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Accounts Payable Specialist in Pasadena, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/7/2018

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    Pasadena, CA
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Job Description

Vaco is seeking an Accounts Payable (A/P) Specialist to join a team of highly skilled professionals in a stimulating work environment. The candidate in this role will work closely with and report to the Accounting Manager. Other responsibilities include attending to the general administrative needs of the AP/Finance Department,. Matching and batching code, resolving A/P issues, processing expense reports, updating and reconciling sub-ledger to G/L and processing checks are integral functions for this position. This Accounts Payable Specialist role will be located in Pasadena, CA and will be a temporary position with an opportunity to turn permanent for the right candidate.

Responsibilities include:

  • Handle the customer service needs of internal business partners
  • Provide administrative assistance to the AP/Finance Department
  • Conduct full-cycle A/P
  • Carry out daily processes and controls accurately and on time, and ensure compliance with company policies
  • Complete special projects on an as-needed basis
  • Assist with internal and external audits as needed
  • Strong familiarity with numeric data entry
  • Articulate customer service and interpersonal skills, especially when interacting with those in the technical and financial backgrounds
  • Spreadsheet and database capabilities
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement


2+ years Accounts Payable processing.

  • Strong highly developed accounting and reconciliation experience
  • Proficient in PC applications, including Excel, Access, Word, and Outlook
  • Highly motivated, self-starter and possess the ability to work independently
  • Acute attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work well under pressure and exercise sound judgment and adhere to all regulatory and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Candidate is expected to demonstrate leadership qualities, flexibility and be a team player
  • Bachelor's degree required