Our Portland client has a longstanding reputation in the government sector and is seeking a Disbursement Specialist to support Accounts Payable for their Finance Operations team. This role will join a stable company on a temporary long-term basis and may require some local travel.
Responsibilities of the Disbursement Specialist
Process AP and vendor invoices.
Vendor data entry.
Process federal and other payments.
Troubleshoot invoice processing issues.
Respond to payment and invoice inquiries.
Manage incoming correspondence.
Track hard copy invoices on spreadsheet.
General clerical duties, including copying, scanning, filing, and faxing.
Maintain disbursement documentation and records.
Disbursement Specialist Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
0-3 years of accounting experience.
Knowledge of GAAP and federal payments.
MS Office Suite experience, with skills in Excel and Word.
ERP systems knowledge; SAP, Oracle, and PeopleSoft preferred.
Strong customer service skills and experience.
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.
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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