S&ME, Inc.
  • 29-Apr-2020 to 2020-06-30 (EST)
  • 2910-RALEIGH
  • Raleigh, NC, USA
  • Full Time

S&ME is proud to offer high quality, affordable, comprehensive financial and wellness benefits. The package includes a 401 (k) retirement plan; an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP); medical, dental, life and disability insurance; a full suite of voluntary products; a Flexible Spending Account and an Employee Assistance Program; and paid holiday, vacation and sick time. We also provide employees with an opportunity to further their professional growth through certification training and our Credential Incentive Program.

Position:  Accounts Payable Specialist

Requisition Number:  2020-2910-06



S&ME is an employee-owned engineering firm that provides civil, geotechnical, environmental, planning, landscape architecture, survey and construction services. Consistently ranked in the top 100 of ENR's Top 500 Design Firms, our markets are diverse and include transportation, energy, water/wastewater, commercial development, industry, healthcare, education and government. We recruit top talent and are currently seeking a full-time Accounts Payable Specialist to join our corporate finance team in Raleigh, North Carolina.




  • Receive and route vendor invoices to the appropriate parties for approval;
  • Review all invoices for appropriate approvals and account coding prior to invoice entry;
  • Enter and post vendor invoices;
  • Prioritize invoices according to discount and payment terms;
  • Manage payment processing; currently via check, but the company will be moving towards processing via ACH, wire and check;
  • Handle employee expense reports, ensure accurate charging to the appropriate projects and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries as authorized;
  • Ensure company credit card transactions are properly entered into the system and paid timely;
  • Analyze invoice and payment discrepancies and work with business units/locations/project managers to resolve issues;
  • Monitor the accounts payable inbox for invoice submissions and vendor/employee inquiries;
  • Maintain accurate and current vendor data, i.e. name, address, payment terms, W-9's on file, TIN's, vendor contact information, default expense account association and notation of authorized approvers;
  • Assist with administrative tasks for department including record keeping and filing;
  • Assist in period close process and ensure compliance with period close calendar;
  • Assist with external financial audits and other due diligence requests;
  • Support accounting team's commitment to timely and accurate processing of accounting transaction;
  • Perform other special projects as directed.




  • High School Degree or GED required; Associate's degree or higher preferred;
  • At least two (2) years accounts payable experience;
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements;
  • Knowledge of BST Software experience or related accounting software preferred;
  • Proficient with basic functions of Microsoft excel such as pivot tables, simple formulas, and copy/paste;
  • Experience in an Architecture/Engineering/Construction (A/E/C) industry preferred;
  • Exhibits a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality;
  • Excellent data entry skills;
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines;
  • Self-starter and ability to work in a team-based environment;
  • Ability to take direction and implement changes;
  • Ability to adapt to a changing business environment and maintain a positive attitude;
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills.



This position will require in-person training, as well as an in the office and work from home rotation with other members of the Accounts Payable team during the COVID pandemic.



This is a full-time position with competitive pay based on experience. Successful candidate must meet requirements of the company's Fleet Management Program, Substance Policy and Reference check program. Submit resume, cover letter, salary expectations for consideration. Only qualified candidates with acceptable employment eligibility verification (I-9) will be considered. Visa assistance not provided.  S&ME reserves the right to fill this position with an internal or external candidate at any time during the search.  S&ME is not responsible for unauthorized job postings or submissions of resumes using external links/websites.



No candidate/recruiter calls, personal calls or walk-ins accepted.



An Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

S&ME, Inc.
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