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Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Order ID:287
Web Publication Date:11/7/2019
Job Location:Burlington, VT

Company Information:

Resonance is an award-winning frontier market solutions firm based in Burlington, Vermont, that helps a variety of donor, commercial and investor clients around the world to catalyze lasting impact. We envision a prosperous and just world of thriving markets, healthy ecosystems, and vibrant communities where business, governments and citizens work together creating a better world for all. Resonance seeks to catalyze large-scale social, environmental, and economic change by fostering new and dynamic forms of collaboration. We do this by fostering public-private partnerships, facilitating sustainable investment, and providing deep analytical insights in frontier markets. We strive to merge strategic insight with practical on-the-ground knowledge into an integrated approach that emphasizes results. We seek candidates who are ready to apply their analytical and problem-solving skills to some of our planet’s greatest challenges in an entrepreneurial, fun, and fast-paced environment. We are looking for passionate and committed people who can work in a highly collaborative environment to deliver results for our clients and stakeholders around the world.

Brief Description:

Resonance is seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist to join our growing team in Burlington, VT. As a member of the Finance team, working under the supervision of Controller and in close collaboration with the Project Operations department and project staff across Practices, the Accounts Payable Specialist plays an integral role in maintaining the timely and accurate processing of accounts payable items. The Accounts Payable Specialist will process a wide variety of project accounts payable items, including consultant labor invoices, consultant and employee project travel expense reports, corporate credit card transaction, and project subcontractor and vendor invoices. They will become an in-house expert on expense reporting and vendor invoice submissions, ensuring that these submissions contain the proper supporting documentation, have been prepared in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations as well as Resonance’s internal policies and procedures, and are entered into the Company’s accounting system on a timely basis. This is a full-time position based in Burlington, VT.  


1. Ensure efficient, accurate, and timely processing of accounts payable items including:
• Vendor invoices for Resonance short-term consultants, long-term project staff and/or payroll companies.
• Travel and non-travel expense reports for Resonance consultants, and project and home office staff.
• Invoices for the Company’s subcontractors and other vendors.
• Corporate credit card transactions.
• Enter these accounts payable items into the Company’s accounting system, Deltek/Costpoint.
2. Answer questions from staff, consultants, and vendors on the status of payments.
3. Compile, scan, and file documentation in support of client invoices


• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, or related field.
• 2+ years of accounts payable experience.
• Keen attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to accurately enter, check, and analyze numerical data.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office applications.
• Experience working with ERP / accounting software (Deltek/Costpoint a plus).
• Familiarity with the U.S. Government contracting, and the U.S. Government rules and regulations a plus.
• Ability to build rapport and work effectively with stakeholders across the organization.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Eligibility to work in US.  

How to Apply:

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and three references to jobs@resonanceglobal.com. Please include “Accounts Payable Specialist” in the email subject line, and save documents (cover letter, resume, and references) in one PDF as ‘Last Name_First Name.pdf’. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No phone calls please. Resonance is an Equal Opportunity Employer.