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Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist

Houston, Texas | Direct Hire

Post Date: 08/03/2017 Job ID: 14707 Function: Accounting/Finance Pay Rate: $15-$17

Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist

A freight forwarding company in Northeast Houston is seeking an Accounts Payable/Payroll Specialist to handle 350 to 400 contractors pay on a weekly basis. 

Compensation: $15 to $17 per hour

Responsibilities

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Process 3 way P.O. matching invoices, up to 100 plus line items
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Process check requests
  • Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly
  • 1099 maintenance
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Assist in month end closing
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Manage workflow to ensure all payroll transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Reconcile payroll and validate confirmed reports
  • Develop ad hoc financial and operational reporting as needed

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable and Payroll experience
  • High school diploma required
  • Freight forwarding/logistics experience a plus
  • Must have strong work ethics
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
  • Proficient in Excel and Word, QuickBooks
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately
  • Professional demeanor and respectful to people in all situations
  • Flexible and willing to help others as needs and tasks arise

** Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application.**

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