Kelly Services Accounts Payable Specialist in Parma, Ohio

Position Summary: The Accounts Payable Specialist provides accounts payable services within the Accounting department so as to ensure the timely and accurate processing and reporting of all accounts payable information.


  • Be an integral member of the administrative staff and support the values, mission and goals of Constellation Schools, LLC.

  • Support a collaborative working environment in which the accuracy and timeliness of financial information is maintained.

  • Communicate effectively with administrative staff, school principals and staff.

  • In accordance with the policies and procedures set forth by the Board of Directors, CFO, and Treasurer, processes all requisitions, purchase orders and invoices ensuring proper documentation and accuracy.

  • Maintain clear and concise communications with all administrative staff, school staff and vendors to resolve all discrepancies.

  • Respond to all inquiries in a prompt and respectful manner.

  • Data Entry for purchase orders and accounts payable for Constellation Schools.

  • Maintain meticulous organization of all purchase orders, invoices, and disbursements.

  • Prepare supplemental financial reports as requested.

  • Orient and train new school administrative assistants in approved accounting procedures.

  • Reconcile group benefits accounts payable.

  • Attend all meetings as directed by the Accounting Manager, CFO, Treasurer and/or Executive Director.

  • Be responsive to all requests of the Accounting Manager, CFO, Treasurer and/or the Executive Director.

  • Assist in providing necessary staff with an understanding of the importance of maintaining the highest level of financial accuracy and integrity.

  • Develop a friendly cooperative relationship with vendors.

  • Assist the CFO, Treasurer, Budget and Accounting Managers with the budgeting process.

  • Notify Accounting Manager of unusual payables presented.

  • Render services in accordance with the terms and conditions defined in the employment agreement with Constellation Schools, LLC.

  • Deal impartially and justly with all persons regardless of the physical, mental, emotional, political, economic, social, religious, or racial characteristics.

  • Represent the organization professionally and treat everyone in a respectful manner.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Accounting Manager, CFO, Treasurer and/or Executive Director.

  • Adhere to the Staff Handbook and all Constellation Schools LLC Policies.

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge and proficiency in accounting principles and practices.

  • Proficiency in the use of computers and current accounting software, spreadsheets and database software.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and cooperatively with staff, and maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.

  • Accounting/Finance degree preferred.

· Accuracy in keyboard skills and proven ability to enter data with attention to detail.

· Able to multitask, prioritize and meet deadlines.

· Must possess excellent communication skills.

· Problem solving skills: able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; able to gather and analyze information skillfully.

· Interpersonal Skills: able to maintain confidentiality, remain open to others’ ideas and exhibit a willingness to try new things.

· Oral Communication: able to speak clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrate group presentation skills and conduct meetings.

· Written Communication: able to edit work for spelling and grammar, present numerical data effectively and able to read and interpret written information.

· Planning/organizing: able to prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans.

· Quality Control: able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness and monitor own work to ensure quality.

· Adaptability: able to adapt to changes in the work environment, manage competing demands and able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.

· Dependability: able to be consistently at work and on time, follow instructions, respond to leadership direction and solicit and accept feedback to improve performance.

Qualified candidates please email a copy of your resume in word format to for further consideration!

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