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Accounts Payable Specialist

Houston, TX 77042

Posted: 05/14/2024 Employment Type: Temp to Hire Function: Accounting/Finance Job Number: 23521 Pay Rate: $30-40/hr

Job Description

An independent energy company is seeking an Accounts Payable Lead to manage the entire accounts payable process, from receiving and coding invoices to processing and recording payments. The ideal candidate possesses in-depth knowledge of general accounting and a strong grasp of accounts payable methodologies, principles, and best practices. Working collaboratively, the new team member will enhance operational effectiveness by maintaining accuracy and resolving issues with professionalism and efficiency.
Salary: $30-40/hr
Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Temp-to-Hire

  • Responsible for AP email inbox.
  • Receive and process invoices for multiple companies and currencies. 
  • Code invoices to the appropriate GL account, cost center, AFE and company.
  • Run weekly aging reports and follow up on outstanding invoices. 
  • Run weekly treasure report for check run to determine payments for the week. 
  • Work with external vendors for any invoice corrections. 
  • Maintain various accounting schedules as directed.
  • Manage approval flow of invoices.
  • Handle month end AP close. Journalize invoices and payments. Run cash reconciliation to ensure all payments are posted. Run accrual reports and aging reports for the accounting team. 
  • Provide reports and invoices for auditors every quarter. Work closely with the accounting team to ensure all selections are received.
  • Work with Internal teams locally & abroad to ensure all invoices are coded and routed properly and paid on time.
  • Assist with withholding tax certificate request.
  • Create and maintain AP desk procedures.
  • Perform other duties and services to ensure a successful project(s) is delivered and client is satisfied.
  • Maintain excellent attendance and punctuality.

  • 3-5 years business experience in general accounting and/or accounts payable; oil and gas
  • International/Foreign currency experience
  • Understanding of foreign withholding tax and VAT
  • Worked for a publicly traded company and has a strong understanding of SOX controls and segregation of duties
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Data entry experience with accounting systems
  • Organized, reliable, accurate, and detail oriented
  • Ability to keep confidential information, good communication skills
  • Self-motivated with strong problem-solving abilities
  • Flexible and adaptable to change in priorities and duties

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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Sarah Colvill
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Specializing in matching talent with exciting opportunities in Human Resources, Accounting/Finance, Sales, Marketing, Administrative, and Customer Service.


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