Accounts Payable Specialist
Location: Laurel, MD
Will manage the accounts payable cycle to include:
Manage the accounts payable cycle for business units
Process purchasing/payment documents such as vendor invoices, travel reimbursements, and stipends in a timely and accurate manner, while ensuring compliance with internal, state, and federal policies and regulations
Pay invoices by verifying transaction information, scheduling and preparing disbursements, and obtaining authorization of payment
Resolve issues with invoice discrepancies
Post payments, billing adjustments, and credit memos to customer/employee accounts as needed
Initiate and manage check runs
Prepare check, wire, and ACH requests
Maintain vendor relationships and payment terms
Participate in month–end, quarterly, and year–end close processes
Maintain accounting ledgers by posting account transactions
Verify accounts by reconciling statements and transactions
Prepare monthly journal entries and reconciliations, analyzing and auditing various accounts
Assist with the balance sheet review process
Oversee the maintenance of departmental records and the generation and balancing of transaction reports.
1 – 3 years of experience in accounts payable or a related function. Requires experience with Deltek/GCS and Deltek Time and Expense software. Experience with Microsoft office suite, especially Excel, is required. Knowledge and experience in general accounting and monthly closing processes, required. Must possess excellent problem–solving and analytical skills. Must be able to multi–task, have exceptional organizational skills, and work well independently. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
BA in Accounting, Finance, related discipline, or equivalent.