Accounts Payable Specialist

Austin, TX 78704

Posted: 09/22/23 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Accounting/Finance Job ID:: 129062

Job Description

We are recruiting an Accounts Payable Specialist for a leading franchise corporation in Austin, Texas. The Accounts Payable Specialist plays a crucial role in the finance team by ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices, managing vendor relationships, and maintaining compliance with company policies and regulations. This role requires attention to detail, effective communication, and the ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams in a global environment.




Invoice Processing:
  • Receive and review invoices for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with company policies and relevant regulations
  • Code and enter invoices into the accounting system, ensuring proper account allocation and approval workflows

Vendor Management:
  • Communicate with vendors regarding invoice inquiries, discrepancies, and payment-related matters
  • Maintain positive relationships with vendors and provide assistance as needed

Payment Processing:
  • Prepare payment batches, verify payment terms, and ensure timely and accurate processing of payments
  • Collaborate with treasury to schedule payments and select appropriate payment methods

Data Entry and Accuracy:
  • Accurately input data into accounting systems, maintaining a high level of data integrity
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner

Compliance and Documentation:
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, accounting standards, and relevant regulations
  • Maintain proper documentation of invoices, approvals, and payment records for audit purposes

Communication and Collaboration:
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams such as procurement, finance, and operations to resolve issues and streamline processes
  • Communicate effectively with team members, supervisors, and vendors

Process Improvement:
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and automation to enhance efficiency and accuracy
  • Participate in the implementation of new systems or software enhancements

Reporting and Analysis:
  • Generate regular reports on accounts payable activities, outstanding invoices, and payment status
  • Assist in analyzing accounts payable data to provide insights for decision-making



  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field required
  • Requires 2+ years of experience in accounts payable or related financial roles, preferably in a global or multi-entity setting
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, regulations, and compliance standards
  • Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems (e.g., SAP,Oracle, Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy

Meet The Recruiter

Maggie Dunn
Direct-Hire Recruiting Manager

Burnett Specialists is consistently ranked as the number one recruiting firm in Austin by the Austin Business Journal year after year!

I've helped thousands of talented candidates with experience ranging from entry-level to c-level over the course of my professional recruiting career.  My mission is to establish long-lasting relationships between newly hired employees and their employers by matching exciting job opportunities with the right candidates!

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