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Senior AP Specialist- Wakefield

Job ID: BH322775

Category: Accounts Payable Manager, Accounts Payable Coordinator

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Senior AP specialist- Wakefield


Must Have:

Excel- Intermediate

3 plus year AP experience – prefer more than processing as this role is reconciling and not processing AP

Working knowledge of ERP and expense reporting applications; Epicor and/or Concur experience a plus 

Position Summary:

The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the daily processing of payables and employee expense reports in a timely and accurate manner. Under the oversight of the Accounts Payable Manager, you will also be responsible for ongoing vendor maintenance, processing data feeds into our internal systems (Epicor and Concur), daily banking communications and supporting reconciliations. 


  • Accurately process payables and employee expense reports in accordance with management's policies and procedures

  • Prepare, review and process payable invoices and employee expense reports 

  • Verify all transactions have the proper back up, are properly coded and approved by the appropriate department manager 

  • Review and generate Epicor data entry reports for accuracy prior to check run releases and manage the weekly check run process 

  • Assist vendors, accounting staff and internal company employees with vendor payment inquiries 

  • Assist with the maintenance and upgrades of the A/P module and payment software (as needed) 

  • Maintain vendor information for new and existing vendors 

  • Responsible for preparation of monthly accruals and monthly closing assistance 

  • Reconcile outstanding payments (checks and EFTs) for each bank account on a monthly basis 

  • Coordinate the research of stale dated checks and ensure the appropriate follow-up action is taken 

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with corporate controls and policies 

  • Keep policies and procedures current

  • Support Treasury as needed

  • Other duties as required 

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting/Business preferred or equivalent

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in the accounts payable function required 

  • Working knowledge of ERP and expense reporting applications; Epicor and/or Concur experience a plus 

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced environment and have the flexibility to adapt to changing processes and timelines

  • Ability to work independently in a highly organized manner

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal & written communication skills

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract to Direct

Location: Wakefield, Massachusetts