Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Direct Hire
  • Tacoma, WA
  • $45,000-$55,000




Job Purpose:

The Accounts Payable Specialist requires excellent communication, documentation, prioritizing your time, and the ability to work well with a team. This position will perform all accounts payable activities including but not limited to the day-to-day accounts’ payable duties, the accurate processing and review of invoices for payment. Candidates are encouraged to show personal initiative and assume primary ownership for these duties.

This is an eight month temporary assignment.



  • Route payables invoices through the document imaging system. Facilitate issue resolution on misrouted or rejected invoices.
  • Match purchase order invoices into purchase order systems.
  • Audit of coded and approved invoices to ensure accurate interface into payables system.
  • Review payments produced by the accounts payable system for accuracy and match to supporting documentation.
  • Communicate with internal customers and vendors regarding payables issues.


Education and Experience

  • Associate degree in accounting, bookkeeping, or related field preferred
  • Accounts payable experience (2 years)
  • Must have high school diploma/equivalent
  • Experience in CargoWise Freight Management system, Nautical Systems Enterprise, or Infor Financial Systems Management is a plus.
  • Keen eye for detail with excellent data entry skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Excellent customer service skills with extraordinary organizational skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of accounting software and imaging systems
  • Ability to propose practical solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be a standout colleague
  • Computer literate, utilize standard software applications and be proficient in Windows and MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)


Salary Range:

  • $21.00 – $26.00/hourly

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