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Accounts Payable Specialist

Keany Produce, Inc Greater Landover Full-Time
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Essential Job Functions:

  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks.
  • Maintains payable accounts by verifying and posting account transactions. Able to match invoices to purchase order and bill of laden.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents and adhering/creating a new filing system.
  • Disburses petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.
  • Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices.
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping the information confidential.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in assigned educational opportunities. 
  • Process credits, deposits, and petty cash.

Working Conditions/Job Environment:


Degree of physical demands (strength) usually associated with this position.

  • Light to Medium
  • Sitting 95% of the time
  • Standing 5% of the time
  • Occasional lifting of supplies and materials
  • Extensive use of office equipment and computers

Environmental conditions (physical surroundings and hazards) usually associated with this position.

  • Busy, open office area
  • Will experience periodic interruptions from department managers pertaining to accounts payable matters.
  • Will experience multiple incoming and outgoing calls pertaining to accounts payable matters.

Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalency.

Experience

  • 1 – 3 years of general accounting experience; preferably in an accounts payable environment
  • 1 – 3 years of financial and administrative experience.

Knowledge

  • Accounts payable and receivable

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial files
  • Computer skills including the ability to operate computerized accounting, spreadsheet, and word processing
  • programs, and email at a highly proficient level
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Must be detailed oriented and able to multi-task.

Skills required

Accounts Payable
Receivables
Accounting
Clerical Works
Accounts Receivable
Prepare Check

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For more than a quarter-century, our family has built a tradition of exemplary service by delivering an extensive selection of the freshest produce to businesses in the nation’s capital. Our constant commitment to high quality, honest dealing, and customer satisfaction has earned our family business the reputation of being the largest and oldest purveyor of the finest produce in the region.

We recognize that you don't work nine-to-five and neither do we. Our offices are staffed with customer service professionals 24 hours a day to serve you better. And with a fleet of over 100 refrigerated trucks, we make timely deliveries to customers in Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Frederick, MD., Philadelphia, PA., Northern Virginia and Richmond, and Eastern shore six days a week.

Our new, 90,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art facility allows us to stock the widest variety and highest volume of the freshest fruits, vegetables, and related food items in the market to consistently bring you the best of the best.
No matter the size of your operation, its focus or its claim to fame, Keany can help solve your produce puzzle. From single-unit purchasing agreements to corporate-wide procurement programs, we wrote the book on innovation. And we have a staff of over 300 dedicated employees with an impressive wealth of produce knowledge. Each committed to doing it right - every time.

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