Accounts Payable Specialist - Costpoint

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Salary
    $ 23 - $ 28
  • Category
    Accounts Payable
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_5_844860_2818348
  • Job type
    Contract/Temporary

Accounting Principals has partnered with a large Billion Dollar Government Contractor to help them staff their Accounts Payable Team!  The Accounts Payable Specialist must be a self-starter with a demonstrated ability to effectively support Accounts Payable function. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.  THIS IS A REMOTE POSITION.  

Reporting to the Accounts Payable Manager,  candidate must be a self-starter, detailed oriented and be a team player to support the Accounts Payable function.


Key Responsibilities

  • Handle high volume accounts payable in a fast-paced environment
  • Enter and verify charge codes (including applicable discounts) against purchase order and noon-purchase order invoices
  • Verify appropriate approvals are obtained to ensure internal controls
  • Assemble appropriate documentation (i.e. purchase order, receiver, packing slip, etc.) for approved invoices and archive information into accounting system
  • Perform, as primary, payment authorization and check disbursement processes to ensure accurate and timely payments
  • Complete vendor set up and maintenance. Obtain and maintain supplier W-9 forms
  • Review and process employee reimbursement reports according to the Travel and Expense policy and GSA guidelines
  • Aid in training and/or troubleshooting employee expense reimbursement claims
  • Prepare reports using spreadsheets, accounting software, or other business intelligence software as required
  • Perform monthly reconciliations of accounts payable ledgers to confirm ledgers are balanced and improper entity charging
  • Act as primary customer service liaison for the Accounts Payable team to ensure timely responses and resolution of inquiries. Internal/external purposes
  • Perform annual 1096 and 1099 forms filings to the IRS annually by due date
  • Assist in other research and reporting as it relates to accounts payable
  • Required Qualifications

  • 2-4 years of related experience full cycle Accounts Payable experience
  • 2 years of government contracting experience
  • Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and procedures
  • OnBase experience a plus
  • Deltek Costpoint experience REQUIRED
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Solid computer literacy


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