Accounts Payable Specialist

Jacksonville, Florida
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
US$ 35,000 - US$ 37,000 per year, $35k - 37k per year + none
Ref. Number
Sessoms,Debra, Spherion
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Job Description

Our client located on the Southside of Jacksonville is seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist for a growing accounting department. Candidate will be responsible for receiving, verifying, reconciling and processing of invoices. Candidate MUST possess a BS in Accounting with a minimum of 1+ year experience.

- Receive, organize, and vouch invoices in a timely manner
- Process wire payments according to terms while ensuring discount opportunities are taken
- Accurately enter invoices to the correct general ledger accounts and periods
- Obtain appropriate documentation to ensure three-way matching and/or any other approval necessary to process an invoice
- Maintain and reconcile assigned general ledger accounts
- Monitor and respond timely to several shared email boxes
- Approve and process freight and customs invoices
- Perform vendor setup and maintain vendor files
- Resolve receiving discrepancies, pricing issues, and vendor credits with internal communication to the Buyer
- Reconcile vendor statements and research and resolve any payment issues
- Perform other duties and projects as assigned

--A minimum of 1 year of Accounts Payable experience
--Bachelor's degree - REQUIRED
--Demonstrate strong attention to detail
--Strong organizational and time management skills
--Effective communication skills and the ability to collaborate with Accounting staff and management
--Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment
--Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Outlook

Preferred skills/Experience
--Experience in a manufacturing and/or wholesale distribution environment

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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