Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location
    Olympia, Washington
  • Category
    Accounts Payable
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounts Payable Specialist


Accounting Principals is partnering with a local company in Olympia, Washington to hire a full cycle Accounts Payable Specialist. Typical duties will include coding invoices to the General Ledger, 3-way matching and journal entries. This is the perfect role for someone looking for a shorter commute, business casual setting and opportunity to work alongside an experienced-yet-growing Accounting team.


Job Duties:


  • Coding all invoices with the appropriate General Ledger account code.
  • Ensure proper communication to achieve timely payment of invoices
  • Correctly filing all accounts payable invoices
  • Prepare regular check runs and manual checks as needed.
  • Preparing spreadsheets of check runs to submit to secure bank website and daily tracking of outstanding checks as they clear.
  • Prepare month-end accruals
  • Record electronic wire, debit payments, and credit card payments into the system.
  • Close Accounts Payable module at month-end, balance and submit to the General Ledger


    Desired Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration preferred.
  • 1-2 years experience in accounting with an emphasis on Accounts Payable preferred.
  • Possesses significant computer skills; experience with Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Has a working knowledge of the operation of office equipment such as fax machine, copier, 10-key, and multi-extension phone system.
  • Has the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.



    Contract to Hire, full time, 40 hours per week.


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