Hunter Hamilton

Accounts Payable Specialist

Location
Overland Park, KS
Posted
Jun 25, 2019
Closes
Jul 25, 2019
Ref
1_538350
Contact
Hunter Hamilton
Category
Accounting
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

One of our top clients is currently looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their growing team. This immediate,  position offers a casual work environment and competitive salary. You will handle general full-cycle accounts payable functions. Our ideal Accounts Payable Specialist candidate would be a self-starter with a positive, “can-do” attitude and who thrives in a high-volume environment. If this sounds like a great match for you, be sure to apply today!

MAJOR ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Review all invoices and seek approval prior to processing, determine appropriate accounting treatment and properly code invoices in accounting system
• Manage company travel & expense program on Concur, prepare batches in accounting system for reimbursement.
• Manage corporate credit card portfolio including reconciling expenses in credit card statements to expense reports.
• Provide authorization for the issuance of purchase orders based on Board approved budgets.  Work closely with various departments to accurately reflect price, schedule, terms & conditions negotiated in purchase agreements, evaluate contracts for accuracy and track project costs against approved budgets.
• Evaluate alternate bids and research prospective suppliers.
• Serve as a point of contact for all vendor related issues on purchase orders, billing discrepancies, supporting documentation, etc.
• Organize and analyze data, perform budget vs. actual analysis and prepare reports and summary information and trends.
• Prepare batches in accounting system of accounts payable invoices, obtain signature for checks and distribute checks accordingly.
• Responsible for preparation & issuance of 1099s.
• Reconcile vendor’s statements, research and correct discrepancies such as duplicates etc.
• Maintain AP files and documentation thoroughly and accurately in accordance with accounting practices.
• Provide supporting documentation for audits.
• Prepare account reconciliations and close accounts payable subledger on a monthly basis.

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in business, finance, or accounting.
• 3-5 years of accounts payable experience.
• Knowledge of general accounting procedures.
• Experience with Concur a plus.
• Experience managing a corporate credit card program.

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