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Accounts Payable Specialist

Innovative Emergency Mgmt
Morrisville, NC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Accounts Payable Specialist

Why Join IEM?

We are a woman owned company in Emergency Management that embraces teamwork, collaboration, flexible performance, actionable solutions and integrity/ethics. Our work touches everyone. We produce results that matter. Results that save lives – join us while we build a safe, secure and resilient world.

Our culture:

IEMers believe in the greater good and it is our commitment to attract those who have excellent technical skills, creative minds and innovative ideas to keep propelling us forward.

Location: Morrisville, NC

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Fully responsible for all accounts payable functions (receive invoices, check accuracy, approvals, code, key-in, cut checks, mail, etc)
  • Understanding of Project Accounting
  • General knowledge of FAR regulations
  • In-depth understanding of credit card reconciliations
  • Manage the check writing, ACH and Wire process
  • General understanding of Positive Pay requirements for each of the above processes
  • Function as the subject matter expert for the AP process
  • Ensure that the AP process follows proper procedures in accordance with GAAP
  • Establish measures and manage associate workforce to promote an "excellence in customer service" focus and culture
  • Recommend and implement continuous process improvements that streamline processes or reduce errors
  • Provides oversight for the accounts payable database systems integrity 
  • Supports management including development of ad hoc reporting as needed
  • Responsible for managing vendor leases and recurring payments
  • Responsible for accurate and timely review and approval of accounts payable reconciliations
  • Supports financial and compliance audits of accounts payable system
  • Prepares monthly reports and analysis on the accounts payable activity
  • Review invoices for proper coding, approval, and compliance with company policies
  • Print and review checks and corresponding reports, ensuring their validity and accuracy
  • Respond to inquiries from clients, employees, and management
  • Execute special projects and other related A/P functions as directed
  • Experience with Certify Travel and Expense a plus
  • Ability to document processes
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to understand key AP concepts
  • Ability to address complex issues within the AP Team
  • Flexible with Daily Schedules
  • Ability to deliver a high level of Customer Service
  • Ability to assess a problem and promptly resolve or escalate to Controller or other appropriate persons
  • Capable of being entrusted with "confidential" information
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of an organization including external customers
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple, concurrent tasks 


  • 5+ years of Accounts Payable experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge and use of Microsoft Office products
  • Medium to advanced Excel skills
  • Deltek Costpoint experience preferred

Benefits and more:

  • 10 paid holidays
  • Vacation pay
  • Sick pay
  • 401 (K) plan with matching
  • Company paid STD and LTD

Innovative Emergency Mgmt


Morrisville, NC
27560 USA


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