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Accounts Payable Specialist - Great Opportunity!

Long Beach, California
Job Type
15 Feb 2021

Vaco Los Angeles is working with a client who has a great opportunity for an Accounts Payable Specialist who will be responsible for payments and controlling expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.


  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Match invoices against purchase orders and research discrepancies
  • Ability to work with vendors to resolve discrepancies and vendor inquiries
  • Research and process charge-backs and recalls
  • Ensure that invoices have the appropriate general ledger codes and approval for payment
  • Input invoices in the accounts payable system
  • Manage the accurate and timely processing of merchandise and expense invoices
  • Ability to multi-task and work under time constraints
  • Sort and distribute incoming mail
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Assist with other projects as needed


  • 1 - 3 years accounts payable with three way match and general accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of accounts payable and general accounting procedures
  • Must be well versed in the GL
  • Previosu experience with ERP system (Dynamics preferred)
  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications
  • Proficient in data entry
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and time management
  • High ethical and professional
  • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
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  • Job Reference: 231960576-2
  • Date Posted: 15 February 2021
  • Recruiter: Vaco Staffing
  • Location: Long Beach, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent