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ACA/Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Cameron County
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

ACA/Accounts Payable Specialist


Purpose of Classification

Performs technical work in support of assigned accounting programs or financial functions. Duties include receiving purchase orders; entering data into automated financial systems, verifying data and processing transactions. Positions in this class perform routine account reconciliation and identify needed corrective actions to resolve discrepancies; answer accounting questions; and maintain accounting documents and records.

Essential Functions

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Verifies vendor invoices for compliance with Purchase Order requests and processes vendor invoices for prompt payment. Monitors/maintains vendor invoices for proper coding.

Receives and processes accounting documents for assigned financial/accounting programs; reviews documents for completeness and accuracy; pairs documents to related information such as matching purchase orders to invoices and/or matching payments to account files/billings, etc.; codes information to ensure accurate processing, and that appropriate department/program is credited or debited.

Calculates, posts, and/or enters data into the financial management system; reviews preliminary reports; verifies data entry's accuracy; identifies and initiates needed corrective actions; and submits transactions for system processing.

Reconciles and/or balances assigned accounts; prepares journal entries; and prepares and/or files a variety of records, form, and materials that document and support accounting transactions and program activities.

Additional Functions

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by two (2) years of experience performing technical and/or fiscal control work; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

ADA Compliance

Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate sounds and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.

Environmental Factors: Essential functions are regularly performed without exposure to adverse environmental conditions.

This is not a Civil Service covered position.

BENEFITS: Cameron County Offers Excellent Fringe Benefits, Including: Health and Life Insurance Protection, Sick and Annual Leave, Retirement System and Paid Holidays. Cameron County has a mandatory direct deposit payroll program.

Keywords: Cameron County, Brownsville , ACA/Accounts Payable Specialist, Other , Brownsville, Texas

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