Accounts Payable Specialist

Farmingdale, NY 11735

Posted: 02/24/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Accounting Job Number: 8493

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for processing accounts payable transactions accurately and efficiently while maintaining the highest level of customer service to our vendors and internal stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in manufacturing and possess strong communication and analytical skills. Experience with Sage is a plus!

Salary: $65,000-$70,000 per year (plus 401k match, generous PTO & full health benefits)

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9AM-530PM

Key Responsibilities:
  • Review all incoming invoices and check requests for accuracy and completeness
  • Enter invoices into the accounting system accurately and in a timely manner
  • Communicate with vendors to resolve any discrepancies or payment issues
  • Reconcile vendor statements to ensure all invoices are accounted for and paid on time
  • Manage the weekly check run process and prepare checks for mailing
  • Work closely with the Purchasing department to ensure proper matching of purchase orders, receipts, and invoices
  • Make timely payments via ACH & wires
  • Assist with month-end closing activities, including accruals, account reconciliations, & year-end 1099's
  • Maintain accurate and organized accounts payable files and records

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in accounts payable, with prior experience in manufacturing
  • Knowledge of accounts payable principles, practices, and procedures
  • Experience with accounting software, Sage experience is a plus
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel

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