Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accounts Payable
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking a motivated Accounts Payable Specialist with great communication skills. If you are looking for an exciting new opportunity at an established company with amazing growth opportunities please see below for more details:


  • Full cycle accounts payable from proper coding invoices, setting up new vendors, matching purchase orders, cutting of checks, sending signed checks to vendors on a timely manner
  • General Ledger; journal entries, credit card reconciliation, support month end close
  • Evaluating and reconciling all vendor statements
  • Monitor all calls by vendors and address all issues in scheduling and disbursing accounts payable
  • Audit and payment of corporate credit cards including posting of payments to the financial system
  • In charge of funding several bank accounts
  • Prepare and process weekly payments, which include wires, checks, credit cards and Automated Clearing House (ACH) for vendors and various government agencies
  • Manage and verify all expense reports, ensuring their compliance with company policies
  • Maintain and update all accounts payable data, as well as ensure accuracy in general ledgers
  • Evaluate all accounts payable balance and resolve all issues regarding unpaid invoices
  • Prepare non-inventory purchase order requisitions
  • Investigate and resolve issues that are associated with the processing of purchase orders and invoices.
  • Perform other general accounting projects and tasks as assigned


  • Good organizational, communication and analytical skills
  • Computer skills including Excel and Word
  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Open to changes and willing to learn new skills, and should be able to follow up on pending issues and meet deadlines
  • Key competencies include judgment, confidentiality, accuracy, information management skills, problem-solving skills and team work

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