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Accounts Payable Specialist

West Lafayette, IN 47906

Industry: Professional/Clerical Job Number: ST68284625 Pay Rate: $21.18-31.46 / hour Branch: Clerical & Professional

Job Description

Pro Resources Staffing Service has an exciting Accounts Payable Specialist opportunity with our client in West Lafayette, Indiana!  
The Accounts Payable position will be responsible for purchase order processing, payable invoicing, and disbursements of
funds, all within the framework of proper internal controls.  Apply today for this temp to hire opportunity with a great organization!

Job Status: Temp to Hire
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
Location: West Lafayette, IN

What you will be doing:
• Ensures the correct account coding of purchase orders and expenses to the correct fund, department, and category.
• Facilitates process flow from requisition through payment.
• Works directly with other departments to monitor budgets to prevent over budget expenditures.
• Maintains vendor compliance documentation (W-9’s, certificates of insurance, etc.).
• Ensures vendor master file is current.
• Submits timely reports to the appropriate departments.
• Prints and mails checks.
• Resolves customer and vendor issues.
• Focuses on accuracy and efficiency.
• Performs complex account reconciliations.
• Performs intermediate bookkeeping and accounting tasks within the framework of established procedures with a
high degree of proficiency.
• Files documents in a timely fashion and follows retention policy.
• Assists customers via telephone, in-person, and electronic media.
• Performs other tasks, as assigned.

Background Profile:
• Associate’s degree in accounting, a closely related field, or equivalent work-related experience.
• Three years of accounting experience.
• Microsoft Excel and Word (e.g., embedded formulas, pivot tables, filters, look-ups, mail
merge, etc.).
• Experience working with an automated accounting system.
• Proficiency in data entry and 10-key.
• Ability to exercise judgment based on established guidelines.
• Ability to always maintain confidentiality.
• Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
• Ability to problem solve and recommend corrective actions.
• Ability to utilize accounting software support technicians through consulting, as required.
• Clear verbal communication and customer service skills in person, on the telephone, and in writing.
• This position requires a professional demeanor and an orientation towards customer service, as well as the ability to
deal tactfully and effectively with people in resolving problems and handling complaints.
• Must be able to handle multiple interruptions and adjustments to priorities throughout the day.
• Attendance and reliability are essential.
• Valid driver's license and ability to be covered by City insurance.
• Ability to be bonded.
• Must pass credit and criminal record check.

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of Tyler Munis (ERP) and Tyler Cashier accounting systems.
• Fund accounting experience in a government environment.
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business, or a closely related field.


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Shannon Treece
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