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Job Title
ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST (Temp-Perm)
Location
Jamaica, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Freelance/Contract
Category
Retail
Job Function
Accounting/Finance
Experience level
Entry Level

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE SPECIALIST (Temp-Perm)

Specific Responsibilities :

This is a temp to perm opportunity. The sucessful candidate will be responsible for processing domestic accounts payble for all branches.

Essential Functions:

  • Obtain and review invoices from Vendors/ LF operations to reconcile with vendor statements.
  • Post invoices and verify correct GL codes used.
  • Process payments timely and accurately.
  • Communicate with vendors and sister companies to obtain missing information
  • Confirm appropriate settlement of shipments in the system by operations department.
  • Investigate any and all discrepancies with operations.
  • Research assigned payable >30 days and resolve it/clean up AP aging report.
  • Work with Finance Manager on reoccurring problems for a solution.
  • Ensure proper supporting doc. is obtained for the use of company CC.
  • Cross training in other functions, such as overseas agent settlements and Cash receipts.
  • Ad hoc duties, such as to assist with any accounting work, cash applications, reporting or any cross training as needed.
Skills and Requirements:
  • Two years’ experience in an accounting position
  • Knowledge of freight forwarding industry
  • Knowledge of international and domestic settlement
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Basic PC skills

 

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