Accounts Payable Team Lead

Decatur, GA 30037

Posted: 04/04/2018 Industry: Professional Job Number: 1754721 Pay Rate: $20.00/hour
Accounts Payable Team Lead

Location: Decatur, Ga. 30037
Hours: 8: 00 am - 5: 00 pm Mon - Fri
Pay Rate: $20.00 per hour
Start Date: Within 2 weeks of being fingerprinted

Primary responsibility is serving as the team lead for high volume Accounts Payable processing and ensuring all accounting policies are being followed in accordance to GAAP, federal and state guidelines.

Must be able to produce timely, relevant and accurate financial reports for two (2) separate agencies under the direct supervision of the Accounts Payable Supervisor.

In addition to the primary responsibilities, the candidate must be able to:

Process accounts payable transactions in TeamWorks Financials
Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
Process check requests
Ensure vendor details are accurate and respond to all vendor inquiries

Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies:

Must be detail oriented and maintain high work quality standards.
Assist with the preparation of training material for staff
Compile financial analysis for federal grant drawdowns
Use Excel to produce management reports (using Pivot tables)
Have the ability to prepare and analyze spreadsheets and query, analyze and present other financial information

Must possess the following qualities:

solid accounting experience,
critical thinking skills,
ability to resolve complex accounting issues
ability to work under pressure,
ability to work under tight deadlines,
multitask and prioritize their work load during annual financial reporting,
year-end audit preparation,
internal controls monitoring and compliance procedures for both company' s programs.

This position requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal.


Completion of a Master' s degree in accounting from an accredited college or university


Bachelor' s degree in accounting from an accredited college AND one year of professional accounting experience


Bachelor' s degree in a business curriculum which included completion of introductory and intermediate accounting sequence from an accredited college or university AND one year of professional accounting experience.


In addition to the minimum qualifications, preference will be given to applicants that possess one or more of the following:

Completion of a Bachelor s degree in Accounting from an accredited college or university.
Two years of Accounts Payable processing experience
Six months experience using the AP module in TeamWorks (formerly PeopleSoft) or other Oracle based accounting software.

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