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Accounts Payable Specialist

Cleveland Heights, Ohio, United States
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts Payables Specialist
Cleveland, OH
$23 to $25/hour
Contract to Hire Opportunity
Hybrid Schedule

Kelly, in partnership with a premier university, is seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist.
As an Accounts Payable Specialist, you will play a crucial role in leading, advising, and supporting our internal teams in the accounting and reconciliation of expenditures. You will have financial oversight of various payables accounts, bank accounts, and credit card pass-through accounts.

- Prepare financial statements, journals, ledgers, and other complex financial reports.
- Reconcile accounts, open, close, and correct journal entries.
- Manage fixed assets approvals and workflows.
- Perform all Accounts Payable functions and is a back-up for the AP manager when the AP manager is out of the office.
- Train other staff in AP.
- Act as custodian of Cash and Payable accounts, overseeing the financial accounting and activity flowing through the accounts.
- Analyze all financial activity, investigate questionable items or discrepancies, and maintain ongoing dialogue with management.
- Analyze and gather data related to vendor business reviews, such as days outstanding, average payment time, and discounts taken.
- Identify financial status of accounts and resolve discrepancies.
- Oversee customer service associated with outstanding payments and inquiries regarding the ePayables program.
- Verify and record actual versus budget and audit all aspects of budgetary expenditures.
- Provide expertise and recommendations in preparing the annual budget and projects for year-end account balances by extracting, analyzing, and projecting financial records and statistical computations.
- Conduct financial research, cost analysis, and reporting as necessary.

Qualifications & Skills:
- Experience: 5 years of related work experience, preferably in payables accounting.
- Education: Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field is preferred.
- Experience in accounting, financial reporting, account reconciliation, and general ledger entries required.
- Experience with accounts payable operations, analysis, and reconciliation is highly desired.
- Demonstrates a high level of expertise in Excel data analysis and utilization.
- Familiarity with PeopleSoft highly desirable.

As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

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About Kelly
Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we're obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it's about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It's the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It's the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life-just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly's Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California's state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.

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