Accounts Payable Specialist
Our Pacific Northwest client is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team in Portland. This is a great temp to hire opportunity, with potential for professional growth and advancement at a company with a great local reputation.
Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Specialist
Support general payments functions.
Daily banking functions.
Invoice processing and review.
Process check and payment requests.
Financial review and analysis.
Set up EFTs.
Maintain AP balance sheets.
Balance sheet and bank reconciliations.
Assist with the continuous development and implementation of accounting and finance policy, best practice, and process improvements.
Respond to AP and other payment inquiries.
Maintain record of voided checks.
Other special projects and duties as assigned.
Accounts Payable Specialist Qualifications
Associate’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business; equivalent education and experience.
2+ years of accounting, with knowledge of disbursements and AP processing.
Knowledge of GAAP.
MS Office Suite experience, with skills in Excel and Word.
ERP systems knowledge.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact at all levels of the organization.
Organized multitasker with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Can work independently and as part of a team.
High degree of flexibility.
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.
VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.
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