• Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

    Job Locations US-MO-Springfield
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/19/2019 9:49 AM)
    Job ID
    Accounting Services
  • Responsibilities

    Our National Office Accounting department is seeking a Senior Accounts Payable Specialist for our Springfield office to lead our AP team.


    Serving as a team leader, they will:

    • Organize the accounts payable workflow for maximum productivity
    • Work with the National Office general ledger team to correctly research, code and pay the firm’s invoices
    • Receiving invoices, verifying accuracy and proper approvals and entry into the accounts payable system
    • Duties will also include vendor set up, verifying W9 status, processing checks and proper filing of paid invoices
    • Monitor the Admin AP mailbox, review new vendor W9s and determine correct set up in the accounts payable system. This team member should be able to answer any questions related to proper vendor set up and taxability.
    • Process accounts payable checks for 3 entities, barcode, scan and correctly file paid invoices
    • Reconcile monthly credit card statements and enter invoices into the accounts payable system
    • Other Responsibilities as assigned


    • Minimum of Associates degree or above in Accounting or related field
    • Minimum of 3 years related experience, with 5 years or more preferred
    • Understanding of accounts payable system and the workflow associated with vendor setup to invoice entry to processing the check.
    • Advanced knowledge of IRS form W9 and impact on proper vendor set up for 1099 receipt.
    • Advanced knowledge of multiple state use tax
    • High level of organizational skill and time management to enhance productivity
    • Ability to multi-task with frequent interruptions
    • Advanced level skill with Microsoft Excel
    • Advanced understanding of expense coding and effect on general ledger
    • Attention to detail and accuracy are must have skills.



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    At BKD, our mission is to provide rewarding career opportunities and invest in the success of our people. Through award-winning learning and development, coaching and career advocacy programs, you will have the tools to make every play count and reach your professional goals. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to influence innovation and build long-lasting relationships. As a BKDer, you will be able to learn, lead, serve and be recognized for your contributions.

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