Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accountant - Financial
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 40000 - $ 55000

Parker + Lynch is currently partnering with a local non-profit organization in the Philadelphia, PA area on a search for an AP Specialist. As the AP Specialist you will be responsible for coordinating bi-weekly check runs, reviewing all vendor invoices for coding, and assisting in the preparation of the annual audit.

Our client is seeking candidates with at least 2 years of previous accounts payable experience, a bachelors degree in accounting or finance, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • Carefully reviews all invoices to identify errors or discrepancies. Matches invoices with appropriate documentation and resolves any issues prior to payment processing.
  • Prepares all checks and backup documentation; obtains necessary signatures and promptly distributes signed check.
  • Researches and resolves any outstanding balances on accounts, which may involve telephone, mail or email communications with vendors. Maintains effective working relationships with vendors.
  • Provides accurate and effective document preparation relative to the accounts payable function in accordance with record retention policies and practices.
  • Delivers accurate answers to vendor inquiries.
  • Reconciles credit card statements and reviews for approval prior to payment
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance
  • 2+ years of previous accounts payable experience
  • Strong understanding of ERP software and Excel