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Kimley-Horn Payables Specialist in Raleigh, North Carolina


Kimley-Horn, one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” is looking for a Payables Specialist to join the corporate Finance and Accounting team in our Raleigh, NC headquarters.

This position will provide accounts payable and expense support to all offices throughout the country. Entry level and experienced candidates are encouraged to apply!


  • Review and approve expense reports to ensure compliance with company policies

  • Follow up with employees regarding items such as unallowable expenses, missing receipts, or clarification on expenses

  • Educate employees on expenses and process of correctly submitting reports

  • Process vendor and sub-consultant invoices, releases, and check requests

  • Review for accuracy, appropriate approvals, valid sales and use tax, and correct general ledger coding

  • Provide support to regional accounting in A/P processes

  • Rotate within A/P group to process check runs

  • Analyze open A/P items and resolve discrepancies

  • Provide response to vendor or employee inquiries and requests

  • Provide back-up for other team members in their responsibilities as necessary

  • Provide high quality internal/external client service


  • Analyze processes or problems and suggest improvements or resolutions

  • Prioritize tasks and handle multiple assignments concurrently

  • Work individually and within a team environment

  • Manage time and stress levels efficiently and professionally

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to be flexible

  • Shows initiative

Desired Qualifications:

  • Two-year accounting degree and/or applicable experience

  • Knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

  • Proficient in Excel and accounting software

  • Deltek Costpoint Accounting Software or a similar program

  • Concur Travel and Expense Reporting Software or a similar program

Office hours are 7:30am – 5:30pm Monday – Thursday and 7:30am – 11:30am Friday.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)