Accounts Payable Specialist

New York, New York, United States

Ref#: POS-4729

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Two Sigma Investments seeks a talented accounts payable specialist to join our highly motivated, innovative team. 
This person will be responsible for a variety of accounts payable activities which include:
Coding and entering invoices into general ledger system and preparing check payments, ACH payments, wire payments and wire transfers.
Reviewing supporting documentation submitted for completeness, accuracy, and proper approval.
Preparing year end 1099 reports.
Assisting with maintenance of employee expense reporting system, including workflow and processing expense reports.
Processing market data invoices and coordinating soft dollar payments through brokers, when applicable.
Correctly identifying assets that require capitalization and entering into the fixed asset module and assisting with monthly reconciliation.
Identifying and accruing sales tax on applicable invoices.
Researching and resolving A/P related issues with vendors and employees.
Assisting with other accounting projects as needed.
Assisting with accounts receivable tasks as needed.
Requirements Include:
2-4 years of experience in accounts payable preferably in the financial services industry.
Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field.
Strong academic record.
Proficient in excel.
Ability to multitask, meet deadlines and effectively adapt to changing priorities.
Solid written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
The ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with employees in all departments.
Self-starter, motivated, ability to think critically.
Experience with Concur Travel & Expense.
Experience with the following systems is a plus:
Lawson – GL, AP, AR, AM, CB, Smart Office.
MHC Document Express/MHC Image Express.
Wall Street Systems – Treasury Workstation.
FITS Market Data System.