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Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Department:
    Accounting
  • Status:
    Full-Time
  • Reports to:
    Accounts Payable Manager
  • Location:
    Denver, CO

Position Description

We are looking for a detail-oriented Accounts Payable Specialist to control and monitor our expenses. You will be verifying and entering invoices, assisting with payment processing, and performing vendor account reconciliations. 

This role will involve, compiling and maintaining accounts payable records, while also providing clerical and administrative support as needed. We are looking for an objective Accounts Payable Specialist who combines a solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounts payable principles, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You should be highly organized and detail-oriented and possess the ability to work effectively both independently or in a team setting. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 

To ensure success as an Accounts Payable Specialist, you should exhibit sound knowledge of best practices in accounting and experience in a similar role. An accomplished Accounts Payable Specialist will be someone whose accounting expertise translates into optimized expense control processes.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Receive, verify, reconcile, distribute for approval, and process invoices
  • Analyze and verify account coding
  • Work with vendors, Destination Managers, and business leaders to resolve any billing inconsistencies
  • Process and enter expense reports, ensuring they comply with company policies
  • Reconcile invoice and expense reports between accounting system and Concur ensuring completeness
  • Assist Accounts Payable Manager with weekly payment runs, including entering wire payments
  • Work with vendors to get updated W-9’s when necessary
  • Assist with pulling payments for payment run
  • Assist with month end closing of AP when needed
  • Other duties as requested

EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCE

  • 2-5 years related experience and/or training
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Understanding of multi-entity accounting a plus
  • Strong organization skills with ability to multi-task and successfully meet simultaneous deadlines
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude while completing time sensitive projects
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both verbal and written
  • Ability to professionally document processes and procedures
  • Team player focused on the goals and results of the team with a high level of initiative
  • Flexibility with cross training and supporting other team members
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
  • Must have large ERP AP system experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics AX, NetSuite and Concur preferred
  • Assist with implementation of new accounting system’s Accounts Payable functionality
  • Provide insight, suggestions and collaboration on process improvements and efficiency gains