Accounts Payable Senior Associate in Falls Church, VA at HITT

Date Posted: 9/4/2019

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Accounts Payable Senior Associate

HITT Contracting is seeking an Accounts Payable Senior Associate who will be responsible for the entire A/P process, establishing policies and procedures, and maintaining/creating internal controls. Activities include processing and monitoring payments and expenditures, as well as working with other internal departments and actively engaging with external vendors.  The Accounts Payable Senior Associate will report directly to the Corporate Controller.

HITT Contracting is headquartered in the Washington, DC area (Falls Church, VA). Our company has a strong, 80-year history of success in the commercial construction market nationwide and offers a positive, diverse, team-oriented work environment.  Year over year, we are ranked as the top large company to work for in the Washington DC area by the Washington Post.

 Responsibilities

  • Provide timely and effective communications and data to other teams in Corporate Accounting so they possess the necessary information to perform successfully
  • Schedule and direct the AP and disbursement function in an automated and high-volume AP system environment
  • Ensure all payments are in accordance with company policy and approval flow
  • Audit employee expense reimbursement reports in Concur system
  • Audit and process credit card bills
  • Perform positive pay, manual checks, and automated check runs
  • Process wire transfers
  • Reconcile vendor statements and handle 1099 reporting
  • Perform a monthly review and resolve outstanding checks
  • Maintain unclaimed property check filings as needed
  • Work with Financial Reporting to support the AP cash reconciliation as needed and identify/resolve any reconciling items
  • Identify issues and/or areas for improvement in the work environment, production processes, projects, and systems. Participate in testing upgrades and implementation of financial/AP software
  • Knowledge of internal controls and ability to recommend changes and additions to policies / processes as needed
  • Communicate and enforce accounting policies and procedures
  • Respond to customer requests in a timely manner and conduct research as needed
  • Ad-hoc reporting
  • Actively involved with month-end financial closing processes and activities

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business Management preferred or equivalent
  • 3-5 years of progressive accounts payable
  • Expertise with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with JD Edwards or comparable ERP solution
  • Experience with Concur and Docusphere is a plus
  • Superior time management skills, attention to detail, multitasking skills, and the ability to prioritize tasks with minimal supervision
  • Must have strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including ability to articulate recommendations in a concise and timely manner
  • Understanding, yet persuasive and decisive when dealing with others in the organization
  • Construction firm experience a plus
  • Task and goal oriented and capable of functioning in an entrepreneurial and corporate setting
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive working relationships with others

HITT Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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