Accounts Payable Specialist

Houston, TX 77036

Posted: 09/03/2019 Employment Type: 6-9 Month Contract Job Number: 14173

Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team at our client s site in Houston, TX.


Receive and process, all purchase (Stock and Expense) POs and NON PO invoices for vouchering into JDE and other ERP systems.

Perform misc. clerical duties such as but not limited to: Answering multiline phone system, maintaining files of open and closed POs, and maintain working Excel document, heavy data entry, other accounting duties assigned by manager.

As the Accounts Payable Specialist, you will be responsible for the daily processing of Accounts Payable activity for the US Shared Services department. You will support the US Accounts Payable Supervisor in continuous efforts

to maintain payables accuracy, limit exposure, strengthen accounting compliance requirements and streamline processes.

You will join a team of hard-working Accounts Payable personnel, with a goal to continuously facilitate communication

between the staff and business unit operational staff. We are looking for team member who shares our company values

of safety, purposeful innovation, and service above all. If you are someone who can challenge the norms while holding

people accountable, then this job is for you.

We Are looking for Someone:

With an approachable presence within a diverse work environment

Who shows initiative, is deadline driven, and is detail oriented

Someone not intimidated by a high-volume processing environment

Who welcomes new ideas and opportunities, and is not bothered by change or ambiguity

Someone who can get to the root of a problem by using a healthy mix of data, insight and judgement

Someone with strong analytical skills, and a thorough understanding of how to leverage a wide variety of data and related computer tools to solve problem independently

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Handles day to day accounts payable duties

Reconciles and resolves discrepancies

Handles all levels of A/P for any company under the corporate umbrella

Generates various reports, registers and spreadsheets; transmits data as needed

Keeps filing system up-to-date, including boxing and archiving old files and creating new files for each year

Answers questions related to day-to-day work

Coordinates PO?s with procurement; matches invoices to PO?s; obtains other backup documentation for payment

of legitimate invoices and other outgoing transactions

Enters detailed data accurately into financial systems concerning vendors, dates, amounts and tax information;

ensures coding matches and approvals are in accordance to DOA

Verifies accuracy of pending payments; generates accurate checks in a timely manner with appropriate backup


Ensures receipt and filing of W-9 forms

Creates and transmits reports for internal and external use; reports to banks, service providers, etc.

Processes all electronic transfers; reconciles transfers; works closely with Treasury and A/P Supervisor

Enters large amounts of data in financial program including new vendors; audits and corrects vendor data ensuring


Generates accurate and timely 1099?s and related reports annually or as needed

Analyzes vendors as required

Answers all email with appropriate details, respect and in a timely manner

Reconciles accounts as necessary

Processes check runs

Prepares checks based upon approved check requests

Functions as team leader for other team members

Assumes delegated responsibilities of Supervisor in his or her absence

Abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety

training; demonstrates commitment to and support of EH&S principles and values; champions safety as necessary

Performs other duties assigned by management that fall within the generally expected scope of this position

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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