Accounts Payable Specialist

San Antonio Lighthouse For The Blind

San Antonio, TX

Job Details

Job Location:    Roosevelt (Corporate Offices) - San Antonio, TX
Salary Range:    Undisclosed



The Accounts Payable Specialist provides both administrative and financial support to the organization by processing payable transactions, and monitoring accounts payable functions to ensure timeliness and accuracy.


  • Codes expense invoices with general ledger account numbers after obtaining appropriate payment approval documentation
  • Data entry of expense and inventory invoices
  • Reconciles packing slips with inventory invoices
  • Communicates with suppliers and vendors to answer inquiries regarding payment and invoices.
  • Prepares checks for payment; obtains appropriate authorization and signatures
  • Posts manual checks
  • Creates correspondence: routine letters, forms, and reoccurring reports using computer-based word processing/spreadsheet programs
  • Maintains department records and files
  • Collects and verifies invoices, bills, and checks; performs audits to ensure accuracy and appropriateness prior to payment
  • Corresponds with vendors, maintains updated vendor profiles, and processes vendor checks
  • Tracks expenses, processes expense reports, and prepares analyses of accounts
  • Monitors account balances and related financial activity
  • Assists with inventory
  • Other tasks and projects as assigned



  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • College accounting courses preferred
  • One to two years of experience in accounting, accounts payable and/or bookkeeping
  • Knowledge of computers and A/P software including word processing, spreadsheets, and job-specific software
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with ERP software is a plus



  • Knowledge of basic math
  • Ability to speak and write English
  • Ability to use 10-key calculator by touch
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills




  • Must be able to sit/stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 5-10 pounds.
  • Must be able to conduct repetitive motions on a daily basis.