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Job ID#: 9298

Accounts Payable Specialist – Contract

2-3 Month Contract, Pay rate $15-17 hour

Wholesale supply company based in Southwest Houston is looking for a contract Accounts Payable Clerks to assist with invoice backlog. The position will be based remotely, with first week training to be conducted at their corporate office near Stafford/Missouri City.

The candidate must possess strong customer service skills and good working knowledge of accounts payable. Knowledge includes but not limited to invoice processing, purchase order reconciliation and reviewing monthly statements. Strong organizational skills will be required to manage the flow of invoices, statements and payments.

Job Duties:

  • Perform data entry and timely processing of invoices
  • High volume – 400 per day
  • Reconcile monthly statements
  • Resolve various invoice issues and discrepancies
  • Research and resolve billing problems and corrected invoices
  • Handle the processing, distribution, accuracy verification and maintenance of invoices
  • Print accounts payable reports including transaction activity reports, trial balances, cash requirements and check registers to review for accuracy
  • Work with accounting departments to ensure accurate account coding and proper expense allocation
  • Work closely with credit support team to process customer refunds in a timely manner
  • Manage relationships with internal/external business partners and provide timely responses to vendor inquiries
  • Incoming and outgoing mail
  • Able to multi-task and remain focused
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Ability to perform data entry
  • 10-Key data entry  **Will be tested
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently or with a Team
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work
  • Must be able to work 8 AM – 5 PM schedule (Overtime if needed)
  • Must be able to work in a drug-free workplace
  • Must pass a thorough local and national background screening
  • Must pass a drug screen
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