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Job title: Accounts Payable Specialist
Job location: Lancaster, TX 75146 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 02/01/13
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation: SALARY RANGE: $29,357 - $41,841
HIRING RANGE: $29,357 - $32,477

Job Classification

Job Category:Finance/Purchasing

Job Description

Job description:
The City of Lancaster is seeking an experienced accounts payable specialist. This position’s primary responsibilities include: making payments of all vendor invoices and check requests, statement reconciliation, vendor contracts, coordination of all documents, overseeing signing and distribution of checks for the proper date. This position performs a number of clerical tasks including opening mail, making copies, reviewing invoices, following up with requests. Manages vendor and employee accounts by answering vendor and employee phone calls for payment dates, amounts, researches, reconciling statements by phone and fax. Reviews check requests for proof of receipts and appropriate approval signatures. Enters check requests for payment, completes check issuing process and distributes checks. Prepares voided checks and ensures backup for voided checks.

Job Requirements

Education, training, experience:
REQUIREMENTS: Must be computer literate and have a working knowledge of relevant software. Excellent verbal, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills required. Position requires self-motivation, good problem solving skills, cash handling experience, and positive attitude in dealing with employees and the public. Face to face and telephone customer service experience are a must. Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, complete assigned tasks, and work closely with others in a team environment. Dependability, reliability, and good attendance are a must. Adheres to departmental, personnel, and safety policies and procedures. May be required to work nights and/or weekends as needed. Ability to lift 40 pounds required. Must type 40-50 wpm and perform 10-key by touch.

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