Accounts Payable Clerk

    • Job Tracking ID: 512240-690166
    • Job Location: Marlborough, CT
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 24, 2019
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Summary/Objective

This individual is responsible for processing all invoices received for payment and paying all the creditors in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.

Essential Functions

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Process check requests
  • Process credit card bills
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries
  • Assist in month end closing
  • Account reconciliation
  • Fixed Assets entry
  • Licensing
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Assist with other projects as needed

Experience and Skills:

  • 5-7 years of Accounts Payable experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Must have strong work ethics
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures, financial chart of accounts and corporate procedures
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Ability to perform mathematical computations such as percentages, fractions, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division quickly and accurately