Accounts Payable Clerk

Posted 2 months ago by Robert Half
Washington, DC
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description

Description Robert Half presently has an opening for an Accounts Payable (A/P) Clerk. Based out of the Washington, District of Columbia area, the Accounts Payable Clerk will be a short-term contract / temporary opening. In this dynamic department, career growth and quick advancement is possible. The Accounts Payable Clerk duties will include matching and batching code invoices, resolving A/P issues, processing expense reports, updating and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L, and processing checks.

Your responsibilities

– Assist with internal and external audits as needed

– Verify, log and send checks, including facilitating special handling

– Open, organize, and distribute department mail daily

– Carry out daily processes and controls accurately and on time, and ensure compliance with company policies

– Maintain proper storage of invoices, checks, and other documents by organizing, logging, scanning, and filing them

– Carry out additional tasks as assigned

– Produce full-cycle A/P

– Handle the administrative needs of the AP/Finance Department

– Provide customer service to internal business partners Requirements – Proven knowledge of Microsoft Excel

– Expertise in Accounts Payable (AP)

– Comprehensive knowledge of account reconciliation

– Data entry experience

– Well-founded grasp of QuickBooks

– General familiarity with SAP

– Invoice Processing experience

– Check Runs experience

– Established communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills, especially with both technical and financial backgrounds

– AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Business or similar preferred

– Prior experience in an A/P role preferred

– Spreadsheet and database capabilities

– Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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