Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: Salinas, CA

Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

Job description 

We are looking for a skilled accounts payable specialist to be responsible for processing all invoices  received for payment and for undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient and  timely manner. 

Responsibilities 

  • Process vendor payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures Perform day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting and recording accounts payable data
  • Reconcile the accounts and notes payable balances to ensure that all payments are accounted for and properly posted
  • Verify discrepancies and resolve vendor issues
  • Generate reports detailing accounts payable status
  • Complete related administrative duties such as copying, filing and maintaining vendor accounts
  • Obtain, maintain and update W-9 forms from vendors

Skills 

  • Knowledge of two-way purchase order matching, including routing invoices for approval, and batching and entering invoices for payment.
  • Pay close attention to detail while performing simple to moderately complex accounting activities including auditing vendor invoices for accuracy
  • Reconcile vendor accounts, investigate and resolve discrepancies or other payment issues with vendors
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office programs, particularly Excel spreadsheets
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills