Accounts Payable Specialist

Forest City, IA 50436

Categories: Accounting / Finance Job Number: 8441 Pay Rate: 47,000

Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Process invoices timely and accurately.
  • Prepare all incoming invoices for payment.
  • Prepare invoices and supporting documentation for record retention.
  • Receiving discrepancies, such as quantity variances, incorrect unit of measure conversions, etc., are communicated in a timely and professional manner to the receiving personnel.
  • Any pricing variances outside of tolerable limits are communicated to the purchase order originator in a timely and professional manner.
  • Any discrepancies in freight terms or freight above a specified threshold are to be communicated to the traffic department in a timely and professional manner.
  • Review vendor statements on a monthly basis and investigate past due invoices.
  • Handle vendor calls and emails in a professional and courteous manner and resolved issues as soon as possible.
  • Review the Accrued Purchases report; identify and research items past 60 days.
  • Review the Trade Payables report; identify vendors with debit balances to assist in collection requests.
  • Document vendors submitting non-conforming invoices and assist with communication of such to Purchasing.
  • Prepare journal entries and account reconciliations, as assigned.
  • Assist with improving AX Process Instructions (AXPIs).

  • Associates Degree in Accounting or a related field required.
  • 1-3 years accounts payable or general accounting experience preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX desired.
  • Strong technical skills, including experience with Microsoft Office
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Jon Maas
Recruiting Associate

Jon joined City & National Employment in early 2018 and is eager to put his sales experience to work! Jon attended Grand View University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Finance. Following graduation Jon completed an internship with a Major Insurance Firm in Iowa which allowed him to gain quality sales experience. Jon enjoys interacting with people and listening to their desires in hopes he can assist them to meet those goals.

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