Accounts Payable Specialist II

Madison, Wisconsin
Accounting & Auditing
Job Type
US$ 20.00 - US$ 25.00 per hour, $20 - 25 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Burton,Loraine, Spherion
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Job Description

One of our #1 clients, Exact Sciences, is looking to add to their Accounting team! This is an excellent opportunity to join an outstanding organization and be part of a truly "forward thinking" organization!.

The Accounts Payable Specialist II reports to the Accounts Payable Supervisor and is responsible for performing accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions in order to ensure effective and accurate financial and administrative operations. This includes evaluating transactions for proper classification and making recommendations to supervisor for approval on proper way to handle the posting of the transactions. The Accounts Payable Specialist II also helps maintain the Company's Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 compliance, and policies and procedures as they relate to the company's ERP system and document imaging system.

Perform all tasks associated with the Accounts Payable Specialist I position
Perform day to day processing of accounts payable transactions in SAP (ERP software) and OnBase (electronic workflow) for USD and foreign currencies, to include complex invoices and situations
Understand procure to pay process and able to assist with troubleshooting
Responsible for process testing
Prepare and process payments, including international foreign currencies
Research and resolve invoice and payment discrepancies
Responsible for the monthly review of goods received but not yet invoiced
Prepare Account Reconciliations for payables related accounts in Blackline
Assist with 1099 reporting
Adhere to accounting policies and procedures that are in compliance with applicable government regulations (SOX,GAAP, IFRS)
Assemble information for external auditors for the annual audit, quarterly reviews and SOX internal control testing
Other tasks as assigned by management

Working hours: Mon-Fri


Minimum Requirements
Associate's Degree in Accounting preferred
1 - 3 years of Accounting or Bookkeeping experience required
Experience with SAP is strongly preferred
Knowledge of accounts payable, SOX compliance, bookkeeping and generally accepted accounting principles
Proficient in Microsoft Office Software Suite
Ability to interact, coordinate and communicate effectively with internal staff and external vendors

Physical Requirements
Ability to use computers daily in an interactive manner for extended periods of time and up to 8 hours per day
Ability to sit for an extended period of time
Ability to stand for extended periods of time and up to 6 hours at a time
Ability to listen and speak on the telephone and write simultaneously
Ability to frequently and accurately communicate with employees, customers, and vendors in person, via the telephone or by email
Ability to operate telephone system and computer keyboard and printer
Ability to lift and move up to 40 pounds on an occasional basis

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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