Accounts Payable Specialist in Alpharetta Salary

An Accounts Payable Specialist in Alpharetta, Georgia earns an average wage of $19.83 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$34,439 - $68,816
$45K
MEDIAN: $45,000
50%

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$16.59 - $20.11
$19
MEDIAN: $19.27
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$0$69K
Salary $45,000
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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$30,890 - $69,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 6
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $19.27
Overtime $28.95
Annual Data $0$69K
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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$30,890 - $69,632
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 Alpharetta, Georgia

Fulton County, Georgia
60,903
Male:
30,377 (49.9%)
Female:
30,526 (50.1%)
Alpharetta is an affluent city and suburb of Atlanta located in north Fulton County, Georgia, United States. As of the 2010 census, Alpharetta's population was 57,551. The estimated population in 2014 was 63,038. In the 1830s, the Cherokee people in Georgia and elsewhere in the South were forcibly relocated to the Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma) under the Indian Removal Act. Pioneers and farmers later settled on the newly vacated land, situated along a former Cherokee trail stretching from the North Georgia mountains to the Chattahoochee River. One of the first permanent landmarks in the area was the New Prospect Camp Ground (also known as the Methodist Camp Ground), located beside a natural spring near what is now downtown Alpharetta. It later served as a trading post for the exchanging of goods among settlers. Known as the town of Milton through July 1858, the city of Alpharetta was chartered on December 11, 1858, with...
Alpharetta:
$87,837
Georgia:
$49,342
$1,142
Alpharetta:
$316,800
Georgia:
$148,000
4.1%

Accounts Payable Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
23%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
$42,000

Experienced
▼5%

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Microsoft Office
▲9%

Accounts Payable
▲8%

Paying Invoices
▲6%

Microsoft Excel
▲4%

National Average
$42,000

Data Entry
▼1%

Customer Service
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
46%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 90%
no benefits
None: