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Accounts Payable Specialist
Ref No.: 18-00076
Location: San Carlos, California
Start Date: 01/15/2018
We have a new temporary vacancy for an Accounts Payable Specialist in our Finance Dept.!
Location: San Carlos, CA
Hours: 8 am – 5 pm, M – F
Assignment Length: Not to exceed 960 hours

Interview Required: Yes
Word and Excel Score Required: Yes

General: This position is responsible for the collection and processing of routine accounting transactions. The primary duties include data entry, coding invoices and receipts, maintaining files and records, maintaining petty cash, preparing check runs and assisting in preparation of account reconciliations.

Examples of Essential Functions:
  • Process invoices by matching invoices with packing slips, checking prices against purchase orders, coding invoices, preparing check runs and disbursing checks.
  • Answer inquires and assists in resolving routine accounting problems.

Examples of Duties:
  • Request forms and other related documents from vendors.
  • Perform routine data entry for accounting transaction information such as expenditures and payments.
  • Copy and file accounting documents.
  • Assist in preparing account reconciliations.
  • Process TVM refunds.
  • May assist with the counting of fare box revenues, if necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervision: Works under the general supervision of the Senior Accountant, who establishes goals and objectives and evaluates performance.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Two years full-time accounts payable experience or a combination of education and experience
  • Proficient in the use of spreadsheet and word processing applications.
  • 10-key by touch.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft accounting products desirable.