Job Details

Job Title:
Accounting Technician - Accounts Payable

Job Location:
Savannah, Georgia

Salary:
$30000.00 - $38500.00

Salary Frequency:
Yearly

Description:
SUMMARY: While reporting to the Accounting Manager, this position has the responsibility for the Accounts Payable process including weekly processing of payments to vendors and employees and the proper record retention of related support documents. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following (Other duties may be assigned). * Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment. * Processes properly approved and supported invoices for payment. * Prioritizes invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms. * Processes check requests. * Audits and processes employee expense reimbursement request. * Matches invoices to checks, obtains all signatures for checks and distributes checks according to policy. * Responds to all vendor inquires. * Working with Accounting Technician - Procurement, maintains electronic vendor files including required 1099 information and maintenance. * Responds to all vendor inquires. * Reconciles vendor statements, researches and recommends corrections for discrepancies. * Assists in month end closing. * Organizes and maintains up to date financial records. * Maintains files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices. * Cross-trains in critical payroll function and serves as back up for Accountant - Payroll and Systems. * Assists with department record keeping, record retention requirements and other special projects as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, employee must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Basic computer skills and word processing. * Good mathematical background. * Experience with spreadsheets and automated accounting systems. * Sort, check, count, and verify numbers. * Multi-task, prioritize and work efficiently. * Listen, communicate (written and verbal), and follow-up effectively with all staffing levels and clients/customers. * Excellent grammar, spelling and proof reading skills. * Work independently, be a self-starter, and energetically approach tasks assigned. * Demonstrate sound judgment. * Flexibility to adapt to all situations and work varied hours; possibly work weekends or evenings. * Perform at high levels in a fast paced ever-changing work environment. * Anticipate work needs and follow through with minimum direction. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Applicant must possess a High School Diploma/GED and have a minimum of (3) three years accounts payable experience OR possess a Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Candidate must possess a strong working knowledge of billing and cash receipts functions in an electronic environment. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos. Write simple correspondence. Effectively present information in one-on­-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization. English required, bilingual a plus. REASONING ABILITY: Apply understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations. Strong analytical skills are a must. COMPUTER SKILLS: Experience with word processing, spreadsheets, Internet software, email and/or database software preferred. Microsoft Office skills are required. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to remain stationary, move about, manipulate/handle, compile/retrieve, converse/exchange information. The employee is frequently required to remain in a sedentary position. The employee is occasionally required to ascend/descend, position self/move, and distinguish odor. The employee is occasionally required to move up to 20 pounds. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so qualified. It is the responsibility of the applicant to disclose true and accurate information on their account profile and/or resume. Falsification of this information may lead to your disqualification from vacancy consideration and/or termination of employment. EOE M/F/DN A drug-free workplace When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia. #CBAH

Requirements:
Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum Experience: 36 Months

Special Requirements:
Applicant Must possess a High School Diploma/GED and a minimum of three (3) years accounts payable experience - OR - a Bachelor's degree in a related field.

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