Accounts Payable Specialist

Position Announcement

Seeking a full-time Accounts Payable Specialist for an established non-profit 501 (c) 3 in Seattle. Position will be responsible for processing all payments to vendors, entering invoices, coding and issuing checks on a weekly basis through our accounting software.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process vendor payments
  • Assure that transactions are properly coded, verified, authorized and paid
  • Allocate charges among departments for shared expenses
  • Process employee benefit invoices
  • Maintain electronic vendor files
  • Analyze and reconcile prepaid, deposit and postage expense accounts
  • Ensure and maintain best practices for AP procedures and be committed to continuous process improvement
  • Train staff on preparing expense reports and coding invoices
  • Prepare state and federal filings for vendor 1099s
  • Compile vendor data for expenses and payments as requested
  • Create and update month-end expense accruals

Other Responsibilities:

  • Review cash receipts, donor pledges and supporting documentation for each entry.
  • Perform monthly and periodic reconciliations with emphasis on liability accounts related to A/P and A/R
  • Prepare audit schedules for annual financial audit as requested
  • Prepare special reports and analyses with emphasis on A/P and A/R
  • Create and maintain Excel worksheets to track expenses and benefits

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with nonprofit accounting
  • Proficiency with MS Office Applications – Word, Excel and Outlook
  • 2-year accounting experience
  • Knowledge of Donor database (Sales Force NGOC a plus)
  • Knowledge of Non-profit accounting software (Sage MIP Fund Accounting a plus)

Required Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree with accounting courses

Benefits: Excellent benefit package includes medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, holiday pay and 401(k).

How To Apply

Submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements to:  The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle is a 501(c)3 and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit our website.