Accounts Payable Specialist

Rio Rancho, NM 87144

Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire Category: Accounting Job Number: 7496 Compensation: $22-26/hour

Job Description

We are assisting this dynamic and growing Native-owned government contracting company dedicated to innovation and excellence in our industry. They provide various services including construction, maintenance, and facility support and have been recognized for excellence in safety and performance. We are currently seeking a dedicated and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Specialist to join our accounting team. This is an exciting opportunity for a professional with a passion for finance and accuracy to contribute to our success and grow with us.

Benefits offered upon direct hire:

- Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance
- Opportunities for professional development and career advancement

- Timely and accurate input of vendor invoices, employee reimbursements, and ACH transactions.
- Review and verify invoice packets and check requests to ensure all required documentation and approvals are obtained.
- Sort and match invoices with check requests.
- Select invoices for payment according to company policies and procedures.
- Process check requests and ensure all necessary approvals are received.
- Handle daily/weekly voucher payments and review cash flow with supervisors.
- Process employee reimbursements in compliance with regulations.
- Prepare and process accounts payable checks, wire transfers, and ACH payments.
- Reconcile payments and prepare account analyses.
- Monitor accounts to ensure timely payments and resolve any invoice discrepancies.
- Maintain and update vendor files.
- Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries.
- Generate and produce monthly reports.
- Assist in the month-end closing process.

Desired Profile:
- Proven experience as an Accounts Payable Staff Accountant or similar role.
- Strong understanding of accounting principles and practices.
- Proficiency in accounting software and MS Office, particularly Excel.
- Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

- Full-time position
- Monday to Friday, standard business hours

Rio Rancho, NM
Work is performed onsite


Meet Your Recruiter

Abby Dietz

Originally from Pennsylvania, Abby Dietz moved to Santa Fe from Northern Virginia/DC Metro area in 2011.  She joined The Hire Firm in a temporary role but fit the culture so well we decided to keep her!  Her strong background in sales, customer service, and executive administrative skills was the perfect blend for a staffing and recruiting professional. Abby has a fantastic ability to quickly understand clients’ needs and match those needs with talented candidates. She now focuses on managing the firm bu still recruits because she enjoys it so much.  


Abby is a living success story for temporary and temp-to-hire opportunities and has obtained three long-term, rewarding positions in her career that started as temporary or temp-to-hire. She believes in what we do and knows first-hand how being open and flexible can lead to great opportunities. She would love to share her story with anyone who is curious about it!


When she’s not working, she enjoys recharging on backpacking trips, spending time with family, friends, and fur babies, and taking classes on whatever is currently of interest to her!  Her pronouns are she/her and she invites you to share yours. 

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