Accounts Payable Specialist


$16.00 to $20.00 per hour


Fresno, CA

Date Posted:

May 3, 2019

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Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance

Accountemps is partnering with a local agriculture company in search of an Accounts Payable Specialist. This agriculture company has been in Fresno County for over 40 years, has an annual revenue of approximately $50M, and has quite a bit of room for growth.
The Accounts Payable Specialist provides financial, administrative and clerical support by ensuring payments are completed and expenses are controlled by receiving payments, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices according to established policies and procedures in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. This Accounts Payable Specialist role in a temporary to full-time position!

Essential duties and responsibilities:
?Match purchase orders to invoices and enter invoices into computer
?Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
?Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries
?Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal id numbers, scheduling and preparing checks, resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos, issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments
?Pay employees by receiving and verifying expense reports for advances; preparing checks
?Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
?Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements.
?Report sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices
?Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management relative to the AP function in accordance with records retention policies and procedures
?Protect organization?s value by keeping information confidential
?Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities

If this is a position where you believe that you can establish a long-term career then please email [email protected] and/or [email protected]
?High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school preferred
?1-3 years accounts payables
?Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
?Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs
?High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
?Excellent data entry skills
?Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
?Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
?Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
?Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
?Ability to work independently or as a team member
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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