Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist

  • Location
    Wilmington, Massachusetts
  • Job type
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Payable

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist role in Wilmington, MA ! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

Contract Duration: 3 months
Pay Rate: $25-27/hr.


Process all AP invoices in a three-way match manner
Sort invoices based on purchase order or no purchase order
Review invoices received for approvals and obtain approvals when necessary
Enter all invoices in the Accounting system
Match payment advice with documentation prior to check run
Process weekly payable check runs after obtaining batch approval from controller
Support the processing of the bi-weekly payroll, in conjunction with the corporate payroll team
Review expense reports for appropriate documentation including appropriate receipt documentation and adherence to Corporate Travel policy
Respond to all Accounts Payable and Expense Report inquiries
Maintain all Accounts Payable and Expense Report files
Audits A/P invoices biannually to ensure no duplicate payments were made
Assists with company inventory biannually
Compiles documentation for audit review
Keep track of credits owed to the company and ensure all credits are properly applied to vendor payments.
Matches invoices and checks against check run to ensure accuracy.
Sorts all paid invoices and files by batch number
Maintains files by posting all unpaid and paid disbursement document (invoices, check request)
Reconcile payable reports each month to confirm that all amounts paid were accurate
Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
Maintenance of Accounts Payable Filing
Assist on month-end closing (reconcile A/P, run A/P related reports, month end accruals)
Organizes all reports in date numerical order in binder for month end closing, and compiles/stores all files at year end
Responsible for administrative processing of bi-weekly payroll. The majority of payroll transactions are processed through our Corporate office, but this position requires the administrative backup processing on a bi-weekly basis. The payroll responsibilities consist of approximately 10% of the job and rest of the roll is dedicated to Accounts Payable activities.


High School diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline preferred.

5+ years in an Accounts Payable and Payroll function


Proven team player who has demonstrated capabilities in the following areas: excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, well developed problem-solving skills; solid organizational skills; and the demonstrated ability to be self-directed and effectively relate to all levels of an organization.
Attention to detail, accuracy is imperative
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative
Computer skills to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Oracle are a plus
Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner
Work hours must be flexible and overtime may occasionally be required to meet the demands of the position.
Payroll commitment requires understanding that days off will not be approved during payroll processing weeks with the exception of unexpected sick days or special pre-approved circumstances.
Looking for a hands-on individual with the ability to see the big picture.
Proven business partnership skills with the demonstrated ability to work in a matrixed organizational environment.
Must be able to manage a high volume of transactions and prioritize work to meet the growing demands of the business.
Ability to work well under pressure, multi task and meet deadlines.

The right candidate will be ambitious, flexible and have a desire to learn and grow professionally

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