Accounts Payable Specialist


USD28.00 - 32.00 / Hourly


Cupertino, CA

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June 7, 2019

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The Accounts Payable Specialist’s core responsibilities are to effectively perform the daily operations of the Company’s full cycle accounts payable processes, perform month-end cutoff procedures, and ensure the accuracy, timeliness, and integrity of financial data in a high volume, fast paced environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Monitor the Accounts Payable inbox on a daily basis to ensure that all invoices and other vendor communication are properly addressed.
Match invoices to purchase orders and receivers/packing slips in procurement system.
Input invoices into company’s ERP system and ensure invoices are recorded to the proper GL account and project in the proper accounting period.
Ensure invoices and expense reports have the proper documentation and approvals in accordance with the company’s purchasing policy.
Prepare and perform semi-monthly check runs and electronic payments (ACH, Wires).
Maintain accurate vendor master records in the procurement and ERP systems, including obtaining approval to add new vendors, updating vendor contact and payment information.
Obtain vendor statements, or correspondence, at quarter-end and determine accruals for unbilled services and/or goods received but not invoiced, to ensure proper period cutoff.
Assess, track and report state sales use tax liability.
Responsible for maintaining all accounts payable records and files.
Maintain vendor Form W-9s and assist with preparation of year-end 1099s.
Assist with other ad-hoc requests and projects as needed.

Please submit your resume in WORD format to Vanessa at [email protected]
College degree in Accounting or Finance
5+ years of experience in the accounts payable function, preferably in the biotech or pharmaceutical industry with Solid understanding of US GAAP and SOX 404 controls
Attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
Proactive in identifying issues and takes the initiative to identify solutions
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Technologically savvy and able to learn new software quickly
Intermediate-to-Advanced Excel skills

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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