Accounts Payable Accountant

Houston, TX

Employment Type: Direct Category: Clerical Accounting Job Number: 18460 Work Model: #LI-Onsite Internal Reference: #LI-CS1

Job Description

Our Downtown high profile banking investment firm client is seeking an AP Specialist to join their high performing finance professional team. This individual will be responsible for maintaining accounts payable records, reconciling statements, and resolving any discrepancies. The ideal candidate will have a strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Process a high volume of invoices accurately and efficiently
  • Obtain necessary approvals for invoice payments
  • Code invoices with appropriate general ledger accounts
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Onboard new vendors and confirm banking instructions with relevant parties
  • Communicate with vendors regarding payment inquiries and discrepancies
  • Prepare and process electronic payments, including ACH and wire transfers
  • Assist with month-end closing activities related to accounts payable
  • Assist with Form 1099 preparation and related filings
  • Maintain organized and up-to-date accounts payable files and records
  • Support Management in monthly KPI dashboard deliverables 
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure smooth and efficient payment processes

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in accounts payable or relevant finance/accounting roles
  • Proficiency in NetSuite and QuickBooks is preferred
  • Adept in Microsoft Excel
  • PE industry-related experience is a plus
Ideal Candidate:
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and compliance requirements related to accounts payable processes is a plus
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