Accounts Payable Specialist

Lassonde Pappas - Carneys Point, NJ3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $39,000 - $51,000 a year

The Accounts Payable Specialist reports to the Accounts Payable Manager and is based out of our Carneys Point, New Jersey location. This individual will be responsible for a range of general tasks associated with processing accounts payable, expense reporting and vendor relationship response. The ideal candidate will possess their Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field of study and 1-3+ years of relevant office administration work experience.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES (essential functions of the job) Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsibilities include:
Responsible for all accounting work associated with processing accounts payable and vendor relationship responses including:
review and verify invoices and check requests
set invoices up for payment
prepare and perform payment runs for checks and EFTs
post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records
reconcile accounts payable transactions
prepare analysis of various G/L accounts
research and resolve invoice and un-vouchered receipt discrepancies
correspond with vendors and internal client’s inquiries
maintain vendor records through imaging system
produce monthly reports and assist in the month end closing process
Assist other departmental leads with their departmental expense review and investigation
Provide support during the quarter end review and year-end audit
Maintains company internal controls by following policies and procedures; complying with federal, state, and local financial legal requirements
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications, etc.
Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Minimum Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in accounting, finance, mathematics or business- related field
1 to 3 years of relevant work experience
Excellent written and verbal communication as well as strong interpersonal skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
Awareness of technology as a means of communication and efficiency preferred
Highly detail oriented and organized in work
Ability to work independently, prioritize and meet assigned deadlines
Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with a drive to succeed
Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees, management and external agencies to maximize performance, creativity, and problem solving
Excellent time management skills
Additional Preferred Qualifications

Experience in the food/beverage industry
Experience in Manufacturing or production environment
Proven organizational skills
Ability to direct, coach and train others
Consultative, influential, strategic thinking and problem-solving skills.

Lassonde Pappas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans and disabled individuals. As an equal opportunity employer, Lassonde Pappas is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 856-455-1000 for assistance.