Accounts Payable Administrator

Elyria, Ohio

Job Type: Contractual
Minimum Experience:
Recruiter Name: Kazumi Medrano

Job Description

Job Title: Accounts Payable Specialist
Pay rate: $18.00 to $19.00
Location: OH, USA
Contract duration: 6 months

Position Summary:

With minimum supervision, responsible for the daily/weekly/monthly processing of accounts payable as well as other accounting related clerical functions such as document retention, customer invoicing, and distribution of reports.

Essential Functions:

Responsibilities may include some or all, of the following:

  • Manage accounts payable activities including processing of supplier invoices and debit memos.
  • Ensuring payment policy and accounts payable guidelines are followed.
  • Coordinate with appropriate department personnel to secure proper payment approvals.
  • Reconciling supplier statements, researching and correcting discrepancies.
  • Maintaining shared email box and responding to all supplier and supply chain inquiries regarding invoices and payment status.
  • Track purchase order balances to ensure payments are not processed without adequate funds approved and available.
  • Provide supporting documentation for audits and testing.
  • Interface with team members, functional departments, management, suppliers, and customers.
  • Perform other related responsibilities as assigned by management.

Education and Experience:

  • High school degree and 3-5 years of relevant experience required.
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles as well as labor laws and taxes where applicable.
  • Thorough knowledge of office technology and equipment such as personal computers, fax machines, scanners, photocopiers, printers, web sites, email, internet, office support software (Excel, Word), administrative procedures, and/or terminology in functional areas.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work with others and be a participative team player.
  • Ability to accurately maintain records.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and written skills.
  • Ability to use standard business applications with strong computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel, and Lotus Notes.
  • Ability to work independently with only general direction and instruction regarding the scope of assignments.
  • Handles multiple tasks, with changing priorities and has exceptional initiative, paying close attention to detail and follow-up as required.
  • Open to assuming greater responsibilities as needed. Ability to work effectively with others and be a participative team player.
  • Ability to effectively demonstrate team member competencies and participate in goal-setting, performance feedback, and self-development activities.
  • Must possess discretion, good judgment, organizational or management ability, resourcefulness, and problem-solving.


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