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Accounts Payable Associate

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Job Description

Job Number: 420134

Accounts Payable Associate

A prestigious Chicagoland firm is currently offering an opportunity for an Accounts Payable Associate to join our fast paced, customer orientated team in our Chicago, IL location. The successful candidate will assist the Finance department with accounts payable and provide General Office support with a variety of activities and related tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Accounts Payable
* Receive and validate vendor invoices for processing of payment, answer vendor inquiries and assist in investigation of pricing discrepancies.
* Enter accounts payable invoices into general ledger system.
* Perform weekly check runs distributing checks and remittances to vendors.
* Maintain Excel spreadsheets for tracking and analyzing company expenditures.
* Provide sales tax exemption certificates as requested by new and existing vendors.
* Maintain all accounts payable files.
* Assist in monthly closings and maintain monthly reports.
* Administrate company travel and entertainment policy assuring adherence to guidelines and internal controls; assist in processing T&E expense payments.
* Set up and maintain vendor files, credit applications and 1099 reporting files.

Administrative
* Back up receptionist to answer phones, greet customers, distribute mail and organize meetings.

Education and/or Experience:
* High school diploma plus job related experience or relevant course work.
* Professional appearance and excellent verbal skills.
* High computer application literacy including Microsoft Office Suite and ability to learn internal business system for processing invoices and payments.

Additional Requirements:
* Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication skills and ability to maintain high level of customer service, responds promptly to vendor/customer needs.
* Ability to manage time well and handle multiple priorities maintaining a positive attitude and composure; meets commitments and responds to requests for service and assistance.
* Proven ability to build and support teamwork; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Contribute to building a positive team spirit.

Job Requirements

 

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $13.00 - $17.00 /Hour
Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Accounting
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Accounting - Finance
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID AdvancedGroup_420134
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Accounts Payable Associate


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