HR Knowledge

Accounts Payable Specialist/Manager

Job Locations US-MA-Needham
Job ID
# of Openings


Our client in Needham is a fully integrated real estate investment company focused on the acquisition and management of industrial properties. Their current portfolio consists of over 19 million square feet in 18 states. They are currently looking for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join their accounting team. This individual contributor role is responsible for managing the internal accounts payable function, including managing and coordinating with a third-party invoice processor.


  • Coding (Entity/GL account/accounting period – capitalize vs. expense) and tracking of all incoming vendor invoices
    • Managing the timely recording of invoices
    • Processing of reversals and other AP adjustments
  • Yardi System maintenance and development as it relates to AP and associated workflow
    • Management & maintenance of system contacts/workflows
    • Propose, design & maintain workflows
    • Build an AP reporting discipline, including operational metrics, exception/trouble reporting, portfolio-wide balances/issues
  • Reconciliation of vendor statements
  • Supervision of external/internal personnel relative to assistance in AP
  • Drive management of monthly closing as it relates to AP
  • Invoice Payment
    • Point person on enabling EFT/ACH functionality
    • Match payments (commit reports or checks) with invoices and prepare and/or manage processing/filing/mailing
  • Oversee and coordinate with a third-party invoice processing company & vendors


  • Associate’s Degree in Accounting or other related field required
  • At least 3 years of experience in accounts payable, preferably in managing a multi-entity corporate environment
  • Prefer experience designing & managing AP workflows within an ERP system
  • Previous experience in the real estate investment industry a plus
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to set changing priorities, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong mathematical, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Self-starter, capable of focusing on work and finding solutions with minimal supervision
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to interact with co-workers, site staff or vendors in an articulate, courteous and business-like manner at all times
  • Prior experience working within an ERP system, preferably Yardi
  • Solid working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed