Public Consulting Group

Lead Accounts Payable Coordinator

Job Locations US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 1 month ago(8/26/2021 12:19 PM)
Job ID
2021-6991
# of Openings
1
Category
Accounting/Finance
Type
Regular Full-Time
Practice Area
Corporate

Overview

 

About Public Consulting Group

 

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. 

Responsibilities

 

Public Consulting Group, Inc (PCG) is seeking a Lead Accounts Payable Coordinator to work in our Boston, MA office. The Lead Accounts Payable Coordinator is an essential member of our Accounting Department. He/she is the lead member of the staff A/P team and ensures communications and builds relationships with outside vendors as well as internal employees, including upper management. The Lead Accounts Payable Coordinator reviews and assists in payment for a high volume of vendor invoices and assists in processing the weekly check runs. This position also requires the review of
all Staff Accounts Payable Coordinator work for accuracy and the training of new Staff hires. The Lead Accounts Payable Coordinator will perform and assist in certain month end activities and reconciliation including accruals and bank transactions. The Lead Accounts Payable Coordinator is to act as the liaison between the Staff Accounts Payable members and management.

 

  • Triage of Mail to responsible parties
  • Daily monitoring of A/P email inbox and triage of material sent
  • Review of staff A/P Coordinators voucher entries for accuracy in G/L and project coding
  • G/L and project coding and processing of assigned vendor invoices for payment
  • Ensure that all vendor payments are being made within stated terms
  • Reconciliation and review of Corporate credit card entries to include collecting necessary supporting documentation
    from assigned card users
  • Prepare month end accrual of expenses that have been received, but not posted for the current period
  • Review G/L accounts at month end to ensure accuracy in reporting and accruals
  • Ensure that all month end duties are completed by posted deadlines
  • Assist Staff Coordinators in resolving vendor or internal customer issues in a professional and efficient manner
  • Assist Staff Coordinators with coding and data entry of their assigned vendors in times of high volume or short
    staffing
  • Assist management in the implementation of process changes
  • Communicate to management any observed staff or process issues
  • Frequently required to coordinate efforts with other PCG departments (I.T., Legal, Compliance, etc.)
  • Provide payables and expense policy guidance to PCG subsidiary accounting personnel
  • Other tasks/special projects as assigned

Qualifications

Education/Experience: 

 

  • 3 years of experience in an Accounts Payable position (Required)
  • General office or customer service experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Required)
  • Associates/Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred)
  • Knowledge of an Accounts Payable system, DataBasics and Solomon (Preferred)
  • Able to work with a diverse range of people

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Experience working with a paperless routing system for AP invoicing and Expense Reporting
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and work with a team
  • Solid understanding of accounts payable processing cycles
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Must possess excellent verbal/written communication skills

 

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EEO Statement

Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity and/or expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.

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