Accounts Payable Specialist

  • Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Accounting & Finance - Accounts Payable

Adecco is assisting a local client in recruiting for an Accounts Payable Specialist in Sacramento, CA.  This is long-term temporary opportunity that could turn permanent.  As an AP Specialist, you will be responsible for ensuring the timely capture, approval, coding and payment of invoices. If you meet the qualifications listed below, please Apply Now!


AP Specialist

Payrate: DOE



The AP Specialist is responsible for ensuring the timely capture, approval, coding and payment of invoices.  Maintains a high standard of customer service to both internal and external customers while safeguarding financial controls.  Performs other ad hoc department activities including research and miscellaneous project work.



-Bachelor’s degree in accounting or some related college coursework preferred.

-Two to four years accounts payable experience with SAP experience preferred.

-Must be able to handle multiple tasks at once, prioritize workload and meet deadlines while maintaining accuracy, quality and quantity of work performed. 

-Proficient in use of Microsoft Office suite. 

-Must be flexible in scheduling due to special projects and conflicting deadlines.

-Ability to establish and maintain positive interpersonal working relationship with both internal (including management) and external customers.

-Must be able to communicate with all levels of the organizations and provide superior internal customer support. 

-Must have good verbal and written communication skills, as well as good telephone skills. 
-Must use tact and diplomacy in handling sensitive information.

-Must be a team player and demonstrate initiative and cooperation.

-Ability to analyze and summarize data, and follow moderately difficult procedures.



Invoice Processing:

-Capturing invoice details into the accounts payable system while ensuring accurate coding of related expenses

-Route invoices and supporting documentations for approval, assuring compliance with the company’s authorization policy

-Accurately match invoices to Purchase Orders using an automated purchasing system

-Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions

-Organize and prioritize work to ensure discounts are earned and payment terms are met

-Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential

-Ensure invoices received by established close schedules are entered and processed

-Supports entry of grower freight invoice processing

-Understands sales tax and applies knowledge to accurately process invoices


Customer Service:

-Communicates with internal staff and vendors regarding payment status and discrepancy resolution

-Respond timely to email inquiries, phone calls and fax communications

-Participate in establishing and maintaining strong, collaborative relations with all customers to identify additional ways to be of service and ensure customer satisfaction


Department Support:

-Match approved and completed invoices with corresponding checks in accordance to pre-established schedules

-Support reporting of independent contractors to Employment Development Department (EDD)

-Where segregation of duties allows, cross functionally support team members as needed


Performs other related duties and projects as required or assigned.


Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.


Adecco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

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