AP Accountant

AP Accountant

AP Accountant

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Accentuate is assisting a Durham company who is seeking an AP Accountant.  This individual will provide accounts payable support, including interacting with internal and external clients with a professional demeanor and completing special projects as assigned.


  • Full-service Accounts Payable responsibilities, including:
    • Processing new vendor set up and ensuring all W9 and banking information is received,
    • Preparing accounts payable vouchers by matching invoices and other documents,
    • Identifying and clarifying any unusual or questionable invoice items and working with appropriate personnel to resolve
    • Using the company’s chart of accounts and project code listing, coding invoices to proper accounts and business units,
    • Ensuring all invoices are properly approved, entered, and processed timely and accurately in Microsoft Dynamics SL,
    • Maintaining Accounts Payable files; and,
    • Processing checks according to payment terms.
  • Processing credit card transactions
  • Performing monthly account reconciliations, as assigned
  • Resolving matters related to exceptions independently and apply accounting policy and procedures appropriately
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Associate’s degree or higher, with a minimum of 4 years AP, bookkeeping or general accounting experience
  • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills are a must, as well as strong relationship building skills
  • Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures
  • Prior experience in an Accounts Payable role at a company with project cost accounting preferred
  • Basic understanding of GAAP
  • Solid analytical, reconciliation skills and strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word and Excel
  • Previous Microsoft Dynamics SL experience is preferred
  • Ability to work with large numbers and a high volume of transactions
  • Ability to work independently and with others in order to corroborate data and/or meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to achieve a high level of accuracy and maintain confidentiality in preparing and entering financial information
  • Proficient with spreadsheets