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Accounts Payable Specialist

Abbeville, AL

Employment Type: Temporary to Permanent Industry: Accounting Job Number: C011 Pay Rate: $18-22/hr

Job Description

Personnel Resources has a client with an immediate opening to join their team as an AP Specialist. In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing the company's financial transactions related to accounts payable. This is a Try-Hire position in the Dothan, AL area.

Job Description:

  • Receive and review invoices from suppliers and vendors for goods and services provided to the factory. Verify the accuracy and completeness of the invoices, ensuring they match purchase orders and other supporting documentation.
  • Match invoices with corresponding purchase orders and receipts to ensure proper authorization and receipt of goods or services. Resolve any discrepancies or issues that arise during this process.
  • Assign appropriate general ledger codes to invoices and enter them into the accounting system accurately and promptly. This helps ensure accurate financial records and supports tracking and reporting of expenses.
  • Prepare payment requests and obtain necessary approvals. Coordinate with the finance team to ensure timely and accurate payments to suppliers and vendors, taking advantage of any available discounts or negotiated terms.
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with suppliers and vendors. Respond to vendor inquiries and resolve any payment or billing discrepancies in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions with vendor statements on a regular basis to identify and resolve any discrepancies or outstanding balances.
  • Assist in month-end closing activities, such as reconciling accounts, preparing accruals, and generating reports for management review.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures, as well as relevant accounting and tax regulations. Maintain organized and accurate records, including vendor files, invoices, and payment documentation.
  • Prepare and distribute regular reports on accounts payable aging, cash flow projections, and other financial metrics as required by management.

Job Requirements and Skills Set:

  • A solid understanding of basic accounting principles, financial processes, and bookkeeping procedures is essential. This includes knowledge of accounts payable processes, general ledger codes, and financial statement analysis.
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills
  • 1-3 years of prior AP experience
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Experience with JD Edwards ERP system


  • Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

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