Accounts Payable Staff Accountant

Accounts Payable Staff Accountant Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Accounts Payable Staff Accountant to join our team.


  • AIA Billing;
  • Cost accounting;
  • Subcontractor pay apps;
  • Lien waivers;
  • Heavy Accounts Payable;
  • Processing payments;
  • Prepares and maintains schedules in support of year-end close and external audit;
  • Assists Accounting Department by making the daily bank deposit, typically one day per week, as well as other duties as assigned;
  • Provides backup support for various critical departmental functions as needed;
  • Reconciles balance sheet accounts and prepares related journal entries for monthly close;
  • Assists with researching and resolving outstanding checks, including voiding and reissuing checks as appropriate;
  • Prepares spreadsheets and journal entries as needed;
  • Reconciles open payables, advances and various allowance account balances in the general ledger weekly and monthly;
  • Ensures compliance with 1099 reporting requirements; prepares and files Forms 1099 and electronic submission to IRS at year end for assigned entities.


  • Construction experience needed;
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance;
  • Viewpoint/Vista is a plus;
  • 2+ years of Experience;
  • AIA Billing experience needed;
  • Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, or equivalent experience;
  • Years and Types of Experience: Three to six years accounting experience;
  • Exceptional computer skills including advanced Excel and experience with accounting systems;
  • Associate’s Degree in Finance or Accounting;
  • Strong ability to multi-task, keen attention to detail, developed problem-solving skills, and collaborative team focus;
  • Proven ability to reconcile a high volume of transactions;
  • Strong understanding of accounting principles;
  • 2+ years of diverse accounting experience with a focus on accounts payable.