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Accounts Payable Lead

Houston, TX 77073

Posted: 06/26/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Function: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 23587 Pay Rate: $32-35/hr

Job Description

A global manufacturing company is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to assist the AP department. The ideal candidate thoroughly understands general accounting and has solid expertise in accounts payable methods, principles, and best practices. This is a 3–4-month contract opportunity.
Salary: $30-35/hr
Location: Houston, TX 77373
Type of Position: Contract

  • Process incoming invoices with and without Pos daily
  • Ensure that all invoices are entered accurately and in a timely manner into the ERP system.
  • Review all accounts payable invoices for accuracy in coding, tax accruals, signature approvals, and appropriate backup documentation.
  • Prepare and process weekly payments to ensure timely payment of bills.
  • Correspond with vendors/employees and respond to inquiries.
  • Month end close: Reconcile accounts payable ledger accounts to ensure accuracy.
  • Reconcile quarterly statements with top ten vendors to ensure accuracy of accounts.
  • Process and prepare sales and use tax monthly.
  • Set up new vendors in ERP and maintain vendor master files.
  • Identify duplicate or inactive vendors and or opportunities for electronic payment.
  • Process and furnish 1099’s.
  • Prepare and process journal entries if required.
  • Follow up on purchase order, vendor invoices, and expense reports inquiries from either employees or vendors.
  • Maintain records of accounts payable transactions for auditing purposes.
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.

  • College education preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience, preferably within the manufacturing or oil & gas industries  
  • Experience working within an ERP; E2 ShopTech software is a strong plus
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong financial knowledge
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly with Excel
  • Ability to work with little to no supervision

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 one week of submitting your application.

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