Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: Newport News, VA Posted Date: January 14, 2018
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Employer Job Id: 5512 CareerMine Job Id: 1409084
Job Summary:

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for Accounts Payables functions.


This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


Absent undue hardship reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.


Essential Job Duties:
  • Check figures, postings, and documents for correct entry, mathematical accuracy, and proper codes
  • Reconciles statements. 
  • Analyzes accounts payable & material in transit reports.
  • Works closely with Purchasing to resolve discrepancies.
  • Processes payments via bank wire or paper check.
  • Classify, record, and summarize numerical and financial data to compile and keep financial records, using journals and computers.
  • Maintains vendor files. 
  • Assists with account r eceivable and special projects as necessary.


Position Specific Competencies:
  • Job Skills: Applies the required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSA) in the performance of essential job duties:
    • Strong math aptitude in addition, multiplication, subtraction, division, and percentages.
    • Working knowledge of spreadsheets and email.
    • Detail oriented and demonstrated ability to work accurately with numbers.
    • Solid analytical skills, including detecting and resolving problems.
    • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner.


Education and Experience:

A High School Diploma and two years experience of applicable accounting work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Additional Requirements:

Ability to work overtime as required.

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