Payables Specialist

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Job Summary:


The Payables Specialist ensures timely and accurate processing of one or more of the following: vendor invoices, expense reports, and related accounting entries. In addition, the position is responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of department work papers, ensuring they are kept consistent with Firm accounting policies. This position will also answer basic AP and expense report related questions from various users in the organization.


Essential Duties:

  • Payables transactional processing duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Expense report processing
  • Review and approve expense reports in accordance with Travel and Expense Reimbursement Policy
  • Communicate with employees when expenses are not compliant with firm policy
  • Payables transactional processing duties may include but are not limited to:
    • Processes Accounts Payable (AP) payments (checks) utilizing the Firm's AP software Program
    • Load AP invoice data to Firm's AP software program via an electronic spreadsheet
  • General ledger transactional processing duties may include but are not limited to:
    • Process journal entries, both manual and electronic for monthly ledger close process
    • Maintain department work papers; ensuring accuracy and consistency with Firm accounting policies
  • Internal customer support duties may include but are not limited to:
    • Field, investigate, and answer basic accounts payable/expense report questions


  • Associates degree or equivalent experience - Required
  • Accounting, Finance or Business major – Preferred


  • 1-3 years relevant experience - Preferred
  • Previous experience with use tax laws - Preferred
  • Previous experience with Accounts Payable software systems – Preferred

Technical Skills:

  • Basic understanding of computers and computer systems - Required
  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard and mouse along with a ten key calculator - Required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office - Required
  • Ability to work within a team atmosphere - Required

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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Job ID req3660
Line of Business: Internal Client Service
SubFunction: Finance/Accounting
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req3660
Location: 201 N Harrison St Ste 300, , Davenport, IA US
Region: National
Job Category: Finance
Employment Type: Experienced
Degree Required: None
Travel: No
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