Randstad Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist in Seattle, Washington

Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist

job details:

  • location:Seattle, WA

  • salary:$18 - $25 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, December 6, 2018

  • experience:2 Years

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Other Services (except Public Administration)

  • reference:447396

  • questions:425.454.4111.

job description

Accounts Payable and Receivable Specialist

job summary:

A company near West Seattle is looking to bring on a contractor to join the team as an Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable Specialist. This person will be responsible for ensuring timely payments of vendor invoices, record-keeping, and handling collections. This position is looking to go permanent for the right person, so don't wait to apply!

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Accounts Payable

  • Process payments in a timely manner

  • Work with vendors to create good relationships

  • Understanding of GL and how to categorize expenses

  • Maintain internal relationship; collecting approvals on invoices, following up on contracts nearing the term end date

  • Manage AP, analyze aging and maximize payment timing to take advantage of discounts

  • Monitor for missing or duplicate invoices

  • Ensure that all invoices are properly approved and are properly coded to the general ledger to ensure accuracy of financial data; perform the data entry of invoices and balancing in the accounting system

  • Research, analyze, and resolve vendor invoice issues using established procedures

  • Maintains vendor records and vendor database in ERP system

  • Maintain paper and electronic records (filing, faxing, scanning and retrieval). Organize invoices pending entry or payment so that others on the team can easily assist as needed

  • Assign new purchase orders, review, and maintain outstanding PO status in NAV on a weekly basis

Accounts Receivable

  • Bank statement reconciliation, credit card statement reconciliation

  • Receive cash, create deposits, manage AR aging and collections

  • Create invoices, manage invoicing process with Operations

  • Manage files and maintain records

Additional Tasks

  • Ensure the appropriate application and reporting of sales and/or use tax

  • Filing, manage files and recordkeeping

  • Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls

  • Ensure Generally Accepted Accounting Principles are being adhered to

  • Assist as needed to perform other related duties and special projects

Qualifications

Education

AA Degree required

BA Degree preferred

Experience

3+ years experience in an accounting or similar role required

Experience in the maritime or construction industry preferred

Knowledge/Skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Detail oriented

Advanced organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal and team skills

Excellent Microsoft Suite skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Knowledge of current accounting practices and accounting software

location: Seattle, Washington

job type: Contract

salary: $18 - 25 per hour

work hours: 8 to 5

education: Associate's degree

experience: 2 Years

responsibilities:

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Accounts Payable

  • Process payments in a timely manner

  • Work with vendors to create good relationships

  • Understanding of GL and how to categorize expenses

  • Maintain internal relationship; collecting approvals on invoices, following up on contracts nearing the term end date

  • Manage AP, analyze aging and maximize payment timing to take advantage of discounts

  • Monitor for missing or duplicate invoices

  • Ensure that all invoices are properly approved and are properly coded to the general ledger to ensure accuracy of financial data; perform the data entry of invoices and balancing in the accounting system

  • Research, analyze, and resolve vendor invoice issues using established procedures

  • Maintains vendor records and vendor database in ERP system

  • Maintain paper and electronic records (filing, faxing, scanning and retrieval). Organize invoices pending entry or payment so that others on the team can easily assist as needed

  • Assign new purchase orders, review, and maintain outstanding PO status in NAV on a weekly basis

Accounts Receivable

  • Bank statement reconciliation, credit card statement reconciliation

  • Receive cash, create deposits, manage AR aging and collections

  • Create invoices, manage invoicing process with Operations

  • Manage files and maintain records

Additional Tasks

  • Ensure the appropriate application and reporting of sales and/or use tax

  • Filing, manage files and recordkeeping

  • Maintains financial security by following internal accounting controls

  • Ensure Generally Accepted Accounting Principles are being adhered to

  • Assist as needed to perform other related duties and special projects

qualifications:

Qualifications

Education

AA Degree required

BA Degree preferred

Experience

3+ years experience in an accounting or similar role required

Experience in the maritime or construction industry preferred

Knowledge/Skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Detail oriented

Advanced organizational skills

Excellent interpersonal and team skills

Excellent Microsoft Suite skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Knowledge of current accounting practices and accounting software

skills: Accounts Receivable, A/P Processing, A/P Review, A/R Review

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