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Specialist, Accounts Payable

New York, NY

The Specialist, Accounts Payable will see that all systems are operating efficiently by handling all accounts payable functions. They will ensure the verification of invoices, expense coding, voucher preparation, and various reports for management.


We are searching for a skilled financial specialist to join our Finance team to help process, track, and record payments in an accurate and timely manner. They will have an impact on financial transactions, keeping us on track, on time, and on good terms with our valued partners. 


Responsibilities:

  • Support the company in optimizing its financial transactions and systems
  • Support a high-volume full cycle accounts payable cycle
  • Generate weekly A/P Check Run support
  • AP account reconciliations including ageing analysis
  • Process vendor invoices assigning appropriate GL account codes
  • Ensure the established financial controls are adhered to in the performance of specific procedures
  • Budget control with department expense trackers 
  • 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
  • Review expense reports of employees for completeness and accuracy before entry
  • Supports and maintains positive relationships with vendors
  • Assist Finance team with month-end close process


Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3+ years prior experience processing a large volume AP invoices
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent of work experience in Business Administration or Accounting
  • Prior experience with SAP a plus, especially with PO creation
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and standard methodologies
  • Sophisticated proficiency skills with Excel and established experience with VLOOKUP and pivot tables
  • Detailed oriented personality with strong work ethic and high-level production
  • Comfortable working in dynamic and fast-paced environment with ability to be flexible
  • Foreign language skills a plus 

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