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Accounting Specialist / Accounts Payable

Company name
Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Inc.

Location
Portland, OR

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Since 1919, Kennedy/Jenks Consultants has provided engineering and scientific solutions to municipal agencies, businesses and industrial facilities. With offices serving clients throughout the United States, we provide consulting services nationwide. Since our firm's inception, we have focused on providing clients with exceptional personalized service, highly qualified professional staff, and technically advanced engineering solutions. Kennedy/Jenks Consultants continues to lead the industry with innovative, award-winning projects that remain at the vanguard of engineering technology and applied science.

OVERVIEW:

Our Accounts Payable Clerk provides general accounting, clerical and technical assistance. In this role, you will code and enter vendor and sub consultant invoices, process expense reports and check for accuracy, approvals and policy adherence. You will investigate and resolve vendor billing errors as well as answer employee and vendor questions. You may produce memos or emails on engineering accounting questions, client billing, invoices, contracts and reconciliation of accounts. You may assist the payroll department as needed. This position includes clerical functions such as filing, copying, data entry and preparation of reports.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Review, validate, code, input and post incoming vendor invoices in Accounts Payable

Review, validate, code and check for FAR (Allowable) of employee expense reports.

Prioritize and process payments of Employee Expense, Vendor Invoice and Sub consultant bills on a weekly basis

Respond to all vendor inquiries; Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies

Maintain files/documentation thoroughly and accurately.

Work with the A/R team member to reconcile variances that occur in the application of cash

Set up new projects, make transfers of employee billable hours and/or expenses, and open and close projects, phases and tasks in company system.

Recommend and implement agreed process improvements.

Assist in month end closing

Annual 1099 maintenance & assist reporting

Assist payroll as needed

Perform special clerical duties for the Controller and others.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Two years of related experience as an accounting clerk, specialist or coordinator; AP experience is a plus

Degree in Accounting/Finance is a plus

Intermediate knowledge of Excel

Experience with BST or other project based accounting software is a plus

As an employee-owned firm, Kennedy/Jenks offers a unique company culture with a corporate commitment to a maintaining a positive work/life experience. Kennedy/Jenks Consultants provides excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits packages, including career advancement opportunities, outstanding training opportunities, stock ownership, profit sharing and excellent health, dental, and life insurance.

Kennedy/Jenks Consultants is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Kennedy/Jenks Consultants, Inc.
Website : http://www.kennedyjenks.com

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