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Accounts Payable Specialist

Rockville, MD
Accounts Payable Specialist

SUMMARY:
Exciting opportunity to join a well-established and growing organization!  This role will provide experience with full cycle accounting, with a focus on accounts payable.  The A/P Specialist will be responsible for assisting leadership with managing and tracking payables for the company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Responsible for correspondence with vendors
  • Reconcile invoices to purchase orders
  • Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; ensuring credit is received for outstanding memos; purchase order amendments
  • Responsible for the accurate coding and timely processing of invoices
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the invoice files
  • Investigate and resolve all discrepancies associated with the processing of invoices
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries
  • Assist in month-end accrual procedures
  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing special projects as needed

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 1+ years of A/P experience preferably in construction and/or government contracting industry
  • Construction based accounting software experience preferred
  • Experience in MS Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible, willing, team player attitude
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
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