Position:  A/P Specialist/Accounting Clerk
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Job Id:  1012
# of Openings:  1

A/P Specialist/Accounting Clerk
Alexandria, VA 22314
Culmen International, LLC is looking for an A/P Specialist/Accounting Clerk to support corporate operations. This position requires someone with experience coding such items as invoices, vouchers, expense reports, check requests, etc., with correct codes conforming to standard procedures to ensure proper entry into the financial system. The successful candidate must possess the skills listed below. Experience with Deltek Costpoint is required.
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Handles vendor correspondence via phone or email
  • Matches corresponding purchase orders to incoming invoices with all supporting documentation
  • Investigates and resolves problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders
  • Prepares batch check runs, wire transfers, and ACH transactions
  • Assists with monthly status reports, and monthly closings
  • Reconciles various accounts by identifying errors in posting or omissions by applying appropriate accounting standards
  • Process remittance information from checks, drafts and wire transfers for invoices provided by vendors, reviewing instructions accompanying items to determine proper disposition and crediting accounts in accordance with standard procedures
  • Receives, researches and resolves a variety of routine internal and external inquiries concerning account status, including communicating the resolution of discrepancies to appropriate persons
  • Files, maintains, and distributes accounting documents, records and reports
  • Post daily cash collections
  • Performs other duties as required to support Accounting Department
  • Assists in the preparation of 1099s within IRS guidelines
  • Conduct oneself in an articulate, timely and professional manner, and communicate in a clear and positive fashion
Education and experience requirements include:
  • U.S. Citizen with ability to pass a background investigation
  • Associate Degree or higher degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • 3-4 years of experience in Accounts Payable
  • Experience in using CostPoint Accounting System is required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills; must be detail oriented
  • Open to change and willing to learn new skills
  • Ability to consistently meet all deadlines
  • Great at multitasking and prioritization of deliverables
  • Able to compare and analyze data
Job Type: Full-time
Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, 401k, Life and Disability Insurance Programs

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