Accounting Specialist - Accounts Payable in Murray, KY at Hutson Inc.

Date Posted: 6/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Accounting Specialist-Accounts Payable is responsible for the management of the day to day accounts payable and payment process. The position ensures accurate and timing processing of vendor invoices and compliance with the company’s policies.


  • Maintain the Vendor Master Files including additions and changes.
  • Process a high volume of vendor invoices for posting/payment across multiple general ledgers and verifies proper approval according to company policies.
  • Exhibit a solid knowledge of sales tax regulations.
  • Reconcile vendor statements.
  • Process vendor payments.
  • Complete 1099 data to ensure accurate filings.
  • Build excel spreadsheets when necessary.
  • Reconcile goods received not invoiced.
  • Collect credits due from vendors.
  • Research, analyze and resolves external vendor and payment issues.
  • Work closing with internal customer for approvals and to resolve issues.
  • Ensure that critical vendor payments are made in a timely manner to maximize discounts/bonuses, by adhering to controls and monitoring procedures.
  • Collaborate with other departments daily.
  • Assist with the close of Accounts Payable monthly, as required; including accruals for outstanding liabilities.
  • Participate in internal and external audit providing support as it relates to the function.
  • Support management in the pursuit of corporate policies, plans, goals, and long-term objectives.

Experience, Education and Skills

  • 3-5 years of accounts payable experience.
  • High level of ethical standards and professionalism.
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and accuracy are a must.
  • Organization skills and the ability to multitask projects in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Proven success owning the accounts payable process.
  • Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with other employees in various locations.
  • Committed to continuous process improvements.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and draw valid conclusions.
  • Strong mathematical skills are essential.
  • Understands accounting fundamentals such as debits, credits, and accounts payable.
  • Ability to use standard desktop load applications such as Microsoft Office and internet functions.
  • Ability to use various computer programs specific to the position.

Essential Job Requirements

General Physical Requirements

  • Light work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Physical Activities

  • Climbing, Balancing, Kneeling, Lifting, Crouching, Crawling, Reaching, Fingering, Grasping, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, and Repetitive Motions.

Visual Acuity

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (includes inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.

Working Conditions

  • None: The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

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