Accounts Payable Analyst

Location US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(02/28/2018 4:33 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Finance and Accounting - Accounts Payable Analyst

External Description


Accounts Payable Analyst


The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA), the largest airline pilot union in the world and the largest non-governmental aviation safety organization in the world (representing over 60,000 pilots at 34 U.S. and Canadian airlines) seeks an experienced Accounts Payable Analyst for our Herndon, Virginia, office. 


Using knowledge of ALPA's processing rules and procedures, the Accounts Payable Analyst is responsible for the thorough review and analysis of invoices and expense reports that results in accurate and timely recording and payment of expenses for the Association and other affiliated organizations.  Daily responsibilities include receiving, reviewing, and analyzing invoices and payment production (60%); scanning, filing, and keying (20%); and, answering questions, audits, and special projects (20%).  Other areas of responsibility include auditing and review and processing of flight pay loss accruals and payments; initiating receipt of and maintaining current contract information on contractual vendors; follow-up on problem items to resolve issues; completion of monthly reconciliations; and, fielding questions and providing training assistance on systems used by the Association.  S/he also participates in team work daily and completes account reconciliation and special projects as assigned.  The successful candidate must be detailed-oriented and be able to perform in a fast-paced environment.


Minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 



Minimum Requirements:


  • Two years of college with emphasis in business math and/or accounting strongly preferred; high school diploma required; or, the equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Two (2) years of accounts payable experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of computerized billing systems strongly preferred.
  • Lawson Accounts Payable experience preferred.
  • Customer/member service experience preferred.
  • Excellent team work, organization, task prioritization, and problem-solving skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, oral and written, required.
  • Ability to interact professionally with all levels of contacts, internal and external.
  • Good math aptitude required.
  • Software: Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Able to work flexible schedule on short-notice as needed.



Physical Demands:


Note:  The physical demands described herein are characteristic of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential physical activities of this position described below.


Constantly operates a computer. Regularly required to maintain a stationary position, move about the office, determine what others have said or written, and frequently converse with others and exchange accurate information.


Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, and move about the office. May also include occasional bending, stooping, squatting, and/or pushing and pulling or moving, e.g., to pack, unpack, and/or move cases.


Required to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, books, boxes, and files up to ten (10) pounds (lbs.). Sporadically, could be responsible to move, raise, reach, and/or retrieve binders, boxes, cases, and/or files weighing as much as 25 lbs. (Assistance may not always be available.)


Relocation not provided.




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