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Accounts Payable Accountant in Trenton, NJ at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 5/3/2022

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Trenton, NJ
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Our client, a healthcare center in Trenton, NJ is seeking an Accountant to oversee their A/P functions.  This is a temporary position, lasting around 3 months and paying around $25/hour.  This position is hybrid, with 2-3 days working from home. 

You will be supporting various accounting and financial analytical functions for the issuance of financial statements in accordance with GAAP and internal reporting requirements to achieve company goals and objectives.


  • Demonstrates effective communication, positive attitude, flexibility, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills
  • Be a support in finance team with primary responsibility for Accounts Payable functions
  • Process invoices and ensure appropriate coding and back up documentation enclosed with invoices
  • Prepare check request requisitions with proper approvals
  • Process checks with appropriate signatures as necessary
  • Update AP checks and cash forecast on a daily basis
  • Handle check payments in sync with cash management
  • Transmit positive pay information to bank for checks processed
  • Handle positive pay exceptions on a daily basis
  • Enter and process all manual checks for automated payments in a timely manner
  • Enter and apply manual checks for corporate credit card transactions
  • Scan invoices with back-ups electronically and process 1099’s and 1096.
  • Maintenance of AP contracts, W9, W8 and COI for all applicable vendors and verifying compliance on website
  • Maintaining and updating Master vendor worksheets on a regular basis
  • Perform vendor analysis, run vendor trial balance reports, AP analysis, AP aging and AP accruals for month-end
  • Assist in AP module for Accounting system migration from Dynamics to MIP
  • Work closely with Finance/Revenue Cycle Manager for prioritization of tasks
  • Willingness and flexibility to perform tasks and projects assigned in Finance Department
  • Ability to keep up with multiple deadlines, project goals, to keep up with high volume of work and wear multiple hats during course of work
  • Attitude to get tasks completed and get voucher approvals for timely processing of invoices
  • Implementation and maintenance of accounting procedures compliant with GAA


  • Bachelor’s degree required in finance, accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in accounting professional practices and procedures.
  • Computer literate preferable experience with automated accounting software (Microsoft Dynamics), MIP, spreadsheets and word processing, Excel, and its functionality.
  • Experience in a public health care or community clinic setting & knowledge of fiscal administration as applied to health care operations, preferred.
  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to present high level data and information to senior level staff and external stakeholders.
  • Must be able to work independently and take initiative
  • Must be willing to take ownership of work deliverables to ensure assignments/projects are met in a timely fashion.
  • Ability to independently set and achieve goals.
  • Ability and willingness to meet critical deadlines
  • Promotes positive internal and external relationships.