Accounts Payable Specialist

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  • Location:

    Atlanta, United States

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Kasey Zittle

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Accounts Payable Specialist

Our client is searching for a high-caliber, dynamic AP Specialist to join an already-stellar team.  The ideal candidate will be well spoken, detail oriented, and have at least 2 years of experience in full cycle accounts payable.  This is a temp to hire position, and the company is located in the metro Atlanta area.  Pay will be up to $45K, depending on experience. 

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

  • High volume full cycle accounts payable - 3 way match
  • 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

 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


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of experience in accounts payable
  • ERP system experience (SAP, Oracle, or Great Plains)