Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Fairfax, Virginia
Jun 28, 2022
Sep 01, 2022
Full Time
The Senior Accounts Payable Specialist supports the daily operations of the Accounts Payable department in Fairfax, VA. This position is responsible for high volume invoice and payment processing and reconciliation. The ability to resolve issues independently, work effectively as part of the accounting team, and professionally communicate with internal customers and external vendors is at the forefront of this role.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Participate in the day-to-day Accounts Payable processes including reviewing invoices for proper coding, ensuring payments via check, ACH, wires and supplier pay are processed timely and accurately.
  • Maintaining vendor information, including W-9's
  • Accurately review, code and process vendor invoices
  • Process 3 way match invoices
  • Identify and assess sales tax on appropriate invoices
  • Reconcile processed work and conduct appropriate QA procedures
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries, reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Assist with other projects as needed
  • Review and approve employee expense reports
  • Document procedures when needed
  • Monthly Credit Card Reconciliation
  • Monthly Bank Account Reconciliation
  • Sales & Use Tax Monthly Reconciliation

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • 6+ years experience in Accounts Payable field
  • High school diploma required; Associate's degree in Accounting or higher preferred
  • Proficient Microsoft Excel skills
  • JDE Edwards experience a plus
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and familiarity with use of Chart of Accounts
  • Detail oriented and able to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Fast learner, especially with technology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position , performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.


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