Accounts Payable Specialist in Nashville, Tennessee Salary

How much does an Accounts Payable Specialist make in Nashville, TN? In Nashville, an Accounts Payable Specialist takes home approximately $18.18 per hour on average. This is 1% above the national average for an Accounts Payable Specialist which is $18.01 per hour. Wages for an Accounts Payable Specialist in Nashville range from $16.24 per hour to $20.72 per hour. Total Annual Compensation, which includes hourly rate and overtime for an Accounts Payable Specialist in Nashville ranges from $34,045 to $44,763 annually. Job satisfaction is reported as 0 out of 5 stars. In Nashville, women make up the majority of the workforce (86 percent). Many report receiving medical, dental, and vision benefits from their employer.

$16.24 - $20.72
$16
$18
$21
MEDIAN: $18.18
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Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $16.24 - $20.72
Overtime $28.25
Annual Data $0$44K
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$34,045 - $44,763
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 Nashville, Tennessee

Davidson County, Tennessee
626,681
Nashville is the capital of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Davidson County. It is located on the Cumberland River in the north central part of the state. The city is a center for the music, healthcare, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and home to numerous colleges and universities. Reflecting the city's position in state government, Nashville is home to the Tennessee Supreme Court's courthouse for Middle Tennessee. It is known as a center of the country music industry, earning it the nickname "Music City U.S.A." Since 1963, Nashville has had a consolidated city-county government which includes six smaller municipalities in a two-tier system. Nashville is governed by a mayor, vice-mayor, and 40-member Metropolitan Council. Thirty-five of the members are elected from single-member districts; five are elected at-large. According to 2015 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, the total consolidated city-county population stood at 678,889. The "balance"...

Accounts Payable Specialist Job Listings

Key Stats for Accounts Payable Specialist

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Experience Affects Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Late-Career
▲9%

Mid-Career
▲3%

▲1%

National Average
$38,000

Skills That Affect Accounts Payable Specialist Salaries

Accounts Payable
▼0%

Data Entry
▼0%

National Average
$38,000

Microsoft Excel
▼7%

Paying Invoices
▼8%

Vendor Relations
▼8%

Customer Service
▼9%

Gender

Female
86 %
Male
14 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 85%
no benefits
None: