AP/AR Specialist

  • Location
    Seattle, Washington
  • Category
    Accountant - General
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  • Job type
    Direct Hire

Accounting principals is looking for an AP/AR Specialist to join the accounting team of the leading provider of electrical construction services in the United States. This position will be in the North Seattle area. There is free parking! This is a full-time, direct hire position.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Process payments in a timely manner
  • Work with vendors to create good relationships
  • Understanding of GL and how to categorize expenses
  • Maintain internal relationship; collecting approvals on invoices, following up on contracts nearing the term end date
  • Manage AP, analyze aging and maximize payment timing to take advantage of discounts
  • Research, analyze, and resolve vendor invoice issues using established procedures
  • Maintains vendor records and vendor database in ERP system
  • Assign new purchase orders, review, and maintain outstanding PO status in NAV on a weekly basis
  • Ensure that all invoices are properly approved and are properly coded to the general ledger to ensure accuracy of financial data; perform the data entry of invoices and balancing in the accounting system
  • Bank statement reconciliation, credit card statement reconciliation
  • Receive cash, create deposits, manage AR aging and collections
  • Create invoices, manage invoicing process with Operations
  •  Manage files and maintain records
  • Ensure the appropriate application and reporting of sales and/or use tax
  • Filing, manage files and recordkeeping
  • Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls
  • Assist as needed to perform other related duties and special projects


  • AA Degree required BA Degree preferred
  • Experience 2+ years experience in an accounting or similar role required
  • Must be flexible with priorities and able to work well with a team under pressure.

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