Accounts Payable Specialist

Posted 1 month ago by Robert Half
Secaucus, NJ
Application ends: December 29, 2022
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Job Description


Robert Half has a long-term contract / temporary to hire position available for an Accounts Payable (A/P) Clerk. As the Accounts Payable Clerk, you will match, batch and code invoices, resolve A/P issues, process expense reports, update and reconcile sub-ledger to G/L, and process checks. This position requires people who have excellent communication skills, a strong understanding of accounting and its principles, hands on, and the ability to think on your feet.

Your responsibilities in this role:

Essential Job Functions:

-Examine third party invoices, compare invoice to purchase order and billing schedule, ensure PO has been properly

approved and the associated billing is completed, enter invoices into the SAP and upload the invoice packet as well.

-Ensure compliance to policies and procedures (New Vendor W-9, Sub-Rental policy, Purchasing policy)

-Reconcile vendor statements to open payable balances

-Prepare void and stop payment requests/documentation

-Maintain Vendor Master Database (add/change vendors and update files)

-Make online payment for FedEx invoices

-Run weekly AP aging report for payment selections

-Respond to vendors inquiries promptly via emails and phone calls

-Perform 1099 year-end reporting by due date

Month end tasks:

-Reconcile AP to General Ledger

-Reconcile and Post AMEX Cardholder expenses

-Prepare and post revenue reclass entries and other adjustments in SAP

-Complete some Balance Sheet account reconciliations

Requirements – High attention to detail

– Demonstrated knowledge of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation

– Reconciliations experience preferred

– SAP experience highly desired

– Invoice experience required

– Accounts Payable (AP) experience desired

– Adeptness in Purchase Orders

– Proficiency in Vendor Statements

– Prior experience in an A/P role preferred

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

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

– Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

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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