The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for various aspects of the Accounts Payable cycle.
They must be organized and efficient and able to prioritize and handle time-sensitive payments and vendor queries. They will partner with the business and our overseas shared service center to ensure the payables process is run smoothly and to corporate standards.
Prepare time-sensitive payables payments requested by Operations by ACH, wire, check, virtual credit card, and industry-related 3rd party payment platforms (e.g.PayCargo)
Review coding of G&A invoices for accuracy and authorization
Prepare weekly payment of G&A invoices
Reconcile vendor statements and respond to vendor queries
Liaise with vendors and the business to maintain up to date vendor records/standing data
1-2 years of experience in Accounts Payable with a freight forwarding company
Thorough knowledge of proper accounting procedures
Advanced MS Excel skills including pivot tables, vlookup’s, etc.
Aptitude for numbers and quantitative skills
Knowledge of freight forwarding requirements, markets, and regulations (preferred)