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Accounts Payable Specialist III
08/16/2013 11:59:59 PM
Minimum Starting Salary: $14.40 per hour
NATURE OF WORK:
Performs paraprofessional accounting and financial record keeping work requiring knowledge of practices and methods of accounting and familiarity with the operations and procedures of accounting systems. Responsible for reviewing of complex accounts payable transactions and documents for accuracy, completeness, and conformance to established criteria; research and audit detailed transactions related to purchase orders, annual contracts, travel/entertainment, and City policies and procedures to correct errors and reconcile accounts. Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with established policy and procedures, and performance is reviewed for technical accuracy through discussion, direct observation, summary reports, and verification of balances.
Two years of college (equivalent of 60 credit hours) with courses in accounting / bookkeeping or related area and three years responsible experience in bookkeeping, clerical accounting, or related area with an automated accounts payable system; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge of and/or experience with J.D. Edwards One World/People Soft; Experience processing high volume travel / entertainment expenses and three-way purchase order match; Strong organizational and time management skills; Strong problem solving skills; Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner; Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.