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Accounts Payable Associate

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Staffing Partners
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Friday, March 22, 2013
Job Type
Employment Status
Pay is $15-22.00/Hour

Further information

Our client in the south west metro is seeking a contract to hire Accounts Payable Associate.  Pay is $15-22.00/Hour

Position Summary:
Performs accounting and administrative/clerical tasks related to the efficient processing and maintenance of accounts payable transactions.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Verifies approvals and support on invoices and check requests
  • Codes invoices
  • Evaluates sales and use tax for accuracy or makes proper accruals
  • Prepares and processes invoices
  • Performs data entry of invoices in accounting software
  • Reconciles vendor statements
  • Prepares manual check requests when necessary
  • Audits and processes credit card bills
  • Maintains files and documentation thoroughly and accurately
  • Assists other accounting functions as needed
  • Provides administrative and clerical support to the accounting department

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • High school diploma; Associate's degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of accounts payable experience
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures
  • Good math skills
  • A basic knowledge of sales tax and ability to learn and understand sales tax requirements for various states
  • Strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Good problem solving skills; detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work and interact with people remotely
  • Ability to work in a high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Experience using accounts payable software
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel

Interested candidate should use the built-in StarTribune application feature to submit your resume or you may email it to with APAKES in the subject line. 

Staffing Partners

We've been providing Administrative, Sales, Accounting, Financial, IT and Human Resources staffing solutions in the Twin Cities' area for over 20 years