Accounts Payable Consultant

  • Location: Greenwich, CT
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #38264
  • Salary: $30.00

Job Overview – Accounts Payable Consultant: 
We are seeking an Accounts Payable Consultant (AP Consultant) to manage and optimize all aspects of the accounts payable function within our corporate finance department. This role involves processing invoices and expenses with precision, enhancing payment procedures, and ensuring compliance with both internal policies and external regulatory requirements. The successful candidate will contribute significantly to the finance team by streamlining processes and improving financial controls.

Compensation: $30 – $35 per hour
Location: Greenwich, CT

Responsibilities as the Accounts Payable Consultant:   

  • Invoice Processing: Efficiently receive, review, and process all invoices, ensuring compliance with financial policies and obtaining necessary approvals. 
  • Vendor Management: Keep accurate vendor records, maintain robust vendor relationships, and address any issues to ensure timely payments.  
  • Expense Reporting: Handle the processing of employee expense reports, ensuring alignment with company policies and accurate reconciliations.  
  • Payments Processing: Prepare and execute payments through various methods such as checks, ACH, and wire transfers, maintaining strict control over authorizations.  
  • Month-End Close: Support month-end financial closing by reconciling the accounts payable ledger, preparing accruals, and contributing to financial reporting.  
  • Compliance and Reporting: Maintain compliance with regulatory requirements and internal policies, preparing necessary reports and documentation for audits.  
  • Process Improvement: Continuously identify and implement enhancements in the accounts payable process to increase efficiency and effectiveness.  
  • Training and Support: Provide training and support to team members on accounts payable systems and best practices.  
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with procurement, treasury, and accounting departments to improve processes and resolve issues related to accounts payable.

Qualifications for the Accounts Payable Consultant:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.  
  • At least 3 years of experience in accounts payable or a similar financial role, preferably within a corporate setting.  
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and experienced with accounting software.  
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles and financial controls.  
  • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.  
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines in a dynamic environment.  
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills.  
  • Knowledge of process improvement methodologies, such as Lean Six Sigma, is a plus.

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, Atlantic Group will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 38264