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AP Specialist in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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    Boston, MA
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Job Description

AP Specialist
We are looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team. Reporting to the VP of Finance & Controller, this person will play a key role on our Finance team by processing all invoices received for payment, for undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient and timely manner and for facilitating the payment of commissions to our sales organization. If you are a natural problem-solver, with excellent communication skills, and if you thrive in a fast-paced environment, we'd love to hear from you.
What You'll Be Doing:

  • Process invoices and check requests timely and accurately ensuring appropriate documentation and approval
  • Facilitate expense report reimbursement using Concur Travel and Expense Tool
  • Reconcile vendor statements; identify, analyze and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Reconcile vendor statements & monitor, initiate and upload recurring payments
  • Reconcile accounts payable and other general ledger account balances
  • Perform the day-to-day administration of compensation programs, including base salary, bonuses, and commissions
  • Review and validate comp transactions and plans
  • Promptly respond to inquiries on commission matters from members of the sales organization
  • Assist with month-end closing and quarterly reporting process including assisting with accruals
  • Assist with audit support and preparation
  • Maintain vendor files and records
  • Work on special projects and ad hoc reporting as needed


  • An Associate's degree required; preferred in Accounting
  • 2+ years previous Accounts Payable experience, preferably in the media or tech industry.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience using Netsuite and Concur Expense Processing preferred
  • Demonstrated experience working to tight deadlines and ability to prioritize multiple tasks
  • Superior communication skills with high standards of customer service
  • Strong team player with ability to work with remote teams cross functionally
  • Highly organized, structured & process-oriented, with great attention to detail, accuracy & consistency
  • Positive, can-do attitude, problem solver, inspiring and energetic
  • A quick learner who enjoys overcoming challenges, resolving issues, or escalating as needed