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Accounts Payable Associate
This is a full time position located in the Accounting Department with working hours to include some week-ends, holidays, and evenings as required with benefits after a successful completion of a three (3) month introductory period. This is a promotional opportunity and is and internal/external recruitment.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Accounting Manager, maintain the accounts payable information to ensure all bills are properly and correctly paid in a timely manner; Review invoices; verify vendor balances with statements; resolve discrepancies; post funds to correct department; input invoices into a computerized system; print and prepare checks to be mailed; keep vendor files current; file check copies; give credit information; research invoices and expense accounts for others as requested; other duties as assigned..
REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABLITIES: Knowledge of accounting principles to include knowledge in accounts payable; computer experience required; ability to research information to solve discrepancies; ability to refer situations and concerns to appropriate person(s) as required; ability to cope with extremely heavy workload; excellent communication and interpersonal skills both in person and on the telephone are essential; ability to prioritize and work with minimum supervision; excellent attention to detail; skill to use a 10-key by ouch; ability to perceive and deal with sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality; ability to deal successfully with a wide range of people; ability to work under pressure of deadlines and competing needs.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to stoop, reach, and sit for long periods of time; good clear speaking voice is essential in order to communicate both in person and the telephone; see well enough to complete detail work accurately; ability to lift up to twenty five (25) pounds.
SPECIAL CONDITIONS: Work in a confidential work area; must have some education in accounting and/or work related background in accounts payable.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Work flexible hours and overtime as required.