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Accounts Payable Specialist

Date Posted: 11/23/2022

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Job Description

Temporary Accounts Payable Position
Ledgent is seeking experienced accounts payable professionals in the Portland Metropolitan area to partner with on a variety of temporary assignments. The opportunities in question include companies in a range of industries, and in both onsite, hybrid, and remote work settings. Professionals can gain experiences in new work environments, develop new skills, and diversify their professional background, all with the security of a trusted staffing partner.
Responsibilities Include

  • Verifying account distribution approvals and authorizations for disbursement.
  • Adjusting, reconciling, and verifying accounting related information.
  • Reviewing and processing paperwork and forms.
  • Checking and entering all invoice data into the accounting system by either 2- or 3-way match.
  • Expediting invoices within prescribed period deadlines to obtain cash discounts and avoid past due penalties.
  • Problem solving, following up with internal and external customers to resolve PO and Receiving issues.
  • Processing payables for multiple companies.
  • Vendor set-up, maintaining vendor master file with 1099, bank and vendor information.
  • Working closely with purchasing and receiving departments.
Desired Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or associate degree; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Accounts payable knowledge and experience; including the knowledge of debits and credits
  • Ability to create and/or update current excel spreadsheet applications
  • Experience performing data entry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 10 key calculators
  • Organizational skills with strong attention to detail.


We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
To apply please email your resume to ewestlund@ledgent.com

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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Portland, OR
  • Job Type:Accounting
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:11/23/2022
  • Contact: Emily Westlund (503) 200-6446
  • Pay Range: $22.00 - $27.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2211-184264