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Accounting Specialist



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West Chester, OH - (USA) 8743 Union Centre Boulevard OH West Chester , OH - 45069 Phone : 513-772-2220



Job Description

Manpower is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk to work for our client in Franklin. Candidates with Great Plains experience preferred. This is a temporary to hire position. Pay rate is $16-18 per hour. For more details, and to apply, contact our office at 513-772-2220 or Get a head start by creating an account at and then give us a call!

The Accounting Specialist provides services and support to the organization focusing on accounts payable, inventory, general ledger account analysis, travel and expense processing and reconciliation. Provides backup to accounts receivable, collections and billing. Supports Controller and CFO by participating in special projects as assigned

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Match invoices to receiving documents/purchase orders

* Obtain approvals and post invoices into accounting system

* Generate accounts payable and refund checks

* Research vendor statements, phone calls and discrepancies

* File paid and unpaid invoices and statements

* Review and process employee credit card and travel and expense forms

* Reconcile physical inventory to general ledger

* Identify lost and destroyed equipment

* Analyze and reconcile general ledger accounts

* Prepare and submit tax (federal, state, sales and use) payments

* Apply customer payments

* Research and solve payment discrepancies

* Process credit card, check and ACH payments

* Make adjustments to accounts as needed

* Review open accounts for collection efforts

* Add and cancel clients in the accounting system

* Other duties as assigned

Experience and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business, Finance, or other related field. A minimum of three years' experience in an accounting/business environment. Must have experience with accounting systems (experience with Great Plains strongly preferred). Must have a positive attitude; the ability to think and respond quickly in a fast-paced work environment, be detail-oriented, understand the concept of identifying and resolving the root cause and possess strong time management skills.

Competency/Skill Requirements:

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Products - Word and Excel

Ideal candidate must possess:

* Exceptional analytical skills

* Work under tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment

* Communicate with co-workers, management, clients and vendors in a courteous, professional and timely manner

* Able to interact positively within a team environment

* Ability to multi-task and change pace/project quickly but with accuracy

* Ability to work flexible hours

* Think at a high-level but also be detail-oriented

* Ability to perform multiple tasks with minimal direction