Doherty Staffing Solutions

Accounts Payable Specialist (Contract)

Edina, Minnesota
Mar 28, 2017
Apr 27, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status

Accounts Payable Specialist (Temporary)- Edina, MN

Doherty Career Solutions has teamed with a family owned company to hire an Accounts Payable Specialist. The A/P Specialist will be responsible for processing payments, performing reconciliations, and assisting with month-end.

*3-4 month Contract

$17-22/hr DOE


  • Review invoices for accuracy, appropriate documentation, and approval prior to payment.
  • Investigate and resolve issues or discrepancies, to include contacting whoever is responsible for approving the invoice.
  • Process checks for distribution to vendors.
  • Prepare batch check runs and print checks.
  • Enter vendor invoices for assigned locations.
  • Correct coding of invoices for entry for financial purposes.
  • Assist with printing and reviewing the freight matching report for accuracy.
  • Assist with end of month processes by providing support and documentation.
  • Provide documentation for monthly/quarterly sales and use tax.
  • Research and resolve internal and external inquiries concerning vendor account status, including communicating the resolution to the appropriate managers.
  • Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.
  • Post transactions to the general ledger after processing check runs.
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits.
  • Provide backup support to the Receptionist.
  • Respond to all vendor inquires.
  • Perform other duties and assist with other company department projects, as requested.


  • A.A. Degree
  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)

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