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Job Number: 2177194

We are seeking an experienced and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Specialist to join our client's growing finance team. This is a direct hire, hybrid opportunity offering a growth path to become a Staff Accountant. The primary responsibility of this role is to ensure the accurate and timely processing of invoices, payments, and vendor inquiries. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of accounting principles, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation, approval, and proper ledger coding prior to payment.
  • Process invoices using the 3-way P.O. matching system, ensuring that any variances are properly validated and approved.
  • Prioritize invoices based on cash discount potential and payment terms, ensuring timely payments.
  • Process check requests and prepare wire transfer information, obtaining necessary authorization for payments.
  • Match invoices to checks, obtain all required signatures, and distribute checks accordingly.
  • Respond to vendor inquiries promptly and professionally, resolving any issues or discrepancies.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough files and documentation, following company policy and accepted accounting practices.


  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education in accounting or finance is preferred.
  • Proven experience working in accounts payable or a similar finance role.
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency in using accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.


About Nelson Connects:

If you're looking for a new opportunity, the recruiting and staffing experts at Nelson Connects can help. We work with companies of all types and sizes across all industries. We help people like you find exciting roles with employers ranging from Fortune 100, government, and nonprofit organizations to local businesses, industry leaders, and the most agile start-ups. The candidates we work with appreciate our responsive approach, genuine relationships, and exceptional service. With a commitment to transparency, authenticity, and credibility, we look forward to our jobs every day, and we're excited to help you find the job you've been looking for.

Pay Transparency: Nelson Connects provides pay transparency by placing salary ranges in all job postings in accordance with state and local regulations. We are committed to communicating pay clearly throughout the employment process.

California Fair Chance Act and Beyond: Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with applicable regulations. We will consider qualified Applicants for employment, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and CA Fair Chance Act.

Temporary Associate Benefits Offered: Weekly benefits offered include Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, EAP, Life/AD and D, STD, Commuter FSA, + state mandated benefits.

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