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AP Specialist



Jacksonville, FL, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

AP Specialist POST NUMBER: 416416

Jacksonville, FL, US On-Site
July 8th, 2024
Business Services
$ 22.00 - 23.00 hourly
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Vaco has a contract opportunity for an AP Specialist in Jacksonville, Florida. This position is fully onsite.

Essential Position Functions:
• Maintains and monitors the listing of accounts payable.
• Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices.
• Ensures the ready availability of financial documentation.
• Reviews and matches vendor invoices to purchase orders.
• Review vendor aging report and resolve outstanding items.
• Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms.
• Collect and verify invoices, bills, and checks by performing pre-audits to ensure both accuracy and appropriateness prior to payment.
• Corresponds with vendors and maintains updated vendor profiles.
• Corresponds with Purchasing Buyers and Operations Managers to resolve purchase order and invoice discrepancies.
• Tracks expenses, processes expense reports, and prepares analyses of accounts.
• Reconcile vendor statements, research, and correct discrepancies.
• Monitors vendor account balances and related financial activity.
• Enters invoices into ERP system(s).
• Process payment requests.
• Other duties as required.

Education and/or Experience:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• 2 years Accounts Payable experience.
• Must have strong work ethic.
• Must be well organized and a self-starter.
• Must be able to follow standard filing procedures.
• Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable.
• Proficient in Excel, Word, and 10-key by touch.
• Ability to type 60-65 wpm with accuracy.
• Possess strong organizational and time management skills.
• Strong problem-solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.
• Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures.
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
• Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.
• Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high-volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
• Ability to quickly perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
• Must have intermediate Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) skills.
• Must be able to efficiently use a Windows-based computer.
• Ability to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
• Able to effectively handle multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral and written communications skills.
• Must be able to work alone, and with a team.
• Must be able to pass a drug screen and criminal background check.

Vaco values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

EEO Notice

Vaco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race (including but not limited to traits historically associated with race such as hair texture and hair style), color, sex (includes pregnancy or related conditions), religion or creed, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, status as a veteran, union membership, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, political affiliation, or any other protected characteristics as required by federal, state or local law.

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact HR@vaco.com .

Vaco also wants all applicants to know their rights that workplace discrimination is illegal.

By submitting to this position, you agree that you will be giving Vaco the exclusive right to present your as a candidate for the foregoing employment opportunity. You further agree that you have represented information about yourself accurately and have not affirmatively misrepresented your qualifications. You also agree to maintain as confidential, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any information you learn from Vaco about the position and you will limit disclosure of information about the position only to the extent necessary to perform any obligations in furtherance of your application. In exchange, Vaco agrees to exercise reasonable efforts to represent you through all solicitation, job screening and resume dispersal.

Privacy Notice

Vaco LLC and its parents, affiliates, and subsidiaries (“we,” “our,” or “Vaco”) respects your privacy and are committed to providing transparent notice of our policies.

  • California residents may access Vaco’s HR Notice at Collection for California Applicants and Employees here.
  • Virginia residents may access our state specific policies here.
  • Residents of all other states may access our policies here.
  • Canadian residents may access our policies in English here and in French here.
  • Residents of countries governed by GDPR may access our policies here.

Pay Transparency Notice

Determining compensation for this role (and others) at Vaco depends upon a wide array of factors including but not limited to:

  • the individual’s skill sets, experience and training;
  • licensure and certification requirements;
  • office location and other geographic considerations;
  • other business and organizational needs.

With that said, as required by local law, Vaco believes that the following salary range referenced above reasonably estimates the base compensation for an individual hired into this position in geographies that require salary range disclosure. The individual may also be eligible for discretionary bonuses.

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