Accounts Payable Specialist

Posted 1 week ago by Robert Half
Chattanooga, TN
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description


Robert Half is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join a fast-growing manufacturing company in the Chattanooga area! As the Accounts Payable Specialist, you will be overseeing a large volume of invoices and interacting regularly with vendors to ensure timely and accurate processing. Do you have a high level of attention to detail and a background in accounting software? Then this is the Accounts Payable Specialist opportunity for you!

What you get to do every single day:

+ Collaborating with internal departments to gather, analyze, and interpret relevant financial data.

+ Receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.

+ Comparing system reports to balances and verifying entries.

+ Verifying vendor accounts, paying vendors, and resolving purchase order, invoice, or payment discrepancies.

+ Issuing purchase order amendments and stop payments.

+ Reconciling account transactions with the general ledger.

+ Keeping informed of regulatory requirements and best practices in accounting


+ Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in accounting, finance, or related.

+ At least 2 years experience as an accounts payable specialist, or similar.

+ Medium to advance Microsoft Excel skills

+ Background in accounting software (NetSuite, Oracle, SAP, etc.)

+ In-depth knowledge of accounts payable principles, accounting standards, and industry regulations.

+ Extensive experience in account reconciliation.

+ Keen attention to detail.

+ Ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment.

**All candidates must undergo drug and background screening for consideration

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