Accounts Payable Specialist

P & S Transportation Birmingham , AL 35202

Posted 6 days ago

Accounts Payable SpecialistBirmingham, AL Acct Office-TBS14

We are looking for a reliable and detail-oriented professional to help us properly maintain our vendor payable information. The Accounts Payable Specialist completes payments, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. We are seeking a candidate who can assign invoices to the proper cost centers, work with vendors to resolve past due invoices and reconcile monthly statements with vendors within the logistics industry.

  • Process and enter 200-300 invoices per week on integrated accounting software

  • Verify approval on all invoices and check requests

  • Determine Account Coding for invoices

  • Able to prepare and process checks for multiple companies

  • Update and maintain vendor database

  • Reconcile vendor statements

  • Ability to process and follow-up on rush items

  • Maintain account payable files

  • Special projects as assigned

Full-time

  • Prior Experience with high volume Accounts Payable is useful but not required

  • Ability prioritize and to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner

  • Eye for detail, accuracy is imperative

  • Knowledge of general accounting principles

  • Able to meet deadlines

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills

  • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative

  • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, and MS Outlook desired

  • Exemplary Attendance Record

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Accounts Payable Specialist

P & S Transportation