Accounts Payable at Cision

Accounts Payable




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This job is responsible to accurately and efficiently process purchase orders, vendor invoices and expense reports on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy and procedures. #LI-Cisionsales #LI-Remote

Key Accountabilities:

  • Executes administrative activities for processing vendor invoices including; validating appropriate documentation and approvals, matching invoices to purchase orders, coding in the accounting system for payment, and responding to inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Adheres to company policies, process and procedures to effectively manage delinquent accounts and collaborates with vendors to reinforce company policies regarding outstanding payments.
  • Validates the accuracy and completeness of employee expenses, follows-up and informs employees of any discrepancies, responds to inquiries and performs data entry within company deadlines.
  • Prepares and processes weekly check runs, manual payments and any inter-company transactions.
  • Performs reconciliation for assigned vendor and / or prepaid accounts, month-end accruals and sub-ledger to the general ledger.
  • Ongoing maintenance of files and documents and performs reporting as requested.
  • Maintains back-up position for the second Accounts Payable Specialist
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant accounts payable experience is required, with at least 1 year of experience in accounts payable or a similar role.
  • Working knowledge and familiarity with accounts payable and general ledgers is required.
  • Working knowledge of Great Plains, Salesforce or similar billing software.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite is required, specifically Excel.
  • Advanced compliance, attention to detail, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced time management and ability to work under strict and established deadlines, attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Advanced customer service and communication skills to understand customer queries and clarify information, policies or processes.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

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