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Accounts Payable Specialist 

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Location NorthStar Energy  

Job Summary

Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

Assemble, review and verify invoices and check requests

Flag and clarify any unusual or questionable invoice items or prices

Sort, code and match invoices

Set invoices up for payment

Enter and upload invoices into system

Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation

Ensure credit is received for outstanding memos; issue stop-payments or purchase order amendments

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

Produce monthly reports

Assist with month end closing

Provide supporting documentation for audits

Maintain accurate historical records

Maintain confidentiality of organizational information

Other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Qualifications:

3-5 years of relevant accounts payable or general accounting experience

Bachelor’s degree in accounting or equivalent education and experience

Strong Excel skills

Strong knowledge of relevant accounting software (such as Sage/MAS)

Proficient in data entry and management

General understanding of US GAAP and Accounting Concepts

Attention to detail and ability to multi-task

Ability to research and problem solve

Strong time management skills

Ability to develop working relationships with co-workers and others

Understanding of internal control structure


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