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Sr. Accounts Payable Specialist

Description

Ref ID: 04510-0011520050

Classification: Accounts Payable Supervisor/Manager

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half's client in greater DC is seeking a Sr Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team. The group's leadership would ideally like someone who aspires to learn more and take on supervisory responsibilities in the future. Top candidates will have a thorough aptitude in Accounts Payable, and will have the spirit of a perpetual learner. Please review the qualifications and apply if you feel this is line with you, your background, and future aspirations. • Proficiency in processing high volume of data accurately and efficiently to assist with monthly/quarterly delivery of AP reporting/critical metrics and KPI requirements for leadership as needed. • Responsible for the monitoring and cleaning of the AP aging report for all subsidiaries which includes providing monthly explanation for 60+ days old invoices. • Support cash management by reviewing and maintaining an up-to-date and accurate AP Invoice Aging and effectively communicate and raise issues to manager in a timely manner. • Review multiple control reports and assist with urgent requests by supplying information quickly, efficiently and accurately in an organized manner while identifying the root cause and addressing issues as needed. • Participate in collecting relevant data, preparing trend reports and assist in analyzing the data and presenting the findings to managers. Includes AP flux analysis, aging top vendors, aging trend analysis, and DPO calculation. • Responsible for the preparation and completeness of monthly and quarterly metrics and KPI reporting requirements. • Perform monthly end close procedures, quarter-end and year-end duties, reconcile credit card payments, including preparing accrual journal entries and account reconciliations. Resolve reconciling items in a timely manner. • Responsible for the preparation and completeness of Form 1099s and maintain the records of all suppliers. • Effectively collaborate with cross functional teams such as but not limited to Accounting, Tax, Procurement, FP&A, and the BPO. • The liaison between AP Analyst and auditors for PBC request for quarter and year end audit. • Collaborate with AP team members to help maintain AP related accounting policies, including documentation of desktop and internal control procedures along with identifying and implementing process improvements and efficiencies by gaining better understanding of process gaps and system. • Execute the Accounting and FP&A team requests such as additional flux and quarterly cashflow analysis and special projects within scope and designated timeline as needed, including aligning with internal controls, assist with requests from internal SOX auditors, and annual external audit. • A back up for the AP Analyst with the full-cycle accounts payable process, including review and approve invoices to ensure that company’s policy have been followed and vendors are paid in a timely manner. • Assist the AP manager with managing inquiries which involves communicating requirements with management, vendors and business owners to ensure accuracy. Ability to assess and quickly escalate crucial issues to management.

Requirements

Requirements • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or finance. • 4+ years of Accounts Payable General Ledger or equivalent Accounting experience. • Experience with Costpoint 7.1, Deltek T&E 10 • ERP Implementation and User Acceptance Testing experience would be a plus • Good aptitude working with systems, process improvements and automation. • High energy and tolerance for tight deadlines and time pressures. • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with management, team, peers, cross-functional teams and business partners. • Customer service attitude with a readiness to tackle challenges in a rapid growing dynamic environment. • Perform tasks independently and complete projects with minimal supervision. • Strong organization skills and the ability to follow through to completion. • Experience working with systems, process improvements and automation. • Able to handle high volume of transactions in a fast-paced environment. • Able to collaborate, ability to prioritize, and organize work effectively • Critical thinker, able to implement scalable processes. • Knowledge of operational accounting processes. • Deep understanding of US GAAP.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Contact your local office at 888.490.5461 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/finance to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

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Location US-VA-Alexandria
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Accounting, Finance
Other Compensation: DOE
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Description

Ref ID: 04510-0011520050

Classification: Accounts Payable Supervisor/Manager

Compensation: DOE

Robert Half's client in greater DC is seeking a Sr Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team. The group's leadership would ideally like someone who aspires to learn more and take on supervisory responsibilities in the future. Top candidates will have a thorough aptitude in Accounts Payable, and will have the spirit of a perpetual learner. Please review the qualifications and apply if you feel this is line with you, your background, and future aspirations. • Proficiency in processing high volume of data accurately and efficiently to assist with monthly/quarterly delivery of AP reporting/critical metrics and KPI requirements for leadership as needed. • Responsible for the monitoring and cleaning of the AP aging report for all subsidiaries which includes providing monthly explanation for 60+ days old invoices. • Support cash management by reviewing and maintaining an up-to-date and accurate AP Invoice Aging and effectively communicate and raise issues to manager in a timely manner. • Review multiple control reports and assist with urgent requests by supplying information quickly, efficiently and accurately in an organized manner while identifying the root cause and addressing issues as needed. • Participate in collecting relevant data, preparing trend reports and assist in analyzing the data and presenting the findings to managers. Includes AP flux analysis, aging top vendors, aging trend analysis, and DPO calculation. • Responsible for the preparation and completeness of monthly and quarterly metrics and KPI reporting requirements. • Perform monthly end close procedures, quarter-end and year-end duties, reconcile credit card payments, including preparing accrual journal entries and account reconciliations. Resolve reconciling items in a timely manner. • Responsible for the preparation and completeness of Form 1099s and maintain the records of all suppliers. • Effectively collaborate with cross functional teams such as but not limited to Accounting, Tax, Procurement, FP&A, and the BPO. • The liaison between AP Analyst and auditors for PBC request for quarter and year end audit. • Collaborate with AP team members to help maintain AP related accounting policies, including documentation of desktop and internal control procedures along with identifying and implementing process improvements and efficiencies by gaining better understanding of process gaps and system. • Execute the Accounting and FP&A team requests such as additional flux and quarterly cashflow analysis and special projects within scope and designated timeline as needed, including aligning with internal controls, assist with requests from internal SOX auditors, and annual external audit. • A back up for the AP Analyst with the full-cycle accounts payable process, including review and approve invoices to ensure that company’s policy have been followed and vendors are paid in a timely manner. • Assist the AP manager with managing inquiries which involves communicating requirements with management, vendors and business owners to ensure accuracy. Ability to assess and quickly escalate crucial issues to management.

Requirements

Requirements • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in accounting or finance. • 4+ years of Accounts Payable General Ledger or equivalent Accounting experience. • Experience with Costpoint 7.1, Deltek T&E 10 • ERP Implementation and User Acceptance Testing experience would be a plus • Good aptitude working with systems, process improvements and automation. • High energy and tolerance for tight deadlines and time pressures. • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with management, team, peers, cross-functional teams and business partners. • Customer service attitude with a readiness to tackle challenges in a rapid growing dynamic environment. • Perform tasks independently and complete projects with minimal supervision. • Strong organization skills and the ability to follow through to completion. • Experience working with systems, process improvements and automation. • Able to handle high volume of transactions in a fast-paced environment. • Able to collaborate, ability to prioritize, and organize work effectively • Critical thinker, able to implement scalable processes. • Knowledge of operational accounting processes. • Deep understanding of US GAAP.

Robert Half Finance & Accounting matches skilled finance and accounting professionals in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more on a full-time basis. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

Download our mobile app to take your job search on the go!

Contact your local office at 888.490.5461 or visit www.roberthalf.com/jobs/finance to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be authorized to work in the United States. All applicants applying for Canadian job openings must be authorized to work in Canada.

© 2020 Robert Half Finance & Accounting. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans.

By clicking 'Apply Now' you are agreeing to Robert Half Terms of Use.

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