ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CLERK
Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk
Position Type: Full Time
Reports to: Accounting Manager
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Classification: Non-Exempt Salaried
Perform accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.
Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities
- review and verify invoices and check requests
- sort, code and match invoices
- set invoices up for payment
- enter and upload invoices into system
- prepare and perform check runs
- monitor accounts to ensure payments are up to date
- research and resolve invoice discrepancies and issues
- maintain vendor files
- correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries
- assist with month end closing
Education and Experience
- knowledge of accounts payable
- knowledge of general accounting procedures
- knowledge of Elite accounting software preferred
- proficient in data entry
- 2-5 years accounts payable or general accounting experience
- organizing and prioritizing
- attention to detail and accuracy
- communication skills
- problem-solving skills
- team work
- ability to meet deadlines
- ability to read and interpret documents
- ability to apply basic math concepts
- apply common sense understanding to carry out written and oral instructions
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
No travel is expected for this position
This job operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This is a largely sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. This job also will require ordinary ambulatory skills; or the ability to stand, walk and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10 - 50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate office equipment.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. The employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.
A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. The requirements listed in this job description are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.
Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C. (BWM&S) provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
In keeping with the above conviction, BWM&S is committed to assuring that:
All recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, and other employment related programs are provided fairly to all persons on an equal opportunity basis without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law;
Employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action; and
All personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, training, and participation in social and recreational programs are administered without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
BWM&S believes in and practices equal opportunity and affirmative action. All employees are responsible for supporting the company’s equal opportunity and affirmative action policies and programs. Managers and employers are expected to assist the company in meeting its objectives in these areas.