AP Accountant (location flexible)

Who we are: 
The Trust for Public Land is a national nonprofit organization that creates parks and protects land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come. We protect the places people care about and create close-to-home parks—particularly in and near cities, where 80% of Americans live.

Position Overview:
The AP Accountant performs support for accounts payable and general accounting. This is a fully remote position.

Summary of Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and manage vendor invoices and inquiries in our AP ticketing system from start to finish. 

  • Communicate with the staff, respond to inquiries, and obtain necessary documentation and approvals for vendor payments in accordance to policy.

  • Ensure accurate expense and invoice coding.

  • Process employee expense reimbursements in accordance to company policy ensuring proper documentation requirements are met.

  • Respond to vendor payment inquiries

  • Enter payments into Lawson Accounting system with accurate coding

  • Combine PDF documents for archiving to the invoice imaging program

  • Verify ACH bank information

  • Process payments to vendors and employees

  • Credit card reconciliation, coding, invoice and approval collection.

  • Bank Reconciliation and General ledger reconciliation.

  • JE data entry

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience in Account Payable

  • Knowledge of 1099 filing process/W-9 requirements

  • Proficient data entry and computer skills, including basic MS Office skills: Word, Excel, Outlook and Accounting system

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize, time manage and multi-task with limited supervision and sometimes under time pressure

  • Superior customer service skills

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Self-starter with a can-do attitude and a team player.

  • Dependability, flexibility and professional demeanor

This is a Temp to Hire position, with the opportunity to become a full-time employee. As a full-time non-exempt employee, you will be eligible for Trust for Public Land’s comprehensive benefits program which includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, vacation, ten + holidays, and a 403(b) retirement plan, currently with an up to 7% company match. We offer competitive salaries commensurate with experience; the hiring range for this position is $56,000-62,000.

Trust for Public Land’s active goal is to be an inclusive and equitable place to work and build community. As the organization actively works to eliminate racial and other disparities it welcomes candidates with diverse backgrounds and/or multicultural skillsets and experiences.