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Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: Seattle, WA
Since 2001 Hansell Tierney has been one of the premier staffing and recruiting companies in Seattle Washington. As a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE), Hansell Tierney was created to serve and staff Northwest companies by doing things the right way, not just the easiest. We strive to do better by partnering with candidates, treating your experience as one of our own, providing our candidates with interesting local opportunities, and handling every relationship with the highest level of customer service possible. Our business is built on the deep understanding of the job market and the ability to over-deliver on our promises.

Location: Seattle, WA
Duration: 3 month Contract (possible extension or FTE)

Hansell Tierney is looking for an enthusiastic Accounts Payable Specialist to join our client's team. As a member of the Finance team, you will work closely with cross functional divisions to ensure successful relationships and timely payment to vendors. This position requires an understanding of the expenditure cycle and will play a key role in the overall process to pay cycle. A desire to continuously improve processes and adopt technology is central to the planned evolution of this role.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Process vendor payables timely ensuring compliance with company controls and policies
  • Understand all electronic payment methods and communication with vendors and internal customers
  • Efficiently process payable transactions in a high volume environment and achieving specified performance results
  • Maintain current status for set aging and workload while accurately coding transactions in financial system
  • Process vendor invoices and resolve discrepancies by working with cross functional divisions and fulfillment centers
  • Research and answer payment related questions and disputes in a professional and timely manner
  • Collaborate with cross functional divisions to provide an excellent vendor experience
  • Reconcile vendor statements
  • Participate in continuous process improvement
  • Audit and review peer posting entries
QUALIFICATIONS
  • High School Degree or GED; Associates or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field preferred, but not required
  • Accounts Payable or Finance experience a plus
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements a plus
  • e-Commerce and retail industry knowledge preferred, willingness to learn required
  • Comprehensive understanding of the expenditure cycle
  • SAP experience a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and Word software applications
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy
  • Collaborative and customer-service work style with positive attitude and determination
  • Ability to meet deadlines and daily targets
  • Great organizational skills with ability to multi-task and handle stress in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Self supervising and able to engage with other teams proactively
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Hansell Tierney 2955 80th Ave SE Suite 103 Mercer Island WA 98040 Office: 206-232-3080 Email: info@hanselltierney.com