Crawford Mechanical Services, Inc. in Columbus looks for Accounts Payable Specialist


Crawford Mechanical Services is hiring a self-motivated Accounts Payable Specialist to work directly with our Chief Financial Officer, to ensure accounts payables are entered and completed on-time and fall within the scope of work and budget.  Qualified candidates possessing a minimum of 3+ years’ experience will be rewarded with top wages and excellent benefits.  We are seeking an experienced candidate who can analyze expense reports to assign payments to the proper cost centers, work with vendors to resolve past due invoices and reconcile monthly statements with vendors within the construction industry.  Ideally, candidates will work with a sense of urgency, be logical thinkers, have the ability to focus on tasks and deadlines, be detail-oriented and will have the ability to function well under pressure. 

Accounts Payable Specialist primary job duties:

  • Maintains and logs all outgoing disbursements
  • Enters all accounts payable invoices on a daily basis
  • Communicates professionally and respectfully with customers, contractors, owners, architects, engineers, office staff and/or co-workers
  • Assists on occasion with collections of Accounts Receivables
  • Will assist under the supervision of the CFO in the timely and accurate implementation of all aspects of the company’s payroll and payroll-related functions
  • Monitors all vendor payment agreements to find discounts that can be used to reduce invoice amounts
  • Keeps track of credits owed to CMS; ensure all credits are properly applied to vendor payments
  • Reconciles payable reports each month to confirm that all amounts paid were accurate
  • Maintains strict confidentiality regarding any and all company personnel issues, customer relations and business practices and/or strategies
  • Helps to maintain and promote company morale, professionalism and a friendly work environment
  • Answers incoming calls

Accounts Payable Specialist job requirements, qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Minimum 3+ years’ experience in accounts payable/accounting
  • Experience in construction is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Strong communications skills
  • Ability to consistently meet all deadlines
  • Time management and analytical skills
  • Successful background check
  • Successful drug test 


  • Excellent benefits including:

o    Health Insurance
o    Dental
o    Vision
o    401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
o    Paid Holidays
o    Profit Sharing 

Job Type:  Full-time, Exempt
Salary:  $40-45K – Commensurate with experience

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