Accounts Payable Specialist

Middleton, Wisconsin
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 19.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Shedosky, Alicen, Spherion
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Job Description

Join our international consumer products company in a temporary role! Our client not only offers a progressive and high energy atmosphere, but also has a cafeteria onsite and lots of employee appreciation events! If you have prior experience in accounts payable, please apply today!

The Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist will be responsible for maintaining controls over the cash disbursements by reviewing the check, EFT and wire requests for proper coding and authorization. The AP Specialist will provide customer service to internal and external customers in addition to clearing and completing assigned reconciliations on timely basis.

- Receive invoices into Workflow system daily
- Review invoice detail for accuracy
- Match purchase order invoices to appropriate Goods Receipt and note any issues preventing completion of processing
- Ensure appropriate approvals are received for non-purchase order invoices prior to processing
- Maintain or exceed AP team goals for quality and timely invoice processing
- Make independent decisions and own completion of activities.
- Other duties as assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Ability to understand concepts of sales and use tax.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Familiarity with VLOOKUP & Pivot tables is a plus.
- Knowledge of accounting procedures desired.
- Individual must have strong attention to detail and excellent analytical skills.
- Must be able to work independently while also being a self-starter with an ability to work within a team environment.
- Excellent time management skills.
- Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Professional, positive attitude.


1-4 years

- Associates' Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
- Experience may be considered in lieu of degree
- Minimum of 1 - 2 years' Accounts Payable experience required
- SAP processing experience is a plus
- Esker processing experience is a plus

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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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