Accounts Payable Specialist in Walnut Creek, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: 2141041

Position: Accounts Payable Specialist
Pay Range: $28-32/hr
Location: Walnut Creek
Job Type: Temp.

Our client, an East Bay based nonprofit, is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to perform and support all activities with the AP processes. This is a 6 month contract role with the possibility of being extended. invoice coding, entry into accounting system of records, and payment of vendor bills.

Essential Duties:

  • Process expense reports through Concur ensuring accuracy, completeness, and timely submission.
  • Assist in the execution of the month-end close, account reconciliations and maintenance of journal entry logs.
  • Update the cash flow forecast, and prepare the month-end expense accrual.
  • Apply a solid understanding of expense coding to ensure that actual expenses are properly captured on the financial statements.
  • Perform monthly reviews and quarterly audits of expense accounts to ensure accuracy and timely resolution of any issues.
  • Review vendor invoices, vouchers, client refund requests, and check requests for completeness, accurate coding and approval in accordance with the DOA prior to entry for payment.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in business, finance or accounting is preferred .
  • 3-4 years of progressively responsible work in accounting is required.
  • Knowledge of GAAP is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of accounting controls is required.
  • Strong computer skills

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