Accounts Payable Coordinator in Boston, MA at Public Consulting Group

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    148 State Street
    Boston, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    9/3/2020

Job Description

Overview

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.

Overall Responsibilities:

Public Consulting Group, Inc (PCG) is seeking an Accounts Payable Coordinator to work in our Boston, MA office. The Accounts Payable Coordinator is an essential member of our Accounting Department. He/she maintains communications and builds relationships with outside vendors as well as internal employees, including upper management. The Accounts Payable Coordinator reviews and processes payment for a high volume of vendor invoices, assists in processing the weekly check runs, and maintains vendor files.



Responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Triage of received invoices either through traditional mail or electronic.
  • Process vendor invoices of high volume.
  • Follow company procedures for compliance while processing invoices including: Distinguish appropriate accounting period, company, G/L account, project number, classification of fixed assets and prepaid expenses, classification of nonemployee compensation, and obtain approval by responsible manager.
  • Review vendor statements and follow up on outstanding invoices.
  • Maintain communication and build relations with outside vendors.
  • Review and process vouchers and check runs for individual project requirements.
  • Assist in the processing of the weekly check runs.
  • Assist in month end close procedures including preparation of accruals and adhere to deadlines.
  • Reconciliation and posting of transactions for assigned Corporate American Express and MasterCard accounts.
  • Basic journal entries when required.
  • Some General Ledger Analysis.
  • Maintain vendor files.
  • Assist the Accounts Payable department with other responsibilities as needed.


Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and work with a team.
  • Solid understanding of accounts payable processing cycles.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Must possess excellent verbal/written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Outlook.
  • Experience with paperless workflow software preferred but not required.
  • Knowledge of an Accounts Payable system, Databasics and Solomon experience a plus but not required.

Required Experience:

    • 2 years of experience in an accounts payable position or educational equivalent (i.e. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting)
    • General office or customer service experience.
    • High School Degree or equivalent required. Advanced Degree in related field is desired.