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Senior Accounts Payable Accountant ($60K-$62K) in Kennesaw, GA at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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    Kennesaw, GA
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    At least 3 year(s)
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Job Description

Updated 3-15-19

Vaco is on the hunt for a great Senior Accounts Payable Accountant who will perform a variety of work assignments requiring general knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and accounts payable practices. A critical member of the accounting team, the incumbent is focused on efficiently processing invoices with an attention to detail while practicing effective time management in order to provide accounting analysis and general ledger support for corporate entities and subsidiaries. Our client processes a high volume of transactions so experience in a high volume environment is a must for this role. The role pays $60,000 - $62,000.

The primary accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Reviews and processes vendor invoices, requests for disbursements, general ledger coding, and monitors due dates to ensure timely payment.
  • Reconciles vendor statements and identifies, researches and resolves vendor account discrepancies.
  • Ensures correct coding of all receipts and disbursements to maintain accurate and complete accounts payable audit process.
  • Establishes vendor accounts, verifies vendor information, maintains lines of credit and processes payments ensuring accuracy and timely distribution.
  • Processes journal entries to ensure payments are paid or accrued for at month end, quarter end and year end.
  • Recognizes and researches questionable transactions as requested by other departments and prepares entry adjustments necessary to correct operating expense accounts.
  • Maintains internal controls and reviews established policies and procedures to provide updates on an annual and as needed basis.


  • The successful candidate will be a highly organized and detail-oriented individual with excellent computer skills, who is able to manage many tasks and projects at once.
  • Candidates must have an accounting degree and three (3) years of accounts payable experience or equivalent and knowledge of basic accounting principles, including the ability to manage expense allocations.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and experience with financial systems integration is required.
  • Hands on experience in GL coding, posting invoices, data entry, and use of accounting software.
  • Must have high volume Accounts Payable experience.
  • Excellent computer skills and the ability to take direction and work both independently and as part of a team is a must.