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Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) Accounts Payable (A/P) Specialist in Laurel, Maryland

Position Information

Functional TitleAccounts Payable (A/P) Specialist

Recruitment Category TypeStandard

Functional CategoryFinance/Accounting


FLSA StatusNon-Exempt

Requisition Number23-0052

Number of Vacancies1

Job LevelNon-Management

Job CodeN/A

Job Description Summary

Organization NameDisbursements

Reports toSection Manager, Accounts Payable

Full or Part TimeFull Time

If Part Time how many hours per week

Regular or TemporaryRegular

Position End Date (if temporary)

Work Schedule

8:15am – 5:00pm

Position LocationLaurel

Position Summary Information

General Summary

TheAccounts Payable Technicianperforms a variety of complex, professional-level accounts payable work in the preparation and maintenance of financial, accounting and statistical records.

Essential Functions

  • Monitors vendor payment related reports (i.e. discounts and invoice aging reports)

  • Reviews and balances pre-selects for payment, select for payment, and post-select reports

  • Transmits and affirms the positive pay, EFT and ACH files to the bank daily

  • Reconciles weekly and monthly check, electronic funds transfers ( EFT ), and wire totals

  • Assists with reviewing and processing monthly and year-end accruals

  • Provides training and initial orientation for new clerical/technical accounting employees

  • Oversees and participates in the coordination, distribution, reviewing and scheduling of work to subordinate accounting clerks

  • Prepares journal entries

  • Participates in user testing of computer applications during upgrades and maintenance

Other Functions

  • Assists with preparing the accounts payable statistical report

  • Assists with the gathering and assembling of documentation for auditors

  • Verifies the scanned weekly A/P invoices, payments (checks, EFTs and wires), and supporting documentation

  • Assists with the completion of vendor credit applications and W-9 requests

  • Classifies and prepares cash receipts and expenditures in accordance with standard accounting principles and account code combinations for WSSC revenue

  • Participates in the formulation and administration of internal processes and procedures for financial/accounting functions

  • Assists with maintaining the iSupplier vendor database

  • Performs other related duties as required

Work Environment And Physical Demands

Work is performed in a business casual office setting.

Required Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities

  • Comprehensive knowledge of clerical accounting practices, accounting terminology, procedures, and computer spreadsheet applications

  • Thorough knowledge of accounts payable payment policies and procedures and their correct application

  • Proficiency with accounts payable software application and check printing software and hardware

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Ability to analyze, interpret, reconcile and resolve problems

  • Ability to research vendor payments for accurate disbursement of funds

  • Ability to proficiently operate calculators, personal computers, and other office equipment

  • Ability to instruct others in their use

  • Ability to perform complex mathematical computations quickly and accurately

  • Ability to train, plan and monitor the work of others

  • Ability to understand and follow complex verbal and written instructions

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with WSSC employees and customers

Minimum Education, Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years of experience in accounting

  • 3+ years of experience in accounts payable

Additional Requirements

This position may periodically require extended work hours to meet critical deadlines, upgrade or enhance systems, or support the monthly and fiscal year-end process.


  • Work experience supplemented by college-level courses in accounting

  • A/P Specialist certification

Salary$26.06 - $39.78

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement


It is the policy of the Commission to select new employees and to promote current employees without regard to race, sexual orientation, sex, religion, national origin, marital status, or handicap. The Commission does not discriminate against qualified individuals with a disability and will make reasonable accommodation for any disability that does not result in undue hardship for the Commission.

Close Date

Open Until FilledYes

Special Instructions to Applicants

Additional Information

All applicants selected will be subject to drug screening and a background check/verification.

This is a Union position represented by the International Brotherhood of the Teamsters’.

In an effort to protect our resources, WSSC Water values the safety & security of its employees, vendors, customers our visitors. In support of this strategic priority, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID -19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our family of H2O People,you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID -19to our Human Resources Office, or you must request an exemption. New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before the first day of hire with WSSC Water. The first day of hire may be adjusted if proof of vaccination has not been received or the exemption process has not been completed.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    • Do you have a High School diploma or equivalent?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Do you have 5+ years of experience in accounting, including 3+ years of experience in accounts payable?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Are you certified as an Accounts Payable Specialist?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Please list your certifications and license numbers.

(Open Ended Question)

    • This position may require extended work hours to complete critical deadlines, upgrade or enhance systems, or support the monthly and fiscal year end process. Are you able to meet this requirement?
  • Yes

  • No

    • Will you, now or in the future, require sponsorship for employment visa status?
  • Yes

  • No

  • Are you an eligible veteran of any branch of the armed forces who has received an honorable discharge or Certificate of Satisfactory Completion of Military Service, the spouse of an eligible veteran who has a service-connected disability or the surviving spouse of a deceased eligible veteran?

  • Yes

  • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume

Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application