You might hire an accounts payable specialist to:

  • Ensure bills and payroll are paid in a timely and accurate manner
  • Process transactions, invoices for payments, and assist in streamlining the accounts payable process

  • Adhere to local, state, and federal financial regulations and requirements

  • Exercise integrity and confidentiality in all financial reporting

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Understanding of basic principles of finance, accounting, and bookkeeping
Bachelor’s or associate degree in accounting, finance, or related field relevant to country of employment
Ability to learn systems quickly and work in a fast-paced environment
Comfortability handling confidential information
Highly accurate and detail-oriented
Experience with accounting software and other online platforms, including Microsoft Office
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work well both independently and in a team