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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network
Location: Framingham
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

Come demonstrate your passion for child & family empowerment by joining the Wayside team!

*****SIGN ON BONUS OF $2000!! ($1000 after 30 days; $1000 after 90 days)*****

At Wayside, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity- focused community that approaches client care as a matter of social justice. Wayside is one of Massachusetts' most respected child and family serving agencies with program locations across Central, Eastern and Northeastern Massachusetts serving more than 6,000 children, young adults, and families each year.

Wayside thinks of our employees as whole people and invests in benefits to support employee wellness.

  • Tuition, training & student loan reimbursement
  • PTO Package: 3 Wellness Days (time off), 9 Paid Holidays, Up to 3 weeks of vacation (in your first year)
  • A learning environment - free training institute with thought leaders, CEU trainings & program trainings, etc.
  • Financial health supports
  • Equity focused medical benefits
  • Teamwork atmosphere Career development support - a great place to grow your career!!!Accounts Payable Specialist

    The Accounts Payable Specialist is a member of the Finance Team and reports to the Controller. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years Accounts Payable experience, strong organizational and communication skills and have an ability to accurately track and record payables. The AP Specialist has individual accountability and ownership of the full cycle accounts payable process and will follow procedures and maintain an understanding of the flow of transactions.

    What You Will Do:
    • Review and record invoices from vendors daily to ensure accuracy in billing.
    • Monitors A/P inbox and process and responds to requests timely.
    • Reviewing invoices for appropriate GL coding and approvals.
    • Files all AP payments weekly.
    • Applies payment timely to AP transactions, understanding payment terms relevant to each vendor.
    • Prepares weekly payment runs for AP disbursements.
    • Process expense reports from employees; reviews for accruals and proper documentation.
    • Opening and distribution of mail, scanning and emailing invoices daily.
    • Resolution of accounts payable issues with vendors and staff with the ability to respond both quickly and effectively.
    • Support month-end processing.
    • Assists in annual financial audit and UFR reporting.
    • Assisting with IRS 1099 compliance and reporting.
    • Skilled in communicating to both internal and external customers.
    • Provide consistent professional customer service with Wayside Welcome principles to staff and external vendors.
    • Troubleshoot errors and unique transaction in the Accounting Systems.
    • Work with employees and customers to ensure access to appropriate accounting systems and approval routing.
    • Other tasks as directed by management.Competencies/Traits of Our Superstars:
      • Demonstrates the ability to learn new technology with ease.
      • Continually improves technical proficiency.
      • Demonstrates flexibility and creative thinking (i.e., ability to adapt and adjust to changing work situations, processes, and procedures).
      • Managing vendors and internal "customers" with a high level of customer service.
      • Demonstrates beginner Excel skills (i.e., create templates/tracking sheets).
      • Build and maintain relationships with staff.
      • Demonstrates organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Demonstrates ability to meet deadlines consistently.Minimum Requirements:
        • Associate's degree preferred.
        • 1 - 2 years of experience in Accounting or related field.
        • Strong understanding of General Ledger system and Accounts Payable processing.
        • Strong organizational, analytical and recording skills.
        • Experience in ERP systems.
        • Detail oriented.
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.We will train you in: Motivational Interviewing; Courageous Conversations; Trauma Informed Practice

          Wayside welcomes equity-minded applicants whose values align with our goal of being a child welfare and behavioral health agency committed to anti-racism, social justice, and advocacy. Successful candidates are asked to be engaged in Wayside's dedication to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.Bilingual/bicultural and LGBTQ+ applicants are encouraged to apply!

Keywords: Wayside Youth & Family Support Network, Framingham , Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Framingham, Massachusetts

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