Accounts Payable Specialist

Lee Enterprises Inc   Richmond, VA   Full-time     Accounting
Posted on June 15, 2024
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Lee Enterprises is seeking a candidate for the position of Accounts Payable Specialist within its centralized Accounts Payable team. This position is a hybrid schedule after training is completed.

  • Compile invoices and supporting documentation for processing
  • Review invoices for sales and use tax
  • Key invoices and expense account coding into the A/P system
  • Electronically route invoices to appropriate department heads for approval
  • Research payment inquiries as requested
  • Provide high quality service to internal and external customers
  • Assist team members with questions and provide individual training as needed
  • Contribute ideas to improve process efficiencies
  • Provide coverage of workload for other team members
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Ability to prioritize tasks to meet deadlines with high quality work
  • Attention to detail and strong organization skills
  • Strong work ethic and team focus
  • Ability to multitask and work in a face pace work environment
  • Microsoft Office to include excel experience

Experience in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivables, Accounting or an office environment; High School diploma is required.

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a major subscription and advertising platform and a leading provider of local news and information, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 74 markets in 26 states. Year to date, Lee's newspapers have an average daily circulation of 1.0 million, and our legacy websites, including acquisitions, reach more than 34 million digital unique visitors.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.