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Accounts Payable Specialist

Atlas Management
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Payable
Contract Type
Full Time
For more than 25 years, the Atlas Management team has provided management and human resources solutions to businesses, and employment opportunities to individuals. Atlas Management is currently staffing an Accounts Payable Specialist for a major university in the Nashville, TN area. This exciting opportunity is ideal for the individual who enjoys working in the community and academia environment. If this is you, appy to join a professional accounting team today!

Account Payable Specialist
Pay: $18.00 - $28.00 per hour/DOE
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8a-4:30p
Status: Temp to hire, Permanent opportunity provides various benefits
Job Description:
Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal ID numbers, resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos and placing stop payment requests..
Communicate with vendors and university personnel regarding Accounts Payable related questions and/or issues.
Audits travel claims for compliance with state and university policies.
Reconciles accounts payable and resolves discrepancies in accounts payable related accounting records.
Monitors compliance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures.
Analyze, resolve, and respond to problems presented by staff, university personnel and vendors.
Reconcile vendor statements.
Serve as back-up in the absence for all positions within the Accounts Payable Department.
Train and cross-train new and existing staff on accounts payable duties.
Communicate operational problems and identify needs for process improvement to the Director of Accounts Payable.
Assist with implementation of continuous improvement process changes.
Monitor all account payable payments and ensure compliance to company policies.
Assists the Director of Accounts Payable with the processing of 1099s.
Assists the Director of Accounts Payable with the calculation of accruals at fiscal year-end.
Assists the Accounts Payable Manger in determining if old purchase orders should be closed or allowed to roll into the next fiscal year.
Coordinate with vendors and assist to recover all overdue payments.

Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience; or high school diploma or GED and six years bookkeeping or accounting experience; or a combination of education and related experience.
Preferred qualifications:
Experience working in accounting or auditing in a college, university or state government.

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