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Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist 16470668

Tysons, VA

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the field of education management? Do you possess exceptional financial acumen and a meticulous eye for detail? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our dynamic team as an Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist on a contract to hire basis at our esteemed education management client.

About Us:

Our client is dedicated to revolutionizing the education sector by providing innovative solutions and exceptional support to educational institutions across the nation. With a mission to foster excellence in education, they collaborate with schools and educational organizations to streamline their operations, optimize resources, and create an enriching learning environment for students.

The Role:

As an Accounts Payable Specialist, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the financial health of our client. You will be an integral part of their finance team, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, and compliance in processing all accounts payable transactions. This position will begin as a contract role, offering an exciting opportunity for you to showcase your skills and potential, with the potential for long-term employment based on performance and fit.

Title: Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist
Location: Hybrid - Tysons, VA
Hourly Rate: $30.00 - $35.00/hour
Job Type: Contract to Hire

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately process and code invoices, matching them to purchase orders and receipts while verifying the completeness of supporting documentation.

  • Execute payment runs and ensure timely disbursement of funds to vendors, staff, and other stakeholders, adhering to company policies and procedures.

  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors, address inquiries, and resolve any discrepancies in a professional and timely manner.

  • Review and process employee expense reports, validating expenses against company policies and highlighting any potential issues.

  • Maintain organized and up-to-date accounts payable records, ensuring all transactions are accurately documented and easily accessible.

  • Stay informed about relevant tax laws, accounting regulations, and company policies to ensure compliance and accuracy in all financial transactions.

  • Assist in generating accounts payable reports, providing valuable insights to the finance team and other stakeholders.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field preferred.

  • 5 years of proven experience in accounts payable or a similar financial role.

  • Proficient in using accounting software and ERP systems

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve discrepancies effectively.

  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy in all aspects of work.

  • Excellent time management skills to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with various teams and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and evolving work environment.


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