Accounts Payable Specialist in Baton Rouge Salary

An Accounts Payable Specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana earns an average wage of $17.07 per hour.

$27,347 - $38,579
$36K
MEDIAN: $35,608
50%

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$12.18 - $20.55
$12
$17
$21
MEDIAN: $16.63
10%
50%
90%

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$0$41K
Salary $35,608
Bonus $2,150
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,448 - $41,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 7
Hourly Data $0$20
Hourly Rate $12.18 - $20.55
Overtime $19.31
Annual Data $0$41K
Bonus $2,150
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,448 - $41,433
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Accounts Payable Specialist

An accounts payable specialist works with all facets of the accounting system, principally the validation, processing, and filing of invoices. The specialist must make sure that all invoices are accurate and have been properly documented and approved by the authorizing employee prior to making a payment. Once the proper verifications and authorizations are received, the specialist is responsible for submitting payments in a timely fashion. This position also requires preparing and mailing checks, as well as verifying and procuring proper Internal Revenue Service documentation such as 1099 and W-9 forms from vendors. The specialist also files and maintains files for all invoices, accounts payable payments, and tax information for vendors.

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Accounts Payable Specialist Tasks

  • Analyze, prioritize, code and pay bills and invoices, managing vendor or supplier expectations.
  • Make timely payments for internal vouchers and expenses.
  • Reconcile financial statements and forecasts, maintaining files for accounts.
  • Answer inquiries from vendors, suppliers, and employees, and research discrepancies.
  • Write and send checks, recording transactions on internal systems.

About Baton Rouge, Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
228,596
Male:
111,492 (48.8%)
Female:
117,104 (51.2%)
Baton Rouge (/ˌbætən ˈruːʒ/ BAT-ən ROOZH; French for "Red Stick", French: Bâton-Rouge [bɑtɔ̃ ʁuʒ]) is the capital of the U.S. state of Louisiana and its second-largest city. The seat of East Baton Rouge Parish, the city is located on the eastern bank of the Mississippi River. As the "Capital City", Baton Rouge is the political hub for Louisiana, and is the second-largest city in the state after New Orleans, with an estimated population of 228,590 in 2015, according to the US Census Bureau. The metropolitan area surrounding the city, known as Greater Baton Rouge, is also the second-largest in Louisiana, with a population of 830,480 people as of 2015. The urban area has around 594,309 inhabitants. Baton Rouge is a major industrial, petrochemical, medical, research, motion picture, and growing technology center of the American South. The Port of Greater Baton Rouge is the tenth largest in the United States in terms of...
Baton Rouge:
$41,224
Louisiana:
$45,727
$805
Baton Rouge:
$172,600
Louisiana:
$155,600
5.3%

Accounts Payable Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
32%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲4%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Data Processing
▼0%

Accounts Payable
▼0%

National Average
$35,000

Data Entry
▼1%

Paying Invoices
▼6%

Customer Service
▼12%

Vendor Relations
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
5%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 12%