• Accounts Payable Associate

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2018-1134
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    The Accounts Payable Associate will provide financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. 

    Responsibilities

    • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
    • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoices; recording entries.
    • Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
    • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports; preparing checks.
    • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
    • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
    • Maintains historical records using document-imaging system.
    • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
    • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
    • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school preferred
    • 10+ years accounts payables
    • Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
    • General math skills
    • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs
    • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
    • Excellent data entry skills
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
    • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
    • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
    • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
    • Ability to work independently or as a team member
    • Tracking Expenses
    • Thoroughness,
    • Sense of Urgency, Organization, Analyzing Information, Basic Accounting
    • Vendor Relationships

     

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