Accounts Payable Clerk


Salary:

$16.00 to $20.00 per hour

Location:

Tacoma, WA

Date Posted:

April 26, 2019

Employment Type:

Temporary

Job Reference:

04430-9501877817

Staffing Area:

Temporary Accounting & Finance


Description
Accountemps of Federal Way, WA has an immediate opening for a temporary Accounts Payable Specialist to cover a short term need for a client in Tacoma. As an Accounts Payable Specialist you will review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment, sort and distribute incoming mail, process 3 way P.O. matching invoices, up to 100 plus line items, match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly.

Successful Accounts Payable Specialists will be able to prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms, process check requests, audit and process credit card bills, and respond to all vendor inquiries as they come in via email and phone.
Additionally you may be tasked to reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies, assist in month end closing, maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices, as well as any other miscellaneous company duties.

If you think you would be a great fit for this role please email your resume if word format over to [email protected]
Requirements
2+ years of Accounts Payable experience
High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred
Must have strong work ethic
Must be well organized and a self-starter
Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
Proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch, Oracle experience a plus
Ability to type 60-65 wpm
Possess strong organizational and time management skills
Strong problem-solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
Ability to speak and write English and Spanish fluently (a must)
Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
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.

Contact your local Accountemps office at 888-490-3195 or visit www.accountemps.com to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Federal Way, WA

3450 South 344th Way
Suite 130
Federal Way, WA 98001
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