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Accounts Payable Specialist (NW Chicago, IL)  


The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for a range of general accounting tasks but will be primarily responsible for all accounting work associated with processing accounts payable and expense reporting. The ideal candidate will possess a High School Degree or equivalent, 3+ years of relevant work experience and experience with full cycle of accounts payable processes.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all accounting work necessary to insure high volume accounts payable are processed timely, accurately and in an efficient manner.
  • Process monthly Union due payments and issue check by due date.
  • Resolve invoice discrepancies with vendors
  • Ensure accounts payable invoices are coded to the correct general ledger codes
  • Prepare and Process Weekly Payments (Checks and Credit Card)
  • Maintain vendor record
  • Review and audit electronic expense report
  • Work to drive process improvements in accounts payable processes
  • Other general accounting tasks and projects as assigned.
  • Work with assigned branch locations resolving issues with receiving errors or PO discrepancies.
  • Answering phone calls and directing to appropriate party if not related to accounts payable.
Position Requirements
  • Must demonstrate ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively as part of an Accounting team.
  • Strong accounting aptitude.
  • Strong work ethic and independent problem solving skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to be productive with assigned accounting tasks
  • Ability to be an effective team player.
  • Familiar with PO processes
  • Overtime required at month end
  • Experience working with Kofax, Construction Imaging and Viewpoint a plus.
  • Experience with Concur or other online expense reporting systems.
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Microsoft Office environment.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Additional Information  
Position Accounts Payable Specialist  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number ACC-23-00003  
About the Organization RoadSafe Traffic Systems ('RoadSafe') is the largest provider of traffic control and pavement marking services in the United States. Our national network of 50 branches supports government, private, special event, utility and railroad projects in over 40 states. Expert knowledge of traffic control and roadway striping coupled with a unique ability to quickly mobilize our extensive fleet, state-of-the art equipment and trained technicians allows RoadSafe to safely provide quality, value, and peace of mind to our customers nationwide. RoadSafe enjoys exclusive contract agreements with some of the United States' biggest industrial companies and contractors. Known for our sophistication and professionalism, RoadSafe is called upon to handle the biggest and best projects in our industry.

At RoadSafe, we offer a competitive pay, growth potential and an excellent benefits package for those who qualify including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) plans. RoadSafe recognizes and values diversity.

EOE Statement We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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