Accounts Payable Specialist

Location: Washington, DC
Anglin Consulting Group is a fast-growing professional service firm that partners with private organizations and government agencies. We help our clients augment their existing in-house capabilities and deliver expert counsel to keep them efficient and relevant in today's dynamic marketplace.  Our team delivers flexible support programs designed to drive measurable results in a broad range of areas. These include business operations, IT services, program management, finance operations, logistics and acquisition, and custodial services. Based in Washington, DC, Anglin Consulting Group is an economically disadvantaged woman-owned and service-disabled-owned small business.  A career at Anglin Consulting means you're able to put your expertise, credentials, and talents to great use within prominent public and private establishments while also enjoying the excitement in working with a variety of organizations simultaneously. Contribute independently and collaboratively alongside our amazing team of doers and thinkers. At Anglin, we're continually striving to take client organizations one step further.  Anglin Consulting is small enough to offer a family atmosphere yet large enough to deliver a highly competitive compensation package. We hire and retain the best in the industry, offering exceptional benefits that protect the well-being of our employees, their spouses and domestic partners, and their families.

This position is responsible for administrating and processing of all vendor transactions under the guidance and direction of the Manager, Accounts Payable. This includes administrating vendor relationships while insuring a strong internal control environment.

  • Reviews, evaluates and implements departmental process improvements within the AP team.
  • Investigates, compiles, and provides information related to the accounts payable general ledger account detail to assure account classifications are accurate making classification corrections as needed.
  • Reconcile accounts payable general ledger balance sheet account and determines appropriate accruals to be recognized for a period in addition to other miscellaneous accounts in the general ledger.
  • Reviews, analyzes and reconciles reports discrepancies/problems, makes corrections, and provides detailed overview of the findings to management on a monthly basis.
  • Ensures departmental/company policies are being followed relating to the accounts payable department, including review of appropriate authorization levels and documentation support.
  • Extracts accounts payable information; compiles reports and assist with special projects for all levels of management.
  • Performs and reconciles periodic check runs.
  • Responsible for maintaining accounts with vendors in a current status in accordance with performance criteria by issuing payments based on vendor's terms of payments and resolving all discrepancies that prevent timely payment. Maintain all relevant vendor master file information and accuracy.
  • Administrate vendor relationship assuring accuracy of all relevant vendor information in the automated business system.
  • Accountable for the accuracy of all vendor payments disbursed and the status of the vendor account.
  • Researches and resolves discrepancies between vendor invoice and Purchase order and works with department directors and staff to resolve timely and accurately.
  • Responsible for weekly review of AP check request batches to monitor timely return of approved check request invoices.
  • Responsible for customer service, which includes helping vendors, authority directors and staff obtain information concerning the status of payments, check requests, and expense reports.
  • Responsible for identifying 1099 vendors and monitoring accuracy of 1099 filing data.
  • Interface with DC Water process owners to ensure policies and procedures are appropriately documented and compliant with relevant policy and regulatory requirements. Discrepancies are documented for review and follow up by the Manager, Accounts Payable.
  • Work in collaboration with internal and external auditors as directed by the Manager, Accounts Payable and/or by the Controller.
  • Performs miscellaneous accounts payable functions as needed.
  • Maintain record retention log for accounts payable.
  • Perform other functions and/or special projects as directed by the Manager, Accounts Payable and/or by the Controller.
The minimum qualifications listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability necessary for an Individual to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable amounts of training are provided.
  • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate with six years progressive related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Proven skills involving independent judgment and initiative working with established policy and procedures.
  • Excellent skills in communicating, orally and in writing; strong analytical l, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with in depth knowledge of ERP (Lawson preferred), automated expense management application s, and related software programs. Advanced level of Microsoft Office Skills (Excel/Access).
  • Associates degree and/or certifications preferred.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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