Randstad Accounts Payable Specialist in Overland Park, Kansas

Accounts Payable Specialist

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job details:

  • location:Overland Park, KS

  • salary:$18 - $20 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, July 27, 2017

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • reference:S_552664

  • questions:lindsay.bryant@randstadusa.com913-491-0944

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We are looking for a polished, professional hard working Accounts Payable Professional. This would start out as a temporary position and would open the door to transition on permanently based on work performance and attendance. The ideal candidate for this role will be outgoing, upbeat and not afraid to go get the necessary information in order to get his/her job done.


The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for providing support to the Controller. Working on a small accounting team, this individual will take on the responsibilities of accounts payable. On a daily basis the individual will be responsible for matching purchase orders, invoices and receivers, as well as enter data into Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets in order to track costs.

Company Culture

The company is one that fosters an open door policy with all levels of management all the way up the chain of command. The owners of the organization are open to changes that will positively impact the organization and care about their employees. In addition to offering great leadership, they also host monthly/quarterly employee BBQ's, bring in food trucks and host a big Christmas party each year for the entire company.

Management Style

This position reports to the Controller who is very laid back in his management approach. He cares about his employees and it is reflective in the open door policy he has. He challenges his employees on a daily basis for the purpose of expanding their skills through effectively asking questions.


The company pays a portion of health and dental insurance. They also offer a $50,000 life insurance plan, critical care coverage and a 401k plan with a company match. Each employee is offered 15 days of PTO when they first start out.

Working hours: Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm


Primary responsibilities of the Accounting Clerk

--Process approximately 350-400 invoices per week

--Assist with billing and accounts receivable as needed

--Ensure correct classification on all invoices

--Match purchase orders, invoices and receivers

--Work in Microsoft Excel in order to track financials

--Assist Controller with sales tax

Requirements of the Accounts Payable Clerk

--Minimum of 2 year of experience in accounts payable role OR 1 year of experience handling 3 way matching

--Familiar with Manufacturing or Distribution Industry accounting functions is preferred

--Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

--Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel required)

--Outgoing, dependable candidate

If you or someone you know is interested in joining a fantastic organization that values it's employees and is on the edge of innovation, please fill out an application on our website, as well as email your resume to Lindsay.Bryant@randstadusa.com

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