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Accounts Payable Specialist in Atlanta at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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Job Description

A brand new Vaco Atlanta client located in the downtown Atlanta area is currently seeking an AP Specialist for a direct hire role starting immediately. As the primary Accounts Payable resource, you will be responsible for efficiently managing, organizing, and paying all applicable invoices in a timely fashion. Salary is $38,000-$40,000 annually.

  • Assist the Assistant Controller by reviewing and processing invoices, handling weekly check runs, and entering transactions into our accounting system
  • Match invoices and purchase orders using 3-way match; report matching discrepancies
  • Support efficient operations by enthusiastically providing invoice payment status information to management, colleagues, and vendors
  • Research and resolve vendor inquiries on credits, disputed items, and invoicing problems
  • Carefully review all payable batches for accuracy and maintain all payable files
  • Record routine documents into our system, including incoming payment statements, receipts, paid utility bills, outgoing checks, and wires
  • Generate AP progress reports and then keep and share an accurate and highly-detailed history of all your activities
  • Assemble monthly bank reconciliations and manage the related paperwork
  • Enter, review, and process employee expense reports and property payables for corporate expenses and draws
  • Prepare 1099 forms for all the contractors you're responsible for paying


  • 3+ years of AP experience
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting strongly preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of industrial accounting rules
  • Strong communication, organizational, quantitative, and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail while performing multiple assignments under tight deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel)