Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is working with a well-known and well-respected private equity firm in search of an AP Specialist to join the accounting team. The right candidate would be self-motivated and possess excellent communication skills with 3 years of AP or accounting experience. Pay for the role is $54,000-$60,000/yr., this will be working in-office daily in Cherry Creek. 

 

The AP Specialist will be responsible for processing day-to-day accounts payable transactions from vendor setup and confirmation through invoice payment and processing. The AP Specialist is a key role, as it supports invoice processing for several stakeholders, including the Advisors team and multiple Investments Funds. Accordingly, the AP specialist has impeccable attention to detail and is comfortable multi-tasking. They are excellent communicators and work with other employees to obtain proper approvals and accounting coding. As part of a growing Private Equity team, the AP Specialist will understand the complete AP process and recommend areas for improvement as the business continues to expand.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Processing accounts payable using accounting software (Great Plains) and payment processing systems (Concur and JP Morgan)

  • Setting up new vendors in systems, including vendor correspondence

  • Handling accounts payable for separate entities and vendors, including payment approvals, GL coding and invoice entry

  • Investigating and resolving problems with processing of invoicing

  • Ensuring bills and payroll are paid in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to procedures

  • Processing invoices for payments via check, ACH or wire

  • Filing and maintaining of accounting documents and records

  • Assisting with monthly status reports and monthly closings

  • Analyzing workflow processes and recommending improvements

  • Handling of confidential information discreetly and professionally

  • Performing other duties as required for the Accounting Department

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of accounts payable or general accounting experience

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills and work ethics

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Ability to multi-task and follow up on pending items

  • Detail-oriented

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel, Word Outlook

  • Great Plains and/or Concur experience is a plus

  • Candidates must pass a background check and drug test as well as provide a proof of vaccination or declination form.

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