Accounts Payable Associate | Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, Georgia


Position Accountability

The AP Associate is responsible for receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling check requests, invoices, travel and expense reports, and purchase orders; responsible for check production according to internal schedules.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment in accordance with payment terms.

  • Process purchase order invoices

  • Prioritize invoices according to payment terms

  • Process invoices, check requests and travel and expense reports

  • Match printed checks with payment stubs and prepare for mail distribution

  • 1099 maintenance

  • Respond to vendor inquiries

  • Reconcile, research and correct vendor statements discrepancies

  • Assist in month end closing

  • Maintain electronic files and documentation thoroughly and accurately in accordance with company policy and generally accepted accounting principles

  • Assist with other projects as needed

Position Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience preferably in a nonprofit environment

  • High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred

  • Must have strong work ethics

  • Must be well organized and a self-starter

  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable

  • Proficient in Excel and Word, 10-key by touch, Financial Edge experience a plus

  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills

  • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, and multi-tasking skills

  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, and financial chart of accounts.

  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

  • Ability to interact with employees of various levels 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 perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately


The Arthritis Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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