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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Total Wine & More
Location: Bethesda
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:


Total Wine & More is looking for an Accounts Payable Senior Specialist to join our Accounting team onsite in Bethesda, MD. You will be responsible for processing invoices for supplies, newspaper advertisings, legal services and phone services for accuracy and propriety, including verifying that they have been properly coded and approved for payment. You will analyze actual costs vs. budget, making accrual journal entries, and reconciling balance sheet accounts during month-end. You will develop knowledge of accounting systems and assist in system testing, enhancements, and troubleshooting, as needs arise. You will report to the Accounting Manager.

You will

  • Process invoices for payment within an automated environment, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, proper authorizations, proper coding, and making capital vs. expense determinations.
  • Ensure that use-tax obligations are accrued where required.
  • Ensure that invoice submissions are in compliance with company requirements.
  • Upload invoices from Excel spreadsheets to Lawson/Infor Accounts Payable.
  • Prepare supporting documentation in batches for review by the supervisor.
  • Prepare journal entries for adjustments and month-end accruals.
  • Reconcile various accrual accounts and prepare account reconciliation
  • Perform research on payments and outstanding checks, as needed.
  • Effectively communicate with vendors and review vendor statements for exceptions and omissions.
  • Develop a knowledge base in various accounting systems and participate in system testing and enhancements.
  • Assist team members as needed to meet all department deadlines.
  • Participates in special projects, as required.
  • Other duties, as assigned.
    You will come with
    • A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field or equivalent experience
    • 2+ years experience in Accounting
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Proficiency in excel (can perform complex functions)
    • Knowledge of Lawson or other automated financial systems
      We offer
      • Paid Time Off (PTO)
      • Generous store discounts
      • Health care plans (medical, prescription, dental, vision)
      • 401(k), HSA, FSA, Pre-tax commuter benefits
      • Disability & life insurance coverage
      • Paid parental leave
      • Pet insurance
      • Critical illness and accident insurance
      • Discounted home and auto insurance
      • College tuition assistance
      • Career development & product training
      • Consumer classes
      • & More!
        Grow with us

        Total Wine & More is the country's largest independent retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits, and we continue to grow our footprint year over year. Total Wine offers exciting and unique career opportunities across the country and in our corporate office. Our strength is our people. We have a commitment to training and career growth, all in an environment that values new ideas and teamwork. If you share our entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for providing best-in-class customer experience, take a moment to apply or learn more at!

        Total Wine & More considers several factors when establishing compensation. Estimated salaries determined by third parties have not been validated by Total Wine & More.Total Wine & More is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Total Wine & More makes reasonable accommodations during all aspects of the employment process, including during the interview process. Total Wine & More is a Drug Free Workplace.

        The information provided above indicates the general nature and level of work required of the position and is not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities or qualifications. Benefits list is only a highlight of some of the benefits offered to team members; eligibility for certain benefits apply.

Keywords: Total Wine & More, Bethesda , Accounts Payable Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Bethesda, Maryland

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