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Accounts Payable Specialist in Pleasanton, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 5/17/2018

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Job Number: 2119928

Accounts Payable Specialist

A fast growing utility company is looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join their accounting team. This person will oversee the total AP process, from coding to payment of vendor invoices. The candidate must possess strong accounting and communication skills, must be organized, detail oriented and be a problem solver.


  • Process vendor invoices and other payables in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Properly code and allocate invoices to ensure proper job cost and expense management.
  • Process checks and ACH payments to ensure timely payment of invoices.
  • Identify pricing errors and other discrepancies in invoices and communicate with the vendors regarding invoice inquiries and discrepancies.
  • Regularly monitor AP reports for accuracy.
  • Additional projects as needed to support the Accounting Department.
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years of Accounts Payable experience.
  • BS in Accounting preferred, but not required.
  • Intermediate to advanced skills with Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be professional, confident, and have good problem solving skills.
  • Time management skills with the ability to organize and multitask.
  • Must be detail oriented and accurate.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently but also as part of a cooperative team.
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