Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location
    Princeton, New Jersey
  • Category
    Accounts Payable
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Accounts Payable Specialist

We are hiring immediately for an Accounts Payable Specialist in the Hamilton, NJ area! Our client is looking for someone with strong AP skills that include coding invoices to the General Ledger, 3-way matching and journal entries. Previous high-volume manufacturing experience is a huge plus. This is a position that is starting right away, full time 40 hours/week and will be a contract to hire opportunity. Please ensure you are applying with a current Word format of your resume to be considered!

Job Duties:

  • Gathering, sorting and organizing invoices received via mail and electronically
  • Coding all invoices with the appropriate General Ledger account code.
  • Prioritizing payments based on terms, current financials and potential discount.
  • Ensure proper communication to achieve timely payment of invoices
  • Correctly filing all accounts payable invoices
  • Prepare regular check runs and manual checks as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with other AP Specialists and Accounting team
  • 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.
  • 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.

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