Accounts Payable Accountant

Perkins Eastman Perkins Eastman Employer:
Pittsburgh, PA, USLocation:
Tue, Nov 14 '17Posted on:

Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 15 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.


The Accounts Payable Accountant is responsible for processing expense reports and invoices for payment to vendors by facilitating invoice coding and approval, checking for invoice accuracy, resolving discrepancies, and entering data into the AP system. The individual will ensure that vendor invoices and employee expense reports are processed and paid accurately and in accordance with deadlines. Additionally this role will continuously evaluate opportunities to increase effectiveness of the AP process.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform data entry of source documents and code to appropriate cost centers and general ledger accounts
  • Review invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Audit employee expense reports and corporate credit card statements to ensure compliance with company policy
  • Preparation of vouchers when necessary for invoices, employee expense reimbursements and other payment requests to include the proper allocations to general ledger and projects
  • Prepare check runs and match to appropriate supporting documents, obtain signatures for checks, and distribute accordingly
  • Accurately file vendor invoices, expense reports, and other source documents in accordance with current filing system
  • Process internal check requests
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions with vendor statements, and research and correct discrepancies
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and projects at multiple levels of complexity as required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience in accounting, preferably with experience in a high volume, fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, displaying professionalism when assisting internal and external customers
  • Possesses strong organizational and time management skills in order to meet deadlines
  • Able to work independently or in a group
  • High standards of accuracy and precision
  • Strong systems aptitude, Microsoft Suite (required), prior experience with Deltek Vision is a plus
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; demonstrates flexibility as priorities change


How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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