Accounts Payable Specialist – Houston Texas

Our Houston, TX in the Heights client is in need of an Accounts Payable Specialist for a temporary to possible hire opportunity.

Job Summary and Essential Duties:
This person will be responsible for accounts payable entry into the accounting system (Great Plains), which will include, but is not limited to, the following:
Entering and paying accounts payable (vendor) invoices;
Entering and paying employee’s expense checks;
Analyzing source documents to ensure all necessary information and support documents are received before processing invoices (i.e. packing slips matched to PO’s which matched to the A/P invoice);
Working closely with the Purchasing department to obtain necessary information to accurately enter invoices;
Reconciling vendor statements;
Performing variety of other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must have Great Plains Experience.
Must be able to work in a FAST PACED and HIGH VOLUME environment.
Must have a sound understanding of accounting principles;
Must be proficient with computers and have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in accounting, word processing and spreadsheets software;
Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and have the ability to deal effectively and professionally with a wide variety of individuals in person, via telephone and in writing;
Position requires a continual attention to detail to prevent over/under payments to vendors or employees, to ensure accurate accounting, and to ensure processes are consistent with company policy. Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.

Experience:
A minimum of 2-3 years’ similar work experience handling accounting functions in a HIGH VOLUME/FAST PACED environment.

Please visit us on the web at www.frontlinesourcegroup.com

INTERESTED? CLICK HERE TO APPLY!

Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D.  Candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S.  Clients will not sponsor visas.

Frontline Source Group™ is one of the fastest growing Information Technology, Accounting, Legal, Human Resources, Administrative, and Clerical staffing and direct hire firms with offices throughout Texas (Arlington, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Houston Galleria, Lewisville, West Houston, San Antonio, Sugar Land, and The Woodlands), Tennessee (Nashville and Brentwood), and Arizona (Phoenix and Scottsdale).

Frontline specializes in matching top talent with companies for direct, contract, and contract-to-hire placements.  We work with clients and candidates in all areas of the United States and Canada.

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  1. KIDANE N ZEWDE

    EDUCATION
    Strayer University, Washington DC, 2006 Phone (202) 758-7270
    Bachelor of Science in Accounting, GPA 3.2 Email-zki29@yahoo.com
    Strayer University, In Washington DC, 2009
    MBA Concentration in Finance GPA 3.4
    CPA Candidate

    COMPUTER SKILLS
    Great Plains, Lawson, Sun Systems, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Windows 2000, XP

    EXPERIENCE
    PSI Washington DC June, 2011 – August 2012
    Accounts Payable Accountant
    • Process incoming mail.
    • Assure all submitted requests for payment have proper back-up
    documentation and account coding.
    . Review vendor invoices for accuracy and match to Purchase Order.
    • Processing travel reports, including verifying expense.
    • Responding all vendor inquiries, conducting research regarding
    outstanding billings.
    • Prepare and mail accounts payable checks weekly.
    • Reconciling PSI’s American express muster account.
    • Set up new vendor
    • Assisting with audit requests.
    • Helping Process with Payroll wire.
    • Process month-end closing.
    • Complete additional projects as needed assigned by Assistant controller.

    Accountants Intl. (A Randstad Co) DC July, 2009 – May, 2011
    Accounts Payable specialists
    • Processing and reviewing of vendor invoices
    • Check and Processing expense reports for accuracy
    • Completeness, and compliance with Securitas Company policies and
    specific contract terms.
    • All voucher input and expense report processing for payment
    • Prepare voucher packages for review and approval
    • Ensure accounts payable files are maintained
    • Effectively handle vendor and employee inquiries including account research
    • Correspondence and communications when needed with Venders
    • Coordinate and assist with AP administrative duties, and other tasks as
    needed.
    • Process month-end closing.

    Securitas USA Inc. Annandale, VA August, 2008 – June, 2009
    Accounting Officer (AP)
    • Processing and reviewing of vendor invoices
    • Check and Processing expense reports for accuracy
    • Completeness, and compliance with Securitas Company policies and
    specific contract terms
    • All voucher input and expense report processing for payment
    • Prepare voucher packages for review and approval
    • Ensure accounts payable files are maintained
    • Effectively handle vendor and employee inquiries including account research
    • Correspondence and communications when needed with Venders
    • Coordinate and assist with administrative duties, and other tasks as
    needed.

    Acsys Inc, Washington DC November, 2006- June, 2008
    Accounts Payable Specialist
    • Full cycle accounts payable
    • Process Incoming mail: Vendor Invoices
    • Coding and Matching.
    • Forward invoices to the appropriate person for approval.
    • Set up New Vendor.
    • Invoice review for mathematical accuracy.
    • Vouchering invoices and Expense reports.
    • Manage multiple company check runs every Friday.
    • Vendor Copy Checks Files.
    • Respond to vendor calls in timely manner.
    • Vendor statement reconciliation.
    • Month end close.

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