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Accounts Payable Specialists, also referred to as Accounts Payable Clerks, see to it that the company's accounts payable reports are correct and that any unpaid invoices are quickly rectified. Skills listed on example resumes of Accounts Payable Specialists include reviewing invoices and statements to ensure that the information appearing on them is accurate and complete, and maintaining proper back-up files for research and reference. A high school diploma is required for the position, but some employers prefer to see an associate's degree in the field of accounting on applicants' resumes.

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Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Oversaw day-to-day operation in a high volume accounts payable environment. Reported to Accounting Manager.

  • Ensured payments (invoices, expense reports and check requests) for 19 different healthcare locations were processed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Verified accuracy of A/P batch output to ensure correct vendor coding which resulted in 60% reduction in vendor reclassification.
  • Identified new cost-effective vendors during acquisitions' process and managed their integration which resulted in 15% cost saving.
  • Improved A/P approval process reducing late fees from 40% to 10%.
  • Reconciled 11 medical supplies accounts in one month to ensure correct billing.
  • Conducted monthly closing process, accruals and journal entries.
  • Trained new employees and managers on A/P systems and policies.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Master of Arts
2

Accounts Payable Specialist

Managed accounts payable utilizing Quickbooks Pro in excess of $100,000 per week divided among 5 companies

  • Entered all invoices to be paid by check or bank draft
  • Maintained and updated vender files
  • Generated and balanced accounts payable reports to vendor statements
  • Created and maintained file system to easily access vendor documents
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Accounting
3

Accounts Payable Specialist

Handled A/P for four separate entities.

  • Full Cycle Accounts Payable. Processed up to 250 invoices/month averaging $1.5 million.
  • Monitored accounts with 300+ vendors. Responded to vendor payment inquiries. Investigated pricing discrepancies.
  • Provided accruals and proposed journal entries for month end reporting.
  • Generated year end schedules and work papers for audit.
  • Managed expense reports. Reconciled credit card purchases.
  • Worked directly with senior management and auditors.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
4

Administrative Assistant II / Accounts Payable Specialist

Provided administrative support to Nursing Home Administrator, Director of Nursing and other members of the management team.

  • Functioned as back-up to the Admissions Director, Medical Records Director and Business Office Coordinator.
  • Successfully managed accounts payable, supervised control of inventory, and maintained equipment and technology.
  • Directed incoming calls; initiated new vendor application process.
  • Planned and coordinated in-house holiday fundraiser(s) that netted over $1,500 in revenue.
  • Typed and printed purchase orders.
  • Pulled and processed invoices from vendors' designated websites.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
5

Accounts Payable Specialist

Assisted with training and analyzing work flow processes.

  • Implemented a digital approval process that increased productivity by 30%
  • Acted as point of contact for all East and South Region AP personnel for operations and procedural questions.
  • Worked as an integral part of a team that implemented new procedures to reduce costs more than $500,000 annually.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
6

Accounts Payable Specialist

Established and maintained relationships with new and existing vendors and property
managers through Outlook

  • Analyzed and problem solved discrepancies
  • Managed the corporate debt journal entries of 15 individual properties
  • Accurately and timely processed over 50 daily vendor invoices and employee expenses
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Economics
7

Accounts Payable Specialist

Ensured Accounts Payable were paid in an accurate and timely manner while adhering to departmental policies and procedures

  • Process 2 way and 3 way PO matching invoices utilizing the designated Finance accounting system. Process 2 way manual payment requests
  • Printed disbursement checks, ensuring all necessary documentation is attached and obtaining supervisors' approval according to departmental procedures
  • Created reports and spreadsheets for vendors and consultants
  • Conducted research and compile data for report preparation resolving any discrepancies with data
  • Trained new hires and made sure their "on boarding" process ran smoothly
  • Assisted supervisor with special projects
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
Medical Billing And Coding
8

Accounts Payable Specialist

Processed invoices for payment by making comparisons to purchase order/subcontract, prices, payment terms, and freight charges.

  • Coded and entered all data into cost collection system
  • Reconciled vendor statements, researched and corrected discrepancies
  • Maintained files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BA
Business Administration
9

Accounts Payable Specialist

Opened and scanned mail daily into a PDF file.

  • Managed the accurate and timely processing of up to 1,200 invoices per month.
  • Prepared check run and processed 300 plus checks twice a week.
  • Processed invoices, purchase orders, credit memos, and payment transactions.
  • Instituted thorough cross-checking of pack-lists, receivers, and invoices.
  • Renegotiated payment terms with dozen of suppliers/vendors from Net 7 to Net 30 days.
  • Improved cash flow and helped facilitate company's profits.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
Accounting
10

Accounts Payable Specialist/accounting Clerk

Process Accounts' Payable transactions and perform accounting activities involving account maintenance, journal entries and reconciliations.

  • Processed Accounts Payable transactions which included generating checks, organizing, distribution and month end journal entries.
  • Performed bank reconciliations for the Accounts Payable account and updated the general ledger system as needed for outstanding checks.
  • Maintained and organized Accounts Payable files.
  • Researched and resolve customer inquiries timely and provided exceptional customer service.
  • Provided administrative support for the department as well as to the Controller.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Early Childhood Education

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