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Robert Half Accounts Payable (AP) Accountant in Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Description

We are seeking a detail-oriented and proactive Accounts Payable (AP) Staff Accountant to join our dynamic finance team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing the full cycle of accounts payable processes, ensuring timely and accurate payment of invoices, and maintaining strong vendor relationships. This role requires strong analytical skills, a keen eye for detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Invoice Processing: Review, verify, and process invoices for payment, ensuring accuracy and proper authorization.

  • Vendor Management: Maintain and update vendor files, resolve vendor discrepancies and issues, and manage vendor communications.

  • Payment Execution: Prepare and execute electronic transfers, checks, and ACH payments.

  • Reconciliation: Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.

  • Expense Reports: Review and process employee expense reports in compliance with company policies.

  • Month-End Closing: Assist in month-end closing activities, including AP aging analysis and accruals.

  • Reporting: Prepare and maintain various reports related to accounts payable, including monthly and quarterly reports.

    Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field.

  • Experience: Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in accounts payable or general accounting.

  • Technical Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel) and experience with accounting software (e.g., SAP, Oracle, QuickBooks).

  • Knowledge: Strong understanding of basic accounting principles and AP processes.

  • Attention to Detail: High level of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Organizational Skills: Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Team Player: Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

Robert Half works to put you in the best position to succeed. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. Stay on top of every opportunity - whenever you choose - even on the go. Download the Robert Half app (https://www.roberthalf.com/us/en/mobile-app) and get 1-tap apply, notifications of AI-matched jobs, and much more.

All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit roberthalf.gobenefits.net for more information.

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