Accounts Payable Accountant

  • location: Skokie, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per year
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job description

Accounts Payable Accountant

job summary:
A senior living facility in Skokie, IL is seeking a new Senior Accountant to join their team. This individual will lead the weekly, monthly and annual activities that process, pay, report and audit transactions related to the expense cycle.

 
location: Skokie, Illinois
job type: Permanent
salary: $55,000 - 65,000 per year
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 3 Years
 
responsibilities:
  • Analyze invoices to ensure correctness of invoices and invoice processing at the national level for the organization. Primary point of contact for invoice issues, questions, and troubleshooting.
  • Weekly pay cycle - Process pay cycle weekly to ensure all payments are processed timely to all vendors. Analyze reports to ensure everything due is paid correctly and timely. Partner with the Controllership team to ensure required funds are available to process the pay cycle.
  • Ensure the systems used for the expense cycle management process are working in coordination with each other. Oversee the setup, continued maintenance and system support with outside vendors of all ECM systems. Make and implement recommendations for continuous improvement or troubleshooting.
  • Annual audit - Partner with Controllership team with identifying and supplying necessary documentation for annual audits.
  • Monthly close process - Lead the monthly accounts payable close process including the recording of accruals for open invoices and monthly recurring expenses for all companies.
  • Annual 1099 process - Lead the annual 1099 process including analyzing files from Lawson data. Audit to ensure pool of vendors is correct and that data populates in the correct fields on the 1099, with appropriate boxes completed. Partner with outside vendor to ensure 1099s are processed and sent appropriately and timely by vendor.
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 3+ years of accounting experience
  • Intermediate Excel skills
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:

  • Excellent computer skills with Microsoft office products, including intermediate Excel skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Lawson or other financial systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Working knowledge of expense cycle processes.
  • Effective analytical, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Proven problem solving skills and working through complex business challenges.
  • Ability to work across, and partner with, a diverse stakeholder group in a matrix organization.
  • Track record of delivering high-impact and measurable results.
 
skills: Accounts Payable, 1099s
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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