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Accounting Specialist, Maryland

CountryUnited States
ABM (NYSE: ABM) is a leading provider of facility solutions with revenues of approximately $6.4 billion and over 130,000 employees in 300+ offices deployed throughout the United States and various international locations. ABM's comprehensive capabilities include electrical & lighting, energy solutions, facilities engineering, HVAC & mechanical, janitorial, landscape & turf, mission critical solutions and parking, provided through stand-alone or integrated solutions. Founded in 1909, ABM provides custom facility solutions in urban, suburban and rural areas to properties of all sizes - from schools and commercial buildings to hospitals, data centers, manufacturing plants and airports.

Job Title
Accounting Specialist

High School or GED

Career Level


Job Type/ FLSA Status
Salaried Non-exempt

Travel Required

Shift Type

Job Description

The Accounting Specialist is responsible for all Accounts Payable related transactions for branches in a centralized Accounts Payable system. This position will be responsible for reviewing, verifying, analyzing, coding and assigning all Accounts Payable invoices. This position will interface with Project Managers and Senior management to ensure accurate and timely processing and coding of all vendor expenses.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : ("Incidental" job duties may be included but must be indicated. Other essential and incidental job duties may be assigned.)
  • Full cycle Accounts Payable management
  • Verify and reconcile all vendor and subcontractor invoices
  • Generate proper General Ledger coding on all incoming invoices
  • Analyze and assign invoices to the proper projects and cost centers
  • Obtain proper verification and approvals of invoices
  • Interface with Project Managers and Senior Management in verifying and reviewing expenses
  • Prepare Accounts Payable related month end journal entries and accruals
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE (Include necessary licenses and specialized training.)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance preferred.
  • Three to five years prior experience in the accounting area.
  • Experience working in a job costing and multi-branch environment strongly preferred
  • Strong Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP) preferred
  • Advanced Computer skills and able to thrive in a fast-paced setting.
  • Experience with JD Edwards or other large automated accounting system a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Expectations for Performance Responsibilities and Behavioral Responsibilities must be met.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS : (The factors described here are representative of those physical demands that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The environmental factors described are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Additional factors, if applicable, must be specified.)
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. Occasional standing and walking is required. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

MD US (Primary)

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