Accounts Payable Associate

Saint Louis

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Why is This a Great Opportunity?

Joining our team as an Accounts Payable Specialist offers a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic finance department. This role is crucial in ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of our accounts payable process, directly contributing to the smooth financial operations of our organization. You will gain valuable experience working with a variety of vendors, developing your accounting skills, and enhancing your attention to detail. If you are looking for a position where your work makes a significant impact and where you can grow professionally, this is the perfect role for you.

Job Description

Position Overview:

The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for maintaining an accurate system for accounts payable. This role involves coding invoices, verifying statements, ensuring timely payments, and maintaining organized vendor files. The Accounts Payable Specialist will also handle various tasks as requested by the AP/Payroll Manager, ensuring the efficiency and accuracy of the department’s operations.

Key Responsibilities:

1. Invoice Management:

o Code invoices with department and account numbers.

o Verify invoices and statements upon receipt.

o Process vouchers for timely payment, taking advantage of cash discounts.

o Ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoices for payment.

2. Payment Processing:

o Responsible for A/P entry in the computerized accounting system.

o Coordinate billing and payment with vendors.

o Ensure all payments are made in a timely manner and pay vendors weekly within the invoice terms.

o Print checks after receiving approval and check register reports on a weekly basis.

3. Vendor Relations:

o Maintain accuracy of vendor files by placing all invoices, checks, and vouchers in sequential order.

o Scan invoices into SharePoint.

o Address concerns of vendors/employees in a professional manner.

o Verify discrepancies and resolve clients’ billing issues.

o Oversee credit standing and invoice discrepancies.

4. Administrative Support:

o Attend staff meetings, seminars, and workshops as needed.

o Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Skills and Experience:

• One to three years of relevant accounting experience or the knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed in the role.

• Working knowledge of spreadsheets and general accounting.

• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail.

• Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment.

• Highly organized and detail-oriented.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Medical experience is preferred but not required.

This Accounts Payable Specialist position is an excellent opportunity for an individual looking to develop their career in finance and accounting. If you meet the qualifications and are ready to take on a critical role in our finance department, we invite you to apply.


Reference JOB-29497A

Job Type Full-time

Elisha Edge

Staffing Manager

I look forward to assisting you with your search and assessing whether this role could be a good fit for you. Please apply for confidential consideration!

(314) 924-9825

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