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Accounts Payable Specialist - Heavily Hybrid

Tampa Bay, FL

Posted: 04/17/2024 Employment Type: Temp Direct Hire Category: Accounts Payable Job Number: 21632 Pay Rate: $50,000 - $55,000

Job Description

We are conducting a search for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join the team of a private-equity owned, high-growth company. Our client is seeking an experienced contributor with polish, professionalism, and solid corporate AP experience.  The right candidate will have a proven ability to achieve results in a fast-paced, dynamic, hyper-growth environment.  Focus for the position will be accounts payable processing and vendor communication. The ideal candidate will have a ‘take the ball and run with it’ mentality and require minimal handholding on day-to-day tasks.  Our client offers a flexible, almost fully remote environment.  Candidate should be able to communicate effectively and demonstrate professionalism in this work setting.  MUST reside in Tampa Bay.  Want to learn more?  APPLY TODAY!

Accounts Payable Specialist Benefits and Compensation: 

  • Flexible, largely remote work environment
  • GREAT leadership and high visibility
  • Highly competitive compensation of $50,000 - $55,000 (commensurate with experience)!
  • Health and dental insurance

Accounts Payable Specialist Job Duties: 

  • Process invoices and ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Own the entire AP process
  • Manage vendor relations and maintain positive relationships by communicating effectively and resolving inquiries promptly
  • Issue timely payments according to established payment terms and company policies
  • Accurately record accounts payable activities in the general ledger
  • Perform monthly and adhoc reconciliations of payable accounts, identifying and resolving discrepancies
  • Investigate and analyze variances
  • Maintain strong internal controls to safeguard against fraud and errors
  • Assist with month-end closing procedures by ensuring timely and accurate account reconciliation
  • Generate reports as needed, providing insights into accounts payable activities

Accounts Payable Specialist Skills/Qualifications: 

  • 2+ years of accounts payable experience required
  • Proficiency in Excel and large ERP system required
  • Team player willing to learn new tasks
  • Solid critical thinking, analysis, and attention to detail required
  • Superb communication skills required

At AccountAbility Staffing, a Division of Taylor White, we specialize exclusively in Accounting & Finance leadership roles in the greater Tampa Bay area. Our industry knowledge combined with our extensive recruiting experience means we not only know what you're looking for; we know how to find it! For more information, please contact us via our website at

Additional Information

Whether you're an employer seeking talent or a job candidate ready for new challenges, we can help. We're Taylor White. A recruitment firm focused exclusively on placing those in the accounting and finance field - and only in the Tampa Bay area. What's more, most of our recruiters used to be accounting professionals themselves so we're uniquely capable of understanding your needs - no matter what side of the table you're on.

From placing top-tier talent in permanent positions throughout Tampa Bay to providing access to the area's best consultants, there's a reason Taylor White is the first firm both candidates and employers turn to. We know accountants.

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