Accounts Payable Specialist

JOB FUNCTION: Finance & Accounting
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Jersey City, NJ
COMPENSATION: $19/hr - $21/hr
POSTED: Nov 14, 2022

Our client is a liquor distribution company based out of New Jersey and is looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their Accounting Team. They are rapidly growing and looking for an individual who is motivated and can thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$19 – $21/hr

Position Overview:

The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for the financial processing of transactions for an organization. This role will require an individual to be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment to ensure accurate, complete and timely recording of processing invoices at a high volume. The Accounts Payable Specialist will also have the duties in daily bookkeeping and record keeping, financial reporting and the preparation of tax records for financial audit.

Responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Specialist:

  • Matching, batching, coding, and entering invoices
  • Entering, posting and reconciling batches
  • Updating and reconciling sub-ledger to the general ledger
  • Comparing purchase orders, prices, terms of payment and other charges
  • Monthly journal entries
  • Weekly check runs
  • Process rush checks

Qualifications for the Accounts Payable Specialist:

  • 1 to 3 years of experience in Accounting is required
  • Strong math and critical thinking skills are required
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with using QuickBooks or other accounting systems
  • Strong computer skills utilizing the Microsoft office suite with a heavy emphasis on Excel
  • Must have the ability to multi-task

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred


  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 115970