Randstad Accounts Payable Specialist in Overland Park, Kansas

Accounts Payable Specialist

job details:

  • location:Overland Park, KS

  • salary:$17 - $20 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, March 12, 2018

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • reference:S_623091

  • questions:kat.kovacich@randstadusa.com913-491-0944

job description


The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for a range of general staff accounting tasks but will be primarily responsible for all accounting work associated with processing accounts payable, expense reporting and sales/use tax submissions. The ideal candidate will possess their Associate's degree in Accounting, 3+ years of relevant work experience, experience with full cycle of accounts payable processes and experience with inventory.


The company is one that fosters an open door policy with all levels of management all the way up the chain of command. The senior leadership of the organization is open to changes that will positively impact the company and care about their employees. In addition to offering great leadership, they also host monthly/quarterly employee BBQ's, bring in food trucks and celebrate employee birthdays each month!

Management Style

This position reports to a Manager 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.


Company offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes Health, Dental Vision and 401k with a company match. They offer 2 weeks of PTO your first year.

Working hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 5 pm


Primary Responsibilities:

--sort, code and match invoices

--set invoices up for payment

--enter and upload invoices into system

--track expenses and process expense reports

--prepare and process electronic transfers and payments

--prepare and perform check runs

--post transactions to journals, ledgers and other records

--reconcile accounts payable transactions

--prepare analysis of accounts

--monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date

--research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues

--maintain vendor files

--correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries

--assist with month end closing

Position Requirements:

--Knowledge of accounts payable

--Knowledge of general accounting procedures

--Proficient in accounting software: QuickBooks, Microsoft Dynamics, SAP, JD Edwards, Great Plains Or Oracle preferred

--Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

--Proficient in data entry and management

--1-3 years accounts payable or general accounting principals

--High School Diploma required

--Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field preferred

--2+ years' experience in AP can substitute for educational requirement

--Advanced mathematical and logical deduction skills

--Experience with customer service and client communication

--Excellent communication and problem-solving skills

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

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