Accounts Payable Specialist

Sanderson, Dale & Boe
24 Aug 2019
27 Aug 2019
Job role
Accounts payable
Contract type
Full time
As a result of our continued growth, we are currently seeking candidates for a Accounts Payable Specialist position at the corporate office in Edina, Minnesota. Exciting opportunity to join a great team in a fun culture.


Job summary

The Accounts Payable Specialist is a member of the Finance team who will ensure accurate processing and recording of the company?s Accounts Payable, provide timely and accurate financial information, and participate in daily reporting and Accounts Payable processing. ?This position reports to the Assistant Controller.? Hours are typically between 8:00–5:00 M–F.??

Job Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the timely processing of Accounts Payable invoices and expense reports for multiple locations through a purchase order system.
  • Ensure invoices and expense reports have proper backup and approval.
  • Maintain invoice files and electronic copies for each location.
  • Verify accuracy of vendor account set up and updates.
  • Communicate with Project Managers, Controller, and various divisions for disbursement of Accounts Payable.
  • Communicate with external clients and vendors to provide timely responses to questions and inquiries.
  • Research and resolve outstanding invoices and payments to maintain vendor accounts.
  • Assist with preparing accounts payable checks and ACH payments.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • 1–5 years of previous Accounts Payable experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Account Payable and best practices.
  • Proficient with Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills; ability to effectively and professionally communicate with all levels of leadership and employees.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.
  • Dependable, accurate, and detail oriented.
  • Self–starter who takes the initiative and anticipates needs.
  • Proficient in data entry and management.
  • Post high school education.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Trustworthy to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Team player.
  • Knowledge of Multi–State Sales and Use tax policy helpful but not required
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics AX, a plus but not required