Accounts Payable Lead | Atlanta

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

ACCOUNTS PAYABLE LEAD | ATLANTA, GA

NON-EXEMPT | FULL TIME | SALARY

POSITION SUMMARY  

The Accounts Payable Lead will work under the direction of the AP Supervisor, assisting with transaction reviews, approvals, preparation of payments and issues resolution.  The individual should be highly organized and detail oriented, with outstanding analytic and problem-solving abilities.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES  

  1. Procure and open all AP related mail, date stamp and distribute to the appropriate AP Associate for           processing.
  1.  Review processed invoices to ensure correct account coding and posting of related transactions.
  1.  Prepare and submit weekly payment batches (checks/ACHs) for approvals.
  1.  Process approved check and ACH batches for payment.
  1.  Facilitate positive pay file uploads through bank website and wire payments.
  1.  Resolve positive pay exceptions.
  1.  Mailing vendor payments and ensuring proper filing of paid invoices
  1.  Assist with the preparation of monthly and annual journal entries (accruals, prepaids, etc.).
  1.  Assist with AP issues escalated by team members, vendors or internal employees.
  1.  Analyze and research information for audit inquiries.
  1.  Assist with the preparation of year end 1099 statements.
  1.  Investigate AP issues related to outstanding checks.
  1.  Other duties as assigned by A/P Supervisor and/or Manager.

 REQUIRED EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION

  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience preferably in a nonprofit environment.
  • High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred.
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable.
  • 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.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND TIME ALLOCATIONS

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

50%

Review and approve new vendor setup

20%

Verify checks have cleared the bank

10%

Prepare in daily/weekly check runs and ACH

10%

Reconcile balance sheet accounts

10%

 

100%

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The Arthritis Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer