Accounts Payable

Coppell, TX 75019 | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 02/13/2018 Job ID: 48591 Industry: Accounting

Accounts Payable Specialist.

Job Summary: 

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for managing the processes and reporting of the centralized/consolidated vendor invoicing for Client' s  US and other designated entities. This includes assuring consolidated invoices are processed in an accurate and timely manner, gathering current and historical data, analyzing trends, as well as developing procedures, training documents providing on-going guidance to processors. 

  • Partner with management and vendors to resolve complex issues related to invoices, national accounts and invoicing processes
  • Coordinate with Vendors and Procurement during “ on boarding” of vendors to the consolidated invoice process to ensure files are tested, processes are understood and issues are resolved before “ going live”
  • Create and maintain master Vendor trend files
  • Collect and analyze financial data and prepare accounts payable reports; analyze and maintain account analysis on assigned expense categories
  • Establish work standards, assign work to processors, review work for adequacy and action required to correct inadequate performance
  • Perform as Subject Matter expert for ePMO consolidation database and processes
  • Verify and approve control groups/invoice batches in PSF ensuring invoices are posted to GL and payment is processed
  • Analyze & approve invoices, explain spend trends and variances
  • Calculate & prepare monthly expense accruals for month end accrual of significant costs (e.g. fuel, telecommunication, compusafe, etc.)
  • Resolve internal and external payment issues and reconcile disbursements and general ledger distributions
  • Act as primary support contact for ePMO consolidated database; identify issues, work with TCS, and ensure resolutions are satisfactory
  • Perform other duties as required or necessary

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience processing in Accounts Payable
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience utilizing MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced MS Excel skills (v-lookups, pivot tables, advance functions, etc.)
  • Knowledgeable of the accepted accounting principles (FASB & GAAP) as they relate to invoice payment
  • Experience with a large volume ERP such as PeopleSoft Financial System
  • Previous experience organizing work assignments or lead responsibilities
  • Associates’ degree in accounting or equivalent work experience.

Professional Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Detail oriented with focus on accuracy
  • Self-motivated and able to work without direct managerial supervision
  • Proven Analytical & problem resolution skills

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