Accounting: AP & AR/Billing Specialist for stable family oriented Construction Company

Vertical Careers, Inc. - Mckinney, TX

AP & AR/Billing Specialists | Accounting | Accountant Job Descriptions

Our client is a privately held family-oriented Construction company located near McKinney, Texas and they are seeking an Accounts Payable [AP] and an Accounts Receivable [AR] Specialists to join their Accounting Team. These are 2 separate openings. 

NOTE: Client prefers Temp to Hire but open to Direct Hire for working candidates. When applying please indicate which role you’re most suited for and T-H or D-H.

Accounts Payable Job Description:

  • Process vendor invoices in a timely manner, including obtaining proper approval, matching, coding and entry into Accounting System
  • Research, reconcile, and resolve invoice issues (pricing, quantities, product, policy non-compliance, etc.)
  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with processing of invoices and purchase orders
  • Review and reconcile vendor statements received
  • Execute cash disbursements for payments in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Provide customer service and support to internal departments and vendors with respect to various accounts payable inquiries
  • Maintain financial information, files and records (i.e. copies of paid invoices, checks, approval documentation, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies
  • Assist with special projects and perform additional duties as requested
  • Assist with internal and external auditor inquires as requested
  • Complete month-end and year-end close processes as requested

Accounts Receivable/Billing Job Description:

  • Daily cash apps, records customer payments and transactions related to accounts receivable in Accounting System
  • Create invoices and submits to customers
  • Maintain and update customer files, including name or address changes, mergers, or mailing attentions
  • Create aging reports regarding the current status of customer accounts as requested
  • Perform collections calls to customers as needed
  • Research customer discrepancies and past-due amounts with the assistance of the Credit Manager and other staff
  • Collaborate with the Credit Manager to reconcile accounts receivable on a periodic basis
  • Assists Controller in reconciling revenue accounts each month
  • Copy, file, and retrieve materials for accounts receivable as needed
  • Relays changes of information to appropriate staff


  • AA degree or Some college preferred in Accounting or Business-related field
  • 5+ years of AP and/or AR /Billing experience required for the respective roles
  • Job Costing, Percentage of Completion | POC experience highly preferred
  • Industry preference for construction, general construction – residential or commercial, real estate, engineering, manufacturing, industrial, etc.
  • Excellent attention to details and facility with numbers
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Good judgment, logic, and ability to learn new things quickly
  • Superb organizational skills and desire to get it right
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Must have good communication, teamwork, and organizational skills

Posted On: Thursday, April 8, 2021
Compensation: Market Pay DOE

Position Contact
Eva Chiu
Managing Partner| Executive Search
(626) 608-5228,

Eva Chiu has 20 years of specialized staffing and recruitment expertise. Eva is known for her energy, enthusiasm and passion for connecting the right people with the right opportunities whereby helping you "Step Up in the World!" Her dedication to providing the highest quality service to both clients and candidates is one of her strongest attributes. Prior to Vertical Careers, Eva spent nearly 10 years with one of the nation’s largest specialized staffing firms first, as an account manager, and then as an executive recruiter specializing in accounting and finance professionals, achieving numerous accolades, including:

  • Superstars 2003, 2004 (Account Manager)
  • Superstars 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009 & 2010 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Rookie of the Year 2005 (Executive Recruiter)
  • Southern California Executive Recruiter of The Year 2006
  • Platinum Club 2006, 2008 & 2010 (Top 5%)
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