Accounts Payable Specialist Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Accounts Payable Specialist in Alpharetta:
Ask questions, take notes, & look for improvements. Never accept that just because it has been done this way in the past is the only way. Process improvements are value added.

Accounts Payable Specialist in DeWitt:
"Underpaid."
Pros: The data entry and analytical side.
Cons: Monotonous the tasks are very routine and lacks deep comprehension unless you are reviewing a POA document.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Albuquerque:
"Stress level."
Don't get involved with co-workers.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Dallas:
"Pay raises."
Take classes and be as educated as possible in Accounting. Get certified. Ask ahead of time if there are pay raises or opportunities for advancement.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Charlotte:
Pros: Meeting all the elderly.
Cons: Elderly passing on.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Overland Park:
"Financial reporting."
Pay attention to details. Be consistent. Maintain a good customer service attitude. Be flexible.

Accounts Payable Specialist in Whippany:
"Estimate Salary."
I would like to know if I am in the range of what I should be making.