Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

  • location: Silver Spring, MD
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per year
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Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

job summary:
We are seeking an articulate motivated, and well rounded Senior Accounts Payable Specialist for a great local organization with a great working environment that offers impeccable benefits and work-life balance.

The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist will report directly into the Controller. Essential functions include but are not limited to:

location: Silver Spring, Maryland
job type: Permanent
salary: $55,000 - 65,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Associate's degree
experience: 2 Years
  • Must have high volume invoice processing experience
  • Oversee vendor payouts: Direct deposit and manual check process. This includes voids and stop payment related transactions.
  • 3-way match with PO's and receiver.
  • Prepares invoice deduction notices, as necessary.
  • Manages and reconciles credit card accounts.
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies, and handle vendor inquiries
  • Ensure invoices are coded correctly - description, project number and GL code
  • Review and reconcile Open AP Vouchers - HOLD status
  • Process wires and ACH payment
  • Ensures vendor time is paid out according to time collection.
  • Coordinates with internal staff to ensure adjustments are addressed and corrected.
  • Ensures manual entries and/or credit memos received are processed timely and accurately.
  • Other assigned duties as required.
The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist requires the following minimal requirements:

  • College degree with a focus in accounting is preferred
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member.
If you are interested in hearing more about this position, please give Executive Recruiter Tyler McDermott a call at 202-800-7922 and email resume to

skills: Accounts Payable, AP, A/P Processing
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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