Temporary Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Buffalo Grove, IL |$20 - $25 hourly | Job ID: 107620

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Job Description

LaSalle Network has teamed up with a leader in the aviation industry who is looking for a Senior Accounts Payable Specialist in the Buffalo Grove, IL area. This global company is looking for an individual with previous accounts payable experience that will take the lead in asking questions to ensure accuracy. This is an exciting opportunity to grow your career with a company that has been recognized for its sustainability leadership.

As a Senior Accounts Payable Specialist, you will play a critical part in ensuring the timely and accurate processing of all vendor invoices and payments. You will be responsible for maintaining vendor files, reconciling vendor statements and ensuring compliance with all accounting policies and procedures. You will have the opportunity to work closely with other departments within the organization to ensure timely resolutions of any invoice or payment issues. This organization has a unique culture that embraces feedback, collaboration, and innovation to achieve great results and business growth.

Applicants must have at least two years of accounts payable experience to apply.

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Specialize in payments, wires and month end reconciliations
  • Manage multiple requests
  • Analyze and process vendor invoices and expense reports to the correct accounts and cost centers
  • Execute 3-way, 2-way or non-PO standard process for invoice processing
  • Validate vendor account balances by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions
  • Perform spend analysis as required
  • Ensure adequate and continuous controls are executed for all assigned activities
  • Establish and maintain productive cross-functional business relationships
  • Maintain the professional competence, knowledge and skills necessary for the satisfactory performance of all assigned responsibilities

Senior Accounts Payable Specialist Requirements:
  • High school diploma or GED required, college preferred
  • 3+ year of Accounts Payable or general accounting experience
  • Ability to understand, develop and refine/improve processes
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and written/oral communication skills with the ability to professionally interact with personnel at all levels of the organization
  • Must be able to handle multitasks/projects at one time
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and deal with pressures associated with those deadlines
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Access)

If the above qualifications describe you and are interested in this Senior Accounts Payable Specialist position, please apply today!

Thank you,

Ann Marie O’Sullivan
Project Manager
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.