Accounts Payable Clerk (Costpoint)

Employer
MELE Associates, Inc.
Location
Rockville, MD
Posted
Jan 22, 2022
Closes
Jan 29, 2022
Ref
334112116
Hours
Full Time
MELE Associates is celebrating more than 25 years of continued growth! Headquartered in Rockville, MD with 200 employees across the country, MELE offers an excellent benefit package, including 100% employer paid health coverage for full time employees, and exciting social environment. We are seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to join our Rockville team to take ownership of the daily processing of the AP function. This cost accounting role requires an extreme amount of attention to detail and relentless follow through. The candidate will communicate with internal managers and vendors, process small, reoccurring bills and large, labor type invoices and ensure they are properly coded to GL and project accounts. Excel experience required, CostPoint experience a plus.Primary Responsibilities:Accounts Payable VouchersPerform the day-to-day operations of the Accounts Payable function for MELE and its subsidiaries.Review and enter vendor invoices and expense reports to ensure they are properly coded, approved and in compliance with government and company policies.Select and process semi-weekly vouchers for payment based on agreed upon vendor payment terms.Purchase Orders/ SubcontractsReview and enter subcontractor invoices against purchase orders, verifying accuracy and validity.Monitor subcontractor spending and period of performance against POs.Additional RequirementsServe as a backup function to the Accounting Clerk.Prepare monthly AP account reconciliations for approval. Research and resolve discrepancies as needed.Assist billing in the preparation of client billings as needed.Assist in the year-end audit inquiries as needed.Appropriately maintain electronic archives.1099 preparation.Perform a variety of duties required in an accounting environment.Qualifications:High school graduate or equivalent requiredDegree in related field or 5 years Accounts Payable experienceUnderstanding of debits and creditsBasic Excel skillsEffective verbal and written communication skillsCustomer service driven attitudeExtensive attention to detail and organizationStrong commitment to see a task through to completionNote that, pursuant to MELE's COVID-19 mitigation protocols, individuals must be fully vaccinated upon commencing employment, subject to legally required exemptions.Compensation Range is $40,000 - $48,000 plus full benefitsEducationRequiredHigh School or betterPreferredAssociates or better in Accounting or related fieldBachelors or better in Accounting or related fieldBehaviorsPreferredDetail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done wellMotivationsPreferredSelf-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside helpEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)Job Type: Full-timePay: $40,000.00 - $48,000.00 per year

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