A/P Specialist

Atlanta, Georgia 30339

Post Date: 04/30/2018 Job ID: 14046 Industry: Accounting/Finance Pay Rate: 45,000



Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Overview:


The Accounts Payable Specialist oversees accounts payable functions such as verification of invoices, expense coding, voucher preparation, and various reports for management.


Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • High volume full cycle accounts payable
  • AP account reconciliations
  • Process vendor invoices and other financial obligations
  • Ensure the established financial controls are adhered to in the performance of specific procedures
  • Code and enter invoices for payment in accordance with negotiated terms
  • Research billing discrepancies and initiate refund payments
  • Review and process financial documents such as receipts, vouchers and reports
  • Vendor support and management
  • Assist with month end close process

Required Skills and Abilities:


  • Gains and Uses Insight – Seeks to understand customers, suppliers or service providers and the market and applies insights to achieve business results
  • Drives Innovation – Formulates innovative ideas and approaches to processes, systems or services; seeks and implements opportunities to improve, streamline or re-invent work processes; tries different and creative ways to deal with issues and opportunities.
  • Delivers Flawless Execution – Actively manages work to ensure the right time and right price for all operations services; demonstrates passion for delivering superior results; strives to continuously improve processes, systems or services.
  • Builds Value-Based Relationships – Identifies and cultivates internal and external alliances that lead to successful outcomes for the organization and its customers and suppliers; positions the organization for future success by identifying new opportunities through relationships.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Ability to understand and apply accounting procedures
  • Ability to analyze and ask questions
  • Detail-oriented, organized
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to detect and correct errors
  • Ability to follow, apply, interpret and explain instructions
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to determine work priorities
  • Knowledge of intermediate to advanced MS Excel, MS Word, Outlook


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2 years of experience in accounts payable

Minimum Qualifications:
  • 2 years of experience in accounts payable
  • Must pass reference and background check
  • Language abilities:   Fluency in English

Nature and Scope:
  • Reports to Accounts Payable Manager
  • No direct responsibility for supervising others.

Work Environment and Physical Demands: 

  • Less than 10% travel is required.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, and to handle other computer components.
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as boxes of books, computers and peripherals.



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