Accounts Payable Specialist, Federal

Arlington VA 22206 AFSC Magellan Federal

Job Description

The Accountants Payable Specialist is responsible for the accurate and timely processing of accounts payable transactions in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and corporate accounting policies and procedures. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure that the company’s finances are accurate and up to date, and that all the invoices are paid within established time limits.
  • Receive and verify invoices and requisitions for goods and services.
  • Code and enter Accounts Payable vouchers and reclassification of charges.
  • Respond to Vendor and AP inquires in a timely manner.
  • Develop AP Processing desktop guide.
  • Identification and processing of State Use Tax liabilities.
  • Process and review Expense Reports and Preprocessor Upload.
  • Verify that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the weekly check run and EFT.
  • Assist in monthly closings, report preparation, and maintains records and files as needed.
  • Manage Fresh Service Tickets.
  • Scan/maintain all vendor files in Box.
  • Forward requested invoices to Billing for review and ODC documentation.
  • Assist in the preparation of 1099 data.
  • Scan checks for deposit.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

General Job Information


Accounts Payable Specialist, Federal



Job Family

Finance Group


United States of America

FLSA Status

United States of America (Non-Exempt)

Recruiting Start Date


Date Requisition Created


Work Experience



GED (Required), High School (Required)

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

Other Job Requirements


General to intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel. Ability to easily learn new software.Strong communication skills (written and verbal) with a customer service attitude; demonstrated ability to deal professionally with vendors and internal customers.

Magellan Health Services is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to their position.

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