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Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Ref: 304256
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: Edison, NJ
  • Industry: Semiconductor Equipment / Materials
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Our client is hiring for an Accounts Payable Specialist in Edison, New Jersey. In this role, you will review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment following company guidelines, as well as code with General ledger account.

HumanEdge Perks:

  • Weekly direct deposit
  • Referral bonus program
  • 24/7 support before, during and after your assignment
  • Additional benefits available once qualified

Company Information

Industry:

  • Semiconductor Interface Board manufacturer

Job Duties

As the Accounts Payable Specialist, you will:

  • Process T&E expense report following company guidelines
  • Audit invoice purchases for Use tax by state and accrue appropriately
  • Process 3 way match documentation (Invoice, Packing slip, PO)
  • Prioritize invoices according to payment terms
  • Prepare check runs, wire transfers & ACH transactions; initiate online with Bank and apply in Sage Accounting software
  • Respond to vendor payment inquiries timely
  • Investigate pricing and quantity discrepancies
  • Help with vendor set up and 1099 annual issuance
  • Complete Vendor credit applications
  • Audit heavy volume of FedEx invoices for shipment verification
  • Reconcile credit statement to receipts
  • Assist in month end closing, prep of AP expense accruals 
  • Maintain files and documentation in accordance with company policy and best business practices 
  • Backup to Accounts Receivable for billing, cash application and Collections
  • Perform other duties as required to support Accounting department

Education

Education:

  • High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred

Experience & Skills Required

Qualifications:

  • 3-5+ years accounts payable experience or general accounting experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Experience utilizing Sage (Peachtree) or Quickbooks system a plus
  • Analytical, Detailed oriented, Extremely organized. Ability to Prioritize, Active learner and listener, Critical thinker, Hyper-tasker, Accountable, Self-starter, Proactive, Self-motivated, Problem solver, Strong work ethic, Communicate effectively verbally and in writing, Ability to work independently or with a team with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness