Accounts Payable Specialist

Houston, TX 77041 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/12/2018 Job ID: 45178 Industry: Accounting Pay Rate: $42K-$46K

Accounts Payable Specialist

Direct Hire opening! Accounts Payable Specialist  needed in NW Houston area paying $42K to $46K per year.


  • Ensures AP Invoices and payments are processed in a timely and accurate manner, and all prompt-pay discounts are taken.
  • Processes inventory and services invoices. Audits bills against shipping documents, MTRs, POs, and /or other department s approvals.
  • Answers all vendor inquiries.
  • Analyzes vendor accounts and negotiates extended terms with vendors when cash is restricted.
  • Prepares monthly Vendor Reconciliations.
  • Examines Open lists (POs, GRPOs, AP Aging, un-reconciled vendor deposits, vendor claims) and proposes month-end accruals.
  • Performs analysis of accounts, as required.
  • Set up new vendors with approved vendor package. Updates and maintains vendor s certificate of insurance.
  • Prepares checks for mailing.
  • Fills out vendor s credit applications.
  • Identifies and resolves problems and inconsistencies, determining appropriate corrective actions.
  • Assists in monthly closings.
  • Assists V.P. Finance/Controller with special projects, when necessary. May assist other functions of accounts receivable and inventory control on an as needed basis.
  • Manage the office administration as relates to ordering supplies, planning occasional company events, schedule maintenance of office equipment.
  • Assists the V.P. Finance/Controller with benefit administration during open enrollment and new hire packages.
  • Recommends modifications to existing procedures.


  • Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3 years to 6 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of SAP, Outlook Accounting software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.
  • Ability to speak, read and write professionally
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Samantha Shultis

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We have offices throughout Texas, I am located at our Cypress Branch 21840 Northwest Freeway Suite E Cypress, TX 77429 open M-F 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Walk-Ins are welcome.

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