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If you’re looking for a place where you can make a difference, RTI is the place for you. Worldwide opportunities for innovative, collaborative, and passionate individuals to develop as professionals. Every day, our experts come to the office, the lab, and the field in pursuit of our mission to improve the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Through independent research and science-based programs, we are making positive impacts on people and communities around the world. Our diverse team embraces challenges in an inclusive atmosphere that values work-life balance and creates global opportunities for career development. We make that happen by investing in you—dynamic professional development, employee wellness, world-class benefits. Everything it takes to empower you to accomplish our shared mission. Join our team and put your knowledge and skills to work to improve the human condition. See what kind of difference you can make at RTI.

The Accounts Payable Specialist will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of the vendor master. They will serve as a back up to manage payment runs for domestic and international payments. The AP Specialist reports to the Senior Manager, Accounts Payable.
  • Maintain the vendor master file and coordinate new vendor set-up, meeting established service level agreements.
  • Lead vendor maintenance activities periodically throughout the year to maintain a clean vendor master.
  • Serve as a liaison between internal units and customers to address payment questions; resolving issues in a timely an efficient manner.
  • Comply with 1099 regulations pertaining to vendor reporting standards.
  • Oversee and manage payment run processes, ensuring timeliness and accuracy.
  • Maintain all internal controls in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Comply with regulations regarding the retention of financial documents. 
Minimum Required Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma and 4 years of related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and project management skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to analyze and organize data with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to listen and communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work independently
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Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above.  Examples include:  remaining in a stationary position for long periods of time; operating a computer and other office machinery; thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about inside and travel between offices and laboratories; frequently conducting laboratory site inspections (if applicable), ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines, ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require, consistent demonstration of mental stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI procedure 4.2.1. 


RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.
 
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