Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Category:
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Payable
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
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Accounts Payable Specialist – New York, NY


Our client, a prestigious boutique Financial Services company, has an immediate need for an Accounts Payable Specialist! This organization has over 30 years of successful, steady growth and continues to be a market leader. This organization offers very competitive compensation; commensurate with experience, and excellent benefits. Within this role, offers a tremendous opportunity to make a positive impact with a growing company and to work collaboratively with senior leaders.


  • Vendor payments completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices. This position will also participate in the month-end closing.
  • Process invoices and audit T&E reports using Oracle Cloud.
  • Facilitate invoice requests for various departments and external auditors
  • Ensure natural account and segments (including cost centers/location) are coded correctly
  • Support the finance team intra month and with month end close by performing bank reconciliations, intercompany transactions, accruals & prepayments, and expense analyses
  • Coding invoices to the proper GL account and processing vendor invoices in a timely manner, match invoices to purchase orders and receiving documents, ensure accuracy and approval
  • Manage Accounts Payable process, including creating and approving Purchase orders
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation, coding, and approval prior to payment
  • Match, batch, code and enter invoices (approximately 15,000 invoices annually). Ensure that coding, approval and supporting documentation follows established accounting policies and procedures
  • Develop & maintain relationships with all vendors for reconciling vendor credits against returned equipment.
  • Reconciling purchase orders against invoices as well as payment transactions and code to corresponding projects
  • Be the point of contact for all invoice inquiries, internal and external
  • Audit all employee T&E expenses, with knowledge of house policy and client contracts
  • Review invoices and check requests for accuracy, in accordance with Agency, Sponsored Programs and GAAP Policies and Regulations
  • Assist in budgeting and forecasting for cost accounts
  • Prepare journal entries
  • Managing petty cash, i.e. bi-weekly petty cash reports.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance and 2-3+ years applicable experience
  • Proficiency in MS Office with very strong excel skills
  • Intermediate to Advanced Excel skills including use of pivot tables and functions
  • Other experience preferred: Microsoft Dynamics, JD Edwards, Oracle SAP, or similar ERP exp.

If you are interested in learning more about this Accounts Payable position, or similar opportunities available through Parker+Lynch, please apply and submit your resume to Bryan Spickle at