POSITION: Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist
POSITION STATUS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
JOB SUMMARY: Good customer service is a must; responsible for tracking, reviewing, processing, and posting all vendor invoices; ensure general ledger account coding is accurate and consistent; maintain subledger payable accounts and capable of reconciling with general ledger; create purchase orders and maintain PO log; process AP checks weekly; accurately maintain vendor account files; assist in monthly closing procedures; review and evaluate purchase and vendor trends; assess and negotiate product/vendor rates regularly; maintain accurate vendor records in accounting system.
QUALITIES: Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); must have positive, outgoing attitude and good interpersonal skills, must be attentive to details and have excellent organizational skills; capable of multitasking; computer literate in Microsoft Office (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint); must be knowledgeable in using office equipment; experience in Great Plains software would be ideal; bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in related field and at least three (3) years of experience in accounting/bookkeeping environment. Experience may be substituted for degree. Certifications are a plus.
WORK HOURS: Monday through Friday, typically 8 – 5 (40 hours per week). Individual must be willing to work occasional evening and/or weekends as needed.
SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience.
CLOSING DATE: Until filled.
Job Type: Full-time