documents including purchase orders, invoices, statements, receiving reports, packing slips, aging and general ledger reports.


Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or closely related field (i.e. Business Administration) AND five years' full-time professional level accounting work, two years' experience in processing accounts payable and one year supervisory experience.




  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 or more years full-time accounting experience
  • 2 or more years processing accounts payable
  • 1 year supervisory experience
  • Advanced Excel including pivot tables and v-lookups
  • MS Word experience using tables and draw functions to create org charts and diagrams


  • Master's Degree or CPA
  • Experience using the A/P and related modules in an ERP system
  • MS Access experience creating or importing tables, basic query writing, and report creation



Employment Type: Full-Time
Base Pay: $40,000 - $55,000 /Year
Other Pay: N/A
Industry: Accounting - Finance
Education: 4 Year Degree
Experience: At least 5 year(s)
Manages Others: Not Specified
Relocation: No
Required Travel: None
Job ID: Not Available
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