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Accounts Payable Representative
Ref No.: 17-03688
Location: Columbia, Maryland
Accounts Payable Representative
Columbia, MD
6 Month Contract

Job Description
  • Prepares and maintains records of amounts owed and ensures prompt payment of invoices.
  • Processes and verifies invoice coding of expenses, preparation of vouchers and issuance of checks for payment.
  • Process vendor invoices
  • Setup, maintain and process recurring invoice batches for routine monthly payments;
  • Upload invoice batches for processing internet subsidy payments;
  • Obtain invoice approvals;
  • Research invoice issues and communicate with vendors and other staff members;
  • Obtain documentation needed for vendor maintenance;
  • Assist with unclaimed property reporting
  • Obtain supporting documents for audits and special requests;
  • Participate in documenting procedures for the department and support Sarbanes-Oxley initiatives;
  • Make copies, scan, file and perform other duties as necessary;
  • Participate on special projects as needed;
  • Interact with customers including, employees, management, accounting department, school personnel, internal and external auditors and vendors
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Accounts payable processer Invoices come in, multiple hard copy.
  • Accept the invoices and scan into the system and ensure the vendor is set up in the vendor master.
  • They don't approve any of the invoices, just the basic accounts payable processing of the role.
  • Batches – when invoices come in, the contractor will congregate them to the supervisor for approval.
  • Manager will be based in Minnesota.
  • Experience with Microsoft Great Plains accounting software preferred
  • Experience with processing purchasing orders invoices preferred
  • 1-4+ years' experience in an electronic accounts payable processing environment
  • Proficient software skills, especially with Excel and Word
  • Accounts payable experience.
  • Ability to work within a large team – strong communication skills
  • Platform experience with Great Plains and Work Place
  • Client experience