Accounts Payable Specialist - Contract in Raleigh, Durham, Morrisville, Cary at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As an AP Specialist, you will play an integral role in accurately preparing our client's accounting records and performance. You will be responsible for a variety of general accounting functions as well as providing accounting support for senior staff if needed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Processing A/P including checks, ACH and wires in a timely and accurate manner, ensuring invoices have proper approvals, correct calculations and match printed checks
  • Addressing vendor inquiries in a timely, positive and collaborative manner
  • Reconciling vendor statements, investigating and correcting any discrepancies
  • Setting up new vendors and maintain vendor files to make sure information is complete and accurate, including obtaining W-9 documents
  • Verify validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from internal departments, vendors and customers
  • Assisting with month close duties including journal entries and reconciliations
  • Managing companies expense accounts including Pcards, banking relationships and expense reports within Concur
  • Support the month-end close


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or a related field
  • 2+ years of experience
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP, NetSuite, Oracle or any large ERP System
  • Experience using a T&E system like Concur or Expensify
  • Advanced Excel skills - VLOOKUP's, Pivot Tables, generating and manipulating large sets of data for reports
  • Understanding of GAAP accounting standards
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to commit for duration of engagement
  • Proven ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision
  • Good work ethic and displays a can do type of attitude


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