Accounts Payable Specialist - Temporary

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-296816
    • Job Location: San Diego, CA
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Job Type: Temporary
    • Date Updated: 01/14/2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Radford Job Code: 09101-09104
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

The Accounts Payable Specialist will ensure timely and accurate processing of vendor invoices, obtain proper approvals, match invoices against purchase orders, code invoices, research and resolve discrepancies, and review batches for data entry.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Review and process invoices and check requests in accordance with Company policies and procedures
  • Process expense reports including review for compliance with the Company travel policy and government contractor guidelines
  • Perform check matching duties
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
  • Maintain vendor files
  • Correspond with internal customers and vendors and respond to inquiries
  • Assist with month end closing
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits
  • Assist in identifying cost control opportunities and other projects as needed
  • Process 3-way match POs

Other Job Functions

  •  Other duties may be assigned

 KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Organizing and prioritizing
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Confidentiality
  • Communication skills
  • Team work
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Experience and Skills

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Three to Five years demonstrated Accounts Payable experience working in a fast paced environment
  • Experience working in a government contracting environment preferred
  • Experience with Deltek Costpoint a plus
  • Knowledge of accounting policies and practices
  • Experience with employee travel and expenses preferred

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules and policies and procedures
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Strong computer skills and ability to multi-task within multiple systems and across projects
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail