Accounts Payable Specialist


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Located in Elk Grove Village, IL

Accounts Payable Specialist responsibilities :

  • Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.
  • Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
  • Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports, recording entries.
  • Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal id numbers, scheduling, and preparing checks, and resolving invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation.
  • Ensures credit is received for outstanding memos.
  • Issues stop-payments
  • Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports.
  • Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
  • Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
  • Maintains historical records by filing documents appropriately.
  • Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices.
  • Protects the organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Provides backup support to other groups in the accounting department including, typing periodic reports and filing/administrative support as needed.
  • May serve as backup in API & APII as needed
  • May provide help with other duties as needed in accounting.

Accounts Payable Specialist requirements:


  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook). Familiarity with accounting software is a plus
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles
  • Ability to organize, multi-task, and manage time effectively.

Express Office: Elk Grove Village
1506 Elmhurst Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
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