AP Specialist

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Lucas Group is partnering with an energy company in DTC and is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist for their corporate office.  This position will be responsible for full cycle accounts payable functions and ensuring compliance with internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley.

Lucas Group is North America’s premier executive search firm. Since 1970, our culture and methodologies have driven superior results. We assist mid-tier to Fortune 500 clients find transcendent, exclusive talent; candidates fully realize their career ambitions; and associates find professional success. Combining local knowledge with national reach, Lucas Group has the geographic breadth and industry depth necessary to deliver results. We provide trusted, consultative service by truly listening and responding to the needs of our clients and candidates. We are professional, high-performance, and passionate industry veterans with both insight and integrity, making a very real difference in business and careers. We listen. We understand. We deliver.

Duties and Responsibilities:  The essential duties and responsibilities regularly performed and normally assigned to this position are as follows:

  • Responsible for all incoming invoices; data entry; performing three-way match using automated functionality; obtaining appropriate approvals
  • Weekly check runs and posting of all payments
  • Responding to vendor inquiries and resolving outstanding issues, including internal customers related to receiving and invoicing discrepancies
  • Maintenance of accounts payable documents ensuring documentation is attached within the system
  • Month end activities including preparation of accrual and sub-ledger to ledger reconciliations
  • Assisting operations personnel in identifying open receipts, open purchase orders and determining proper resolution
  • Preparing 1099’s
  • Act as a contact and provide information for internal audit, external audit and third-party SOX consultants

  • Associate's degree in Business or Accounting
  • 4-5+ years of accounts payable experience
  • Experience and knowledge of accounts payable and procurement in a work environment
  • Experience in monthly close process including accruals in accounts payable environment
  • Detail orientated, highly organized and self-motivated
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Proficient in organizing and prioritizing work to meet specific deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving skills, desire to make positive changes and process improvements
  • Strong communication skills; written and verbal
  • Netsuite experience a plus