AP Accountant

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AP Accountant

  • Specialty:

    Accounting & Finance
  • Title:

    AP Accountant
    • City:

      Boston
    • State:

      MA
    • Zip Code:

      02116
  • Start date:

    10-16-2017
  • Status:

    Closed
  • Assignment Type:

    Direct Hire
  • Job Id:

    43669

Description

Large Non-Profit looking for a Staff Account, Accounts Payable (AP) Specialist.

This position is a critical role at this large non-profit organziation that provides superior bookkeeping operations and assists in the day-to-day delivery of the organization’s accounting policies, procedures and contracts. Your primary responsibilities include bill payments and disbursements, AP, expense reporting, reconciliations, vendor reporting, credit and bank applications and other duties as needed. This position reports directly to the Controller.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead all vendor payables recording, reconciliation, and payments according to internal department deadlines and needs.
  • Prepare for regular review of cash/ AP disbursements journals
  • Assist other department staff in the preparation of expense reports for funders and funding agencies
  • Reconcile and report balances for vendor and expense activity for external and internal budgets and activity reporting in concert with other Accounting functions and company departments
  • Maintain expense-related lists, forms, and accounting information structures with the guidance and assistance of the Controller
  • Complete, or assist in the completion of, credit and banking applications or instruments (such as bank and credit card accounts) as needed
  • Maintenance and analysis of accounting records
  • Assist with the preparation of accounting schedules, reports and financial statements monthly and as needed
  • Ensure compliance with GAAP and Reading Partners’ policies, procedures and contracts
  • Assist with annual audit preparation/ schedules for external auditors

 

How you’ll do it:

A successful AP Specialist must possess the following qualities and strengths:

 

Time and Project Management

You must be a task list guru! You are gifted at managing your time (and competing priorities) and are comfortable and successful working independently. Conversely, you must also know your own limitations and be comfortable asking for help and guidance whenever needed.

 

Team Player

A great teammate must have a positive, can-do attitude and be willing to roll up his/her sleeves to get work done and provide a positive impact to the team at large. You must be a “YES!” person who loves working on a small team and supporting all departments - not just your own.

 

Attention to Detail

In addition to being an expert time and project manager, you must have exceptional attention to detail. We strive for 100% accuracy every time.

 

Relationship Development & Communication

A great AP Specialist must be able to develop positive relationships with internal teammates, national departments, and vendors, demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, and remain positive and goal-oriented in the face of competition for time and resources. You naturally look for solutions and strive to provide win-win results whenever possible.

 

About you!

You’ll be successful in this role if you:

  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Financial Edge experience is a must
  • Have demonstrated a track record of success and experience in nonprofit accounting
  • Are detail-oriented and have excellent organizational, problem solving, time management and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate that you are achievement/ goal oriented
  • Possess excellent computer skills, including proficiency in using Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and Google suite of products (Gmail, Drive, Google Docs, etc.)
  • Have the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, highly adaptive environment
  • Are a flexible team player
  • Boast a deep belief in our mission
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of non-profit accounting experience
  • Root your work in our core values

Apply Now!

 

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