Senior Accounts Payable Specialist

Category: Procurement
Location: Arlington, VA
Job ID: 11818
Posted Date: March 15, 2019

More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.


The Senior Accounts Payable Facilitator, who will perform various duties within the Accounts Payable (AP) function will report to the Accounts Payable Supervisor. The ideal individual will coordinate with all stakeholders to ensure timely processing of all invoices and other AP-related functions. This role will also ensure efficient operations of the AP team by establishing priorities and acting as a knowledgeable source of information regarding policies pertaining to invoice processing. This position requires someone who can work independently, is a self-starter, able to respond in a matrixed, fast-paced environment. The ideal individual must have the ability to multi-task while maintaining full attention to details and priorities.

This role owns the invoice exceptions for the company. They coordinate between the vendors and E*TRADE relationship owners. Excellent time management skills and experience with Microsoft Office are required. Superior customer service experience is always needed to interact with suppliers and maintaining a positive image to all E*TRADE stakeholders.


  • Guide and assist other Accounts Payable team members
  • Research and resolve invoice discrepancies or exceptions, respond to vendor inquiries and handle escalations as needed
  • Analyze and process invoice related documents (invoices, check requests, credits memos, etc.) into the ERP system
  • Review Accounts Payable invoices and ensure they are properly coded to G/L accounts and have proper authorization
  • Monitor the AP aging and exception reports (such as invoices on hold, invoices pending approval and pending G/L coding) on a weekly basis.
  • Assist AP staff resolve issues and minimize past due invoices
  • Establishing good relationships across departments and business units to obtain proper approvals for invoices.
  • Assist during monthly close process
  • Assist with internal/external audit, compliance and special projects as necessary
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned


  • 5+ years of accounts payable experience
  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Computer skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications; primarily Excel
  • Prior experience with SAP Ariba a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work independently, with a strong work ethic, self-motivation and problem-solving skills
  • Must have initiative and be proactive with strong follow through
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Upcoming E*TRADE career events

Tue 18

Atlanta Choice Career Fair

June 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
DoubleTree By Hilton Atlanta 4386 Chamblee Dunwoody Road Atlanta GA 30341 United States