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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Aks Engineering And Forestry
Location: Tualatin
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

AKS Engineering & Forestry (AKS) is looking for a full-time Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team in our Tualatin, Oregon office. Be part of our centralized team that produces invoices, handles accounts payable, and produces payroll for our four offices. If you are self-motivated, detail-oriented, and proactive, this could be a good fit for you. We believe in investing in employees who demonstrate the motivation to grow and develop their skills.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Degree in Accounting, Business, or related field of study a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Excel and create pivot tables and lookup functions required
  • Proficient with Microsoft 365, Excel, Word, and other applications
  • Experience with Deltek Ajera or similar ERP software a plus
  • Familiarity with Engineering, Architecture, Construction, or similar professional service industries preferred
  • Demonstrated strength in analysis, communication, reporting and working with large amounts of data through financial software and Excel
  • Ability to work quickly, manage multiple priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written, oral, and customer service communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and understanding of business process
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, proactive, and professional
  • Must be able to work on-site in a clean and safe professional essential business located in Tualatin, Oregon
  • Must be able to work overtime during month end and payroll weeks
    Job Functions & Responsibilities
    • Coding, data entry, and processing of accounts payable and assets management
    • Assist in the preparation of journal entries, accounts reconciliations
    • Research and solve/resolve reconciliation issues, understand how to scrub and interpret data within large volumes of system-generated accounting transactions
    • Participate in the monthly close and reporting process
    • Vendor and employee relationship management and effectively collaborate with billing, facilities, IT, marketing, and company owners
    • Assist with insurance, lien and collections administrative work as requested
    • Focus on client service: respond timely to inquiries and requests while maintaining a positive attitude for internal and external clients
    • Understand and backup payroll administration duties
    • Share in assorted clerical and general office duties, which includes electronic and paper filing
    • Must ensure personal responsibility to complete quality work within budgets and timelines
    • Complete projects and special assignments as requested
      Company Overview

      AKS is a locally owned infrastructure engineering firm that provides professional consulting services to municipal and private clients in the Pacific Northwest. Our company provides a unique combination of services including civil and forest engineering, land surveying, land use planning, natural resources, landscape architecture, arboriculture, water resources, GIS, and construction support. With this combination of professionals, we bring a holistic approach to problem-solving that allows us to implement solutions that may not be obvious when viewed from a single perspective. We have an established, broad-based portfolio of clients including landowners, real-estate developers, architects, government agencies, public service providers, timberland owners, and others. With four offices and 25 years in business, AKS is a well-respected and trusted resource to our clients. AKS is consistently ranked as one of the largest engineering firms in the Portland metropolitan area. Despite our growth, we have remained true to our values and diligently maintain our focus on quality. Visit our website at www.aks-eng.com for additional information about the work we do.

      The Culture

      AKS is not your typical consulting firm. We have created a unique work environment that is professional, friendly, casual, hardworking, and fun. With a reputation built on personal responsibility, straight answers, practical solutions, and above all else, client service, AKS has become a highly sought-after place to work. In fact, AKS was recognized by The Oregonian as one of the Top Workplaces of 2018, 2019, and 2021. We specifically locate our offices closer to where our employees live, and our clients have projects providing us faster response to our clients and a shorter drive to work for most employees. We emphasize building long-term relationships with clients at all levels of our organization and this philosophy has allowed us to expand and grow. Every employee is a valuable asset and everyones voice matters.


      AKS values our employees and proudly provides competitive compensation, benefits, and special perks. Checkout the Careers page of our website for more information on all that AKS offers.by Jobble

Keywords: Aks Engineering And Forestry, Portland , Accounts Payable Specialist, Other , Tualatin, Oregon

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