Accounts Payable Specialist

BerganKDV, LTD
Minnesota, United States
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
17 Sep 2020

BerganKDV has provided innovative yet practical solutions for small to mid-size companies since 1945. From our beginning as a trusted CPA firm we have expanded and adapted to offer business planning and consulting, tax, audit and accounting, wealth management, and technology services throughout the upper Midwest. At BerganKDV we believe our role as advisors is to build relationships with our clients, take an active interest in their unique situations, and provide expertise and resources to help them achieve their goals. Bringing value to our clients is what we do best and seeing them succeed is our ultimate goal.

BerganKDV Differentiators:

  • Growth Potential
  • Mentor Program
  • Employee Referral Rewards
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Customized Career Path
  • Open Door Leadership Style
  • Entrepreneurial Operating System

Are you a motivated professional interested in working for a growing company? If so, BerganKDV has the perfect opportunity for you! We have an opening for an experienced Accounts Payable Specialist to join our team.The Accounting Specialist/Accounts Payable position is responsible for processing and monitoring payments, deposits, and wires in a timely manner for our clients.

Key Responsibilities

Technical Abilities: 40%

Has the knowledge of processes and procedures necessary to perform the following tasks:

  • Receive/code/verify and enter invoices on a daily basis
  • Verify transactions company with MDE/UFARS requirements
  • Prepare and code batches of invoices for data entry, checking for accuracy as well as duplicate payment and statements
  • Investigate invoice discrepancies and statements
  • Batch update invoices to correct month of expenditures
  • Send out AP invoice listing to approves before each check run
  • Process and update check runs on a daily/weekly basis
  • Process payroll payable as necessary
  • Enter bank activity i.e. debit card transactions, deposits, fees, wires on a bi-weekly basis
  • Maintain and update vendor files as necessary
  • Create reports as requested for various activities/budget areas
  • Track all manual checks
  • Maintain accurate files

Help with the preparation of annual financial audit:

  • Prepare year end 206 AP Listing
  • Gather fixed asset and legal invoice copies
  • Prepare prepaid spreadsheet
  • Examine bank reconciliations to make sure cash balance is accurate
  • Stays current on accounting rules and regulations related to functional area.
  • Understands and is able to use the various accounting software programs to perform work.
  • Shows improvement in abilities with more experience

Time Management: 30%

  • Follows up with client requests within expected time frames
  • Works accurately and efficiently under deadline pressure
  • Successfully manages multiple and sometimes competing priorities

Communication with Manger: 30%

  • Ensures understanding of assigned work
  • Spends appropriate amount of time trying to find solutions to questions before asking manager
  • Questions are thoughtful and appropriate to the level of the team member's experience
  • notifies management of issues, and makes suggestions of corrective action
  • Recommends/implements changes to improve efficiency


  • 2+ years Accounts Payable experience
  • AS Degree in Accounting or equivalent job experience is required.
  • Experience in processing Accounts Payable for several clients at one time
  • Extensive knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger procedures
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Ability to set priorities and complete tasks despite interruptions
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Must be willing to take on additional duties when needed

All applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance.