Accounts Payable Specialist

Jackson, MS 39201

Posted: 04/11/2019 Industry: Accounting Job Number: 241840 City: Jackson Type: Temp To Full-Time

Privately held company in Jackson seeking a reliable and precise professional to help properly maintain payable information. The Accounts Payable Specialist will maintain current accounts and assist in invoicing functions. Experienced candidate needed who can analyze expense reports to assign payments to the proper cost centers, work with vendors to resolve past due invoices and reconcile monthly statements with vendors within a specific industry.

SALARY: $17 and up, DOE

HOURS: 8am-5pm, Monday - Friday


  • Maintain petty cash accounts and log all outgoing disbursements

  • Monitor all vendor payment agreements to find discounts that can be used to reduce invoice amounts

  • Responsible for paying all sales tax on appropriate invoices and making a note of each tax payment made

  • Keep track of credits owed to the company and ensure all credits are properly applied to vendor payments

  • Reconcile payable reports each month to confirm that all amounts paid were accurate


  • 5+ years experience in accounts payable

  • Ability to use Microsoft productivity software such as Excel and Word

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Strong organizational ability

  • Effective corporate communications skills

  • Ability to consistently meet all deadlines

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and be able to pass a drug screen

BENEFITS: Client company pays 100% employee health insurance and offers a 401k retirement plan after probationary period.

If you review the job description and requirements above and your skills are a match, please click the APPLY ONLINE button below. Click the appropriate link as either a First Time Applicant or a Returning Applicant and follow the prompts. If asked, please select the JACKSON CLERICAL branch. If you have any questions, please contact our office at 601-353-4200.

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