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Accounts Payable Specialist for Production Accounting Service (Santa Monica).

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Job Description

Accounts Payable Specialist
Job Type: Full-time Regular
Range: $21 – $23 per hour

NEED Financial Services

Position Overview:

The Accounts Payable Specialist will play an integral role in supporting our accounts payable department and office operations. This position will assist in maintaining client/vendor relations, entering, and paying all invoices in accordance with our policies and controls, scanning/filing, and assisting with any accounts payable issues. They will also perform some activities in maintaining accounts receivable, payroll, and job costing for our clients. Lastly, the employee will be required to participate in any special project assignments as directed by the management of this company. The employee will be expected to work in close cooperation with all company managers and staff.


Review and verify invoices and check requests
Sort, code, and match invoices
Set invoices up for payment
Set up ACH, wire, and INT wire payments
Enter invoices into system
Process expense reports
Prepare and perform check runs
Post transactions to journals, ledgers, and other records
Reconcile accounts payable transactions
Monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
Research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
Maintain vendor files
Correspond with clients and respond to inquiries
Assist with month end closing procedures
Help to provide supporting documentation for audits

Additional Responsibilities:

Back up for accounts receivable duties – reporting payments and sending invoices
Perform some activities related to payroll for clients
Perform some activities related to job actualization for clients
Assist in any other special projects as requested by supervisors


High School Graduate with diploma; college degree preferred
Minimum 3 years of experience required in accounting/financial services—specifically accounts payable/receivable and payroll
Entertainment or media industry experience highly preferred
Knowledge of relevant accounting software, Microsoft office skills
Proficient in data entry
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent time management skills
Attention to detail and accuracy
Good communication skills
Ability to be a team player
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality

This position will require the individual to be on-site in our Santa Monica office. After a month of continuous employment, we offer the option to work remote one day a week.

If interested please e-mail a resume to