AP Accountant/Accounts Payable Accountant

  • Location
    Tacoma, Washington
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Accounts Payable Accountant / AP Accountant


Accounting Principals is working with one of our favorite local companies here in Tacoma, Washington to hire an Accounts Payable Accountant. Typical responsibilities will include managing invoices, coding invoices to the General Ledger, 3-way matching, accruals and journal entries. This is the perfect role for someone looking to stay in the South Sound but also get to work for a company that is in rapid expansion mode! We encourage those with at least 4+ year of AP experience to apply today.


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
  • Provide excellent communication among business partners and internal employees
  • 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.
  • Research discrepancies and resolve with little supervision
  • Pull reports and prepare spreadsheets for review
  • Prepare month-end accruals
  • Monitor petty cash
  • Record electronic wire, debit payments, and credit card payments into the system.
  • Participate in Accounting department meetings and projects
  • Reconcile employee expenses and credit cards
  • Close Accounts Payable module at month-end, balance and submit to the General Ledger


    Desired Qualifications:

  • Over four experience in accounting with an emphasis on Accounts Payable required.
  • 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.



    Temp to Hire, full time, 40 hours per week. Please only apply if you can work on-site in Tacoma, WA.


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