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Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: San Diego, CA

Department: Accounting

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

We are currently seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our Accounting Team.  This position will provide support to the company’s Accounting Department, performing a variety of full-cycle accounts payable duties.  The Accounts Payable Specialist will interact daily with domestic and international vendors, as well as regularly interface with the company’s internal Operations and Purchasing departments.   The position requires a considerable amount of data input, so the candidate must be organized and accurate with the data.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starting individual who is able to multi-task in a fast pace environment.


  • 4+ years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting – a must for consideration
  • Accustomed to processing high volume AP (entering invoices, reconciling statements, credit memos)
  • Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize responsibilities
  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner
  • Possess a strong work ethic and team player mentality
  • Large ERP system experience
  • Advance Excel skills (pivot tables; look-ups)
  • Initiating and processing ACH wires
  • Eagerness to learn other functions
  • Prior experience should include assisting with month end close, journal entries and G/L reconciliations


  • Review, verify, and enter vendor invoices to align with company policy and procedures
  • Reconcile vendor monthly statements to internal vendor account balances
  • Research and resolve vendor invoice disputes
  • Update and maintain vendor information within the ERP system
  • Good communication skills to respond to vendor inquires either by phone, email, or mail
  • Able to adapt to new procedures
  • Assist in improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the accounts payable functions and check runs
  • Schedule vendor payments in accordance to available discounts
  • Process weekly check runs
  • Initiate and process international wires
  • Validate pending vendor credits with the Purchasing and Operations departments to apply on check runs
  • Assist in month end reconciliations and other duties as assigned
  • Perform ad hoc projects as assigned by Controller or Accounting Manager
  • Can-do attitude, dependable, and willingness to assist in other functional areas as needed
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