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Accounts Payable Specialist
Ref No.: 17-00080
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Position Type:Right to Hire
JOB PURPOSE
The Accounts Payable Specialist I will perform accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. The Accounts Payable Specialist I will assist with multiple duties in regards to accounting functions of within established deadlines and provides a wide variety of customer services for numerous school locations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Review all invoices/check requests for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Process all vendor invoices and input data into accounts payable system
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries
  • Prepare bi-weekly Accounts Payable aging reports
  • Process and audit employee expense reports
  • Prepare and process end of year 1099s
  • File, scan and index all paid invoices
  • Other related duties as assigned


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
  1. Demonstrates enthusiasm and commitment toward the position and the mission of the company
  2. Interacts with staff and relates to individuals at all levels of the organization. As unique situations present themselves, the incumbent must be sensitive to corporate needs, employee goodwill, and the public image.
  3. Demonstrates detail-orientation with a focus on quality and data accuracy

  1. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  2. Proven time-management and prioritization skills
  3. Effective follow-up and follow through skills required
  4. Excellent customer/vendor relation skills
  5. Ability to analyze and interpret all source documents relating to the accounts payable function
  6. Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  7. Positive personality, attitude and professionalism.


JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • High School diploma or GED (Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, preferred)
  • 2+ years accounts payable experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Dynamics SL (Solomon) accounting software
  • Knowledge of the 3-way match process
  • E-Procurement /WorkPlace experience a plus