Accounts Payable Specialist

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July 27, 2017

Accounts Payable Specialist

Accounts Payable Specialist
Seattle, WA

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Rylem Consulting is a leading resource in the Northwest for talent management. We help dynamic companies- Fortune 500 companies as well as innovative and exciting startups- identify and recruit game-changing talent. We currently have an exciting direct hire position for an Accounts Payable Specialist at North America’s fastest growing pet insurance provider!!!

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for all accounting work necessary to ensure accounts payable are processed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Code invoices and accruals to the correct departments and general ledger codes and in accordance with US GAAP requirements
  • Route invoices for approval according to authority levels per the approval matrix prior to submitting for payment. Ensure no invoices are submitted for payment without proper prior approval.
  • Prepare and process weekly payments (checks, wires, ACH and credit card)
  • Submit vendor creation and change requests as needed 
  • Process employee expense reports as needed
  • Reconcile monthly cash and AP accounts as part of the monthly close process
  • Book general journal entries as required
  • Follow all internal controls for job duties according to SOX narratives
  • Prepare deliverables for reporting team, FP&A, and external tax and audit professionals as requested
  • Meet internal and external service levels as they apply to job duties  (vendor payments, responses to inquiries from others in the organization)
  • Track 1099 payments and ensure 1099's are sent to independent contractors per IRS timeline
  • Other general accounting tasks and projects as assigned
  • Work to drive process improvements in other accounting operation functions as assigned
  • Communicate effectively within finance team as well as others throughout the organization for matters relating to role and responsibilities

Keys to Success:

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP as it relates to expense classification, capitalized expenses, and prepaid
  • Great organizational skills
  • The ability to work well with members of other departments and follow up on approvals as needed 

Desired Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of experience in Accounts Payable
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP general ledger system a plus

(AP Specialist, Account Payables, Accounts Payables, AP Accountant, AP Assistant, AP processor, Accounts Payable Admin)

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