Accounts Payable Specialist

The Alexander Company has an opening for an Accounts Payable Specialist.



The Accounts Payable Specialist performs accounting and clerical tasks related to the effective maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions. This position works collectively with the accounting team and performs other duties as required to support the accounting department. The Accounts Payable Specialist will report to the Accounting Manager. The position entails 40 hours per week with work from home (hybrid) opportunities possible after training.


  • Process accounts payable items including invoices, expense reports, check requests, and credit card statements
  • Review items for proper approvals, sales/use tax and documentation
  • Communicate with vendors and co-workers, inside and outside of the department, to resolve differences and obtain all required documentation
  • Code payables in accounting software (entity, account)
  • Investigate and resolve problems associated with vendors, invoices, supporting documentation, and payments
  • File, maintain, and distribute accounting documents, records, and reports
  • Perform other accounting department functions as back-up for the accounting staff
  • Contribute and research opportunities to make more transactions electronic

Preferred Skills / Qualifications

  • Associate degree in accounting preferred
  • Accounts payable or general accounting experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong attention to detail with strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to adapt to change and willingness to learn new skills
  • Ability to follow-up on pending issues, work with multiple entities, and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work cooperatively with a wide range of individuals
  • Knowledge of RealPage Accounting a major advantage


Why The Alexander Company?

The Alexander Company was recently voted a Top Workplace for 2024 by the Wisconsin State Journal. We value quality relationships – our employees care about each other, and care about our partners. We understand the value of and appreciate work/life balance for our employees and promote this with competitive compensation and a generous PTO policy. People are our greatest assets and we place a great importance on employee growth, engagement, and well-being by providing a number of benefits:

  • Half-day Fridays: the office closes at noon EVERY Friday
  • Let’s Get Social: from holiday parties, to sporting events, to company picnics in the summer
  • Dress Code: dress for your day
  • Central Location: We’re centrally located at the Novation Campus on the south side of Madison – five minutes from downtown, 10 minutes from the east and west sides, and easily accessible from HWY 14 and the Beltline.
  • The Usual Suspects: Ample PTO, HMO group health insurance with 85% of premiums covered and 75% of annual deductible (PPO group health insurance also available), dental insurance, 401(k) retirement plan with 2% matching, flexible spending plans for medical expenses, life insurance, and disability insurance.


To Apply

E-mail your cover letter and resume to Jake Jones at