Robert Half International Accounts Payable Specialist in Costa Mesa, California

Accountemps is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to assist our client with a maternity leave in their Accounting department. We are looking for someone who is highly analytical and meticulous and comfortable juggling multiple projects and priorities simultaneously. You should be passionate about instituting best practices, creating efficiency, and constantly improving our tools, systems, and processes. Above all, you must be an effective and tactful communicator who can get results from busy teams and individuals to keep processes moving and deadlines met.

Responsibilities: -Enter invoices and apply appropriate GL codes -Prepare invoices for approval and payment -Manage PO reconciliation process -Research, track, and report on AP issues and discrepancies -Communicate with vendors to resolve any billing inquiries -Assist with month end close process -Ensure timely payment to vendors -Ensure discounts are applied correctly and optimal shipping channels utilized -Reconcile merchandise invoices, purchase orders and inventory received -Manage merchandise order discrepancies and manage credits due if applicable -Ensure optimal payment method employed for individual vendors (ACH, check, wire, PayPal)

Experience required: -3+ years experience in high volume Accounts Payable environment -Basic understanding of G/L accounts a must -Solid, extensive experience in inventory (retail) or manufacturing accounts payable -Exceptional attention to detail and consistency -Reliable and self-motivated -Strong problem solving skills -Experience with inventory and e-Commerce preferred -Experience with Netsuite a plus -Inventory accounting experience a plus -Familiarity with international duties and tax billings a plus

Accountemps? Process Once we know that you're interested, an Accountemps recruiter will review your resume and contact you to better understand your skills and tell you more about the opportunity. We will meet qualified candidates immediately to get you in front of the employer(s) - we will move quickly!

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Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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