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Job Number: 2163114

Job Title: Accounts Payable Specialist
Location: Petaluma
Compensation: $23-27/h

Job Summary:
Our client in Petaluma is looking for an accounts payable specialist to join their department. In this position you will be responsible for reviewing and entering invoices into the company's cloud software. Additional duties include vendor account reconciliations, assisting with the employee expense reports and compiling the month-end client reporting package. The ideal candidate must have excellent multi-tasking ability, great attention to detail and communications skills, the ability to work as part of a team and adherence to deadlines.


  • Monitor AP mailbox for vendor invoices, statements, and communications
  • Review and audit invoices for compliance as per company policy and procedures
  • Transmit invoices into ERP software
  • Research and respond in a timely manner to vendor inquiries regarding the payment of outstanding invoices
  • Review and audit of receipts for expense reports
  • Reconciliation of vendor statements
  • Assist with month end reporting and other Accounting Department projects as needed
  • Provide support to Client Accounting Specialist as needed

Desired Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree desired with course work in accounting preferred or equivalent experience working in a full cycle Accounts Payable department
  • Microsoft Office with focus on Outlook and Excel
  • The ability to process a high volume of transactions accurately in a fast-paced environment and effective time management skills

About Nelson:

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