Accounts Payable Specialist in Brookfield, Wisconsin

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Job Type: Finance
Date Posted: 2/8/2019

Job Description

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for accurate and timely processing of all accounts payable transactions supporting assigned vendors.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review and process invoices and check requests for payment
  • Monitor and reconcile transactions and payments while maintaining assigned vendor subledgers
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual vendor reconciliations
  • Research and resolve invoice/vendor discrepancies with internal and external customers
  • Adhere to all financial policies, procedures, and deadlines
  • Ensure vendor information accuracy for payment and IRS reporting purposes
  • Assist with projects within and outside the department as assigned

Key Competencies

  • Information collection, analysis and management
  • Organizing and prioritizing
  • Strong Data Entry skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills -- verbal and written
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of team
  • Ability to work effectively in a face paced and agile environment

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma required
  • Associates degree in Accounting desired
  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable or general accounting experience required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel (intermediate to advanced) required

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for accurate and timely processing of all accounts payable transactions supporting assigned vendors.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Review and process invoices and check requests for payment

Monitor and reconcile transactions and payments while maintaining assigned vendor subledgers

Prepare monthly/quarterly/annual vendor reconciliations

Research and resolve invoice/vendor discrepancies with internal and external customers

Adhere to all financial policies, procedures, and deadlines

Ensure vendor information accuracy for payment and IRS reporting purposes

Assist with projects within and outside the department as assigned

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Key Competencies

Information collection, analysis and management

Organizing and prioritizing

Strong Data Entry skills

Attention to detail and accuracy

Problem-solving skills

Confidentiality

Interpersonal skills

Communication skills -- verbal and written

Ability to work both independently and as part of team

Ability to work effectively in a face paced and agile environment

 

Education and Experience

High school diploma required

Associates degree in Accounting desired

2+ years of Accounts Payable or general accounting experience required

Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel (intermediate to advanced) required

 
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