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  • ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK

    Posted: 01/21/2024

    AmeriStaff is currently seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to fill an opening with a company in South Boston, VA. The ideal candidate should have MS Office experience.
     
    Benefits of the Accounts Payable Specialist:
    • Monday-Friday.
    • 8:00am-5:00pm.
    • Pay: $17.00-$22.00 per hour.
     
    Requirements of the Accounts Payable Specialist:
    • Prior work experience in an accounts payable or related position.
    • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles.
    • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
    • Strong data entry skills with high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Strong computer skills including MS Office, with hands-on-experience with spreadsheets.
    • High degree of organization for a fast-paced work environment.
    • Associate in finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related degree/certification preferred.
    • Ability to communicate both orally and written.
    • Sitting and standing for periods of times.
     
    Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Specialist:
    • Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors.
    • Ensuring bills are paid in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to interdepartmental procedures.
    • Processing due invoices for payment and corresponding with vendors regarding billing and payments.
    • Comparing purchase orders, prices, terms of payment and other charges to invoices received.
    • Verify expense reports for monthly credit card statement.
    • Processing transactions and performing accounting duties such as account maintenance, recording entries and reconciling monthly statements and payment records.
    • Prepare, review and/or approve outgoing electronic payments.
    • Review vendor and service provider agreements to actively negotiate or take advantage of existing discounts.
    • Assist with tracking and payment of sales and use tax.
    • Track outgoing payments and ensure payment credits are applied correctly.
    • Streamline the payment process.
    • Report creation necessary to review accounts or as requested my management for budgeting purposes.
    • Assist with audits and year end 1099 fillings.