Accounts Payable Specialist



Accounts Payable Specialist  (Onsite, possible temp-to-hire)

Chicago, IL 60611 

6 Month contract (possible extension or perm placement)

9:00 am – 5:30 pm 


  • Perform accounting and clerical duties related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions
  • Clarify any questionable invoice items, prices or receiving signatures
  • Assemble and review invoices to be completed for payment
  • Maintain copies of vouchers, invoices or correspondence necessary for files
  • Type periodic reports and other records
  • Obtain proper information and/or data regarding invoice payments
  • Check vendor files for any previous payments and assign voucher numbers
  • Prepare vouchers listing invoice number, date, vendor address, item description, amounts and coding per accounting policies and procedures
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Input daily bookkeeping and record keeping


  • Must have:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proven working experience as Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and proprietary software
  • Proficiency in English and in MS Office
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