AP Accountant - Hiring ASAP

Employer
Systems Planning and Analysis
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Jan 17, 2021
Closes
Jan 25, 2021
Ref
1643006797
Function
Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Overview Systems Planning and Analysis, Inc. (SPA) is a well-established and progressive defense contracting company in the Northern Virginia area just a few miles south of the Pentagon. We are a professional services firm established in 1972 that has a long-standing reputation for unrivaled technical and analytical support to some of the top decision makers in the Federal Sector. We do state of the art work and have a cadre of outstanding professionals on our team. SPA has an immediate opening for an A/P Accountant. The A/P Accountant performs a variety of accounting tasks requiring experience and judgment with accounting functions related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. #IN123 Responsibilities The A/P Accountant maintains financial records and data systems, including vendor files. They sort and match invoices and check requests and prepare and process accounts payable checks, wire transfers and ACH payments. In addition, the A/P Accountant processes complicated or non-repetitive accounting transactions. The A/P Accountant will also be responsible for the following: Preparing invoices for payment; Reconciliation of payments and bank accounts; Preparing analysis of accounts; Verifying invoices, invoice numbers, account codes and financial accounts and resolves any discrepancies. The A/P Accountant will also post information and balances to the general or subsidiary ledgers; Process payments and compile segments of monthly closings and annual reports; Receive and Disburse payment from and to employees; Trace transactions through previous accounting actions to determine discrepancies; List and checks details necessary for preparation of reports; Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries, and perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications Required Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration or related field or equivalent experience is preferred. 2-4 years of Expense Report and Vendor A/P experience Required. Recent Deltek Costpoint Experience Required minimum 2 years experience within the last 2 years. Electronic Expense Reporting a plus Government contracting experience preferred. Detail oriented with strong organizational skills is also required Must work under general supervision and follows standard procedures to accomplished assigned tasks

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