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Accounts Payable Specialist

Company: Miles Sand & Gravel Company
Location: Puyallup, WA
Position Type: Full Time, Monday - Friday
Application Closing Date: July 31, 2022 or until filled
Compensation: DOE

Job Description:


The Accounts Payable Specialist is responsible for the day to day accounts payable processing and payment for Miles Sand & Gravel. This position provides accounting support and information for managers, staff, and employees relating to accounts payable.  Duties include processing accounts payable invoices and payments, understanding approval/workflow procedures, producing a wide variety of correspondence and documents using a personal computer, and a variety of special projects.


  • Prepares and processes a high volume of accounts payable invoices and payments ensuring that payment is timely and accurate.
  • Uses Dynamics GP software to access information and to ensure accuracy of invoices, payments, and coding of expenses for the company. Researches and resolves all accounts payable issues, questions, and problems.
  • Ensures accurate input, proper expense accounting, and prompt payment.
  • Identify and capture vendor discounts when available.
  • Works with vendors to resolve questions/disputes and ensures that services are not interrupted.
  • Ensures that all monthly closing activities are accurately completed on time.
  • Utilizes computerized report writers and spreadsheets to assist in the performance of duties
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Accurately workflow AP documents to the appropriate approvers.
  • Reconcile vendor statements to ensure we stay current with all vendors.
  • Understand Manufacturing and Extraction Exemptions
  • Understand Resale certificates
  • Collect W9s and set up new vendors
  • Understand 1099 changes and impacts to AP
  • Complete Dynamics GP integrations

Adapt to new AP workflow system and electronic filing

Job Skills and Requirements:

Controls over position:

The position reports directly to the Controller and works independently to handle multiple tasks. The position interacts widely with employees, managers and officers throughout the company. The position will work side by side with our other AP admin who initially will oversee their work and be responsible for check cutting.


Required qualifications:

  • 2+ years of accounts payable experience.
  • High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred.
  • Must have strong work ethic.
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter.
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude and reliable.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook. Great Plains experience a plus.
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately
  • Drug free.


Preferred qualifications:

Knowledge of Great Plains Accounting software.

Familiarity with digital workflow of documents.

Email/Fax resumes to:

Miles Sand & Gravel Company
Fax – 253.444.0744