Accounts Payable Associate
San Diego, CA 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description

Kleinfelder has been connecting great people to the best work since 1961. We are engineers, scientists, and construction professionals providing solutions that improve our clients' transportation, water, energy, and other private infrastructure. As a responsive, cross-disciplinary team of bright, curious, and innovative problem-solvers, we are dedicated to doing the right thing, every day, on every project from over 60 offices in the US, Canada and Australia.
Built on a foundation of excellence, Kleinfelder is committed to client-focused solutions. Through our depth of experience and thorough understanding of environmental, regulatory, economic, and civic conditions, we identify and address challenges with innovation and common-sense. Kleinfelder's integrated, award-winning experts collaborate with clients to meet their objectives - from project inception through design and execution. Connecting great people to the best work is our purpose - together, we deliver.
Our San Diego office is looking for an Accounts Payable Associate to join our team!

Position is responsible for administrative management of all aspects relating to cash disbursements. Reviews and verifies vendor invoices to ensure accuracy; enters invoices into financial system and schedules prompt payment to suppliers and creditors; typically works with moderately large or complex invoices. Process, review, and prepare payments of employee expense reports and reimbursements in accordance to company policy with appropriate approvals. Classifies and codes transactions to appropriate general ledger accounts; balances and reconciles data from various sources in accordance with predetermined standards; checks and verifies accuracy of vendor invoice or reports; identifies discrepancies and determines course of action. May produce non-routine reports, gathering information from several sources. Under general supervision from Supervisor/Manager works within specific guidelines and protocols on non-routine assignments.

  • Provides Accounts Payable administrative support for the Department by performing in specified daily activities including maintaining all Accounts Payable files, reconciling vendor statements, data entry, preparing check runs and other general duties assigned.
  • Plans for and uses resources efficiently, always looks for ways to reduce costs and increase efficiencies.
  • Serves as backup on other Accounts Payable tasks.
  • Follows all specified procedures to accurately prepare month-end Accounts Payable accruals, and the reversal for the following month.
  • Follows and adheres to all federal and state regulations, client requirements and contracts, and company policies and procedures including but not limited to taxes, labor laws, safety, building codes, or environmental regulations.
  • Communicates information in a respectful and organized manner, produces written information that is appropriate for the intended audience.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school, preferred.

Experience: 1 - 3 years of accounting or related experience required. Designated department experience desired.
This position may require work on projects requiring full vaccination from COVID-19. If that is the case, you will be required to show proof of vaccination or an acceptable exemption in order to work on the project.

Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid holidays.

Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans (Compliant with the new VEVRAA and Section 503 rules)
Please note that Kleinfelder does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, Kleinfelder will not consider or agree to payment for any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Kleinfelder explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resume, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Kleinfelder.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1 to 3 years
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