Our client is a leading Government Contractor company who are seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist. This position begins as a contract paying $23 - $26 hourly. For the right candidate, this will be a permanent position paying up to $47,000 - $50,000 a year salary.
Job Responsibilities for the Accounts Payable Specialist:
As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you will be responsible for processing all invoices received for payments and for undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient and timely manner. This will involve, compiling and maintaining accounts payable records, while also providing clerical and administrative support as needed.
Full Cycle accounts payable
Check and approve all vouchers for payment
Enter all accounts payable invoices that are schedule to be paid into the system
Answer all vendor inquiries
Analyze vendor accounts and negotiate extended terms with vendors when cash is restricted
Print all accounts payable reports and maintain all accounts payable files
Assist with accounts receivable and special projects, as necessary
We are looking for an objective Accounts Payable Specialist who combines a solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented and possess the ability to effectively work both independently or in a team setting. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
Specific requirements for this Accounts Payable Specialist include:
3- 5 years of strong accounts payable experience.
Good data entry skills, attention to detail, high volume processing.
Bonus would be Costpoint and subcontractor experience.
GC Experience a plus.
Strong work ethic.
MUST be US Citizen
Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Solid computer and data entry skills
Keywords: accounts payable, AP specialist, accounting, Deltek, government contract, Costpoint
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