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Accounts Payable

  • Ref: 304368
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: Fairfield, CT
  • Industry:
  • Job Level: Experienced Non-Manager
  • Pay: $22 - $25

Opportunity Description

Our client is hiring for an Accounts Payable Administrator to their finance team. This is an opportunity to join one of the most respected organizations in the area that has been rapidly growing in a thriving industry. It's an option-to-hire position offering between $22-$25/hour, depending on experience.

HumanEdge Perks:

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

Job Duties

In this position, you will:

  • Review and process disbursement account activity on a daily basis 
  • Send transfer requests and monitor outstanding requests
  • Review all expenses for accuracy and compliance
  • Prepare and process checks to be issued on behalf of our clients for expenses, grants, and taxes from accounts where funds have been received 
  • Process grant and expense payments via check, wire, and ACH
  • Review grant and expense backup for accuracy with its coordinating check
  • Name and file check copies
  • Improve and streamline processes, develop new safeguards against error or possible fraud
  • Resolve discrepancies in a timely manor
  • Work with Client Services to resolve pending transactions
  • Research and respond to all check inquiries and assist with monthly reconciliations
  • Issue stop payments on outstanding checks to be voided and/or reissued
  • Upload Positive Pay check files for three of our disbursement accounts
  • Print checks for Corporate Accounting and forward Positive Pay file
  • Coordinate with Client Services with special grant requests and ensure the information is accurately reflected and payments are processed on a timely basis
  • Deposit client checks via remote check scanners and applications

Education

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Experience & Skills Required

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in the area of general Accounts Payable processes
  • Clear understanding of standard business/office practices
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • Must be detail oriented, self-motivated, and able to prioritize
  • Ability to learn quickly and take initiative
  • Strong computer skills
  • Discretion and maintaining confidentiality is essential
  • Ability to manage high volumes in a fast-paced environment