Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Category
    Accounts Payable
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Accounting Principals is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist in Chicago! This position will involve timely processing of vendor invoices and ensuring that vendor payments are made timely and accurately. The selected candidate must be detail-oriented and proficient using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel). Prior use of an ERP system is also preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Proper general ledger coding for invoices
  • Receive vendor invoices and statements
  • Process invoices and packing slips into accounting system
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Reconcile outstanding checks with AP aging report
  • Enter purchase orders accurately into accounting system
  • Process weekly check run
  • Disburses petty cash
  • Assist vendors and internal customers with vendor payment inquires
  • Assist in period end closing
  • Verify expense reports and requests for advances
  • Other assignments assigned by management
  • Requirements:

  • Three years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel)
  • Analytical and mathematical skills
  • Strong attention
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Prior use of an ERP system is also preferred
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