Account Payable Specialist

Sep 09 2020
Na Ali'i |Honolulu|Full Time
Job Description

Na Ali'i is looking for a Accounts Payable Specialist to be responsible for working with the Accounting Manager to help maintain a sound accounts payable process, to include preparing and entering accounts payable vouchers, reviewing employees’ expense reports and assisting in weekly disbursement runs.  This position is located in Honolulu, Hawaii.



The following reflects management’s definition of essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Management, and/or the customer, may assign additional duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons

  • Preparing and entering accounts payable vouchers, ensuring that all coding (i.e., accounts, projects, amounts, etc.) is correct.
  • Assist with evaluating and identifying internal control weaknesses over accounts payable, and establish and implement internal control improvements, as needed.
  • Process employee expense reports in a timely manner, ensuring that all coding (i.e., accounts, projects, amounts, etc.) is correct.
  • Work directly with employees as needed (i.e., in person and via videoconferencing) to resolve any expense reports issues to ensure that reimbursement to employee will be issued in a timely manner.
  • Assist with setting up vendors in the Accounts Payable system.
  • Assist with setting up employees in the Concur Expense Reporting system.
  • Maintain financial records in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
  • Work with management to ensure timely disbursements of Account Payable as dictated by the terms and conditions of each agreement.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, benchmarking state-of-the-art practices, and participating in professional societies.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.


Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications with emphasis in Word, Excel, Outlook, and on-line search engines required. Previous experience processing vouchers and expense reports. Familiarity with government contracting and related HR requirements.  Knowledge of the Federal Acquisition Regulation and Cost Accounting Standards are preferred but not required.


Education and Experience: This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or similar discipline from an accredited institution as well as a minimum of two years of professional experience in an Accounting & Finance background.  Experience in or work for the U.S. military is also highly desirable.  Must be a U.S. citizen. 


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The Nakupuna Companies are employers of equal opportunity that are committed to hiring a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, ancestry, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or veteran status.