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Accounts Payable Clerk 10 days ago
Location: Danbury, CT, USA

Job Code: 1032484

Mandatory / Primary Skills:

Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills Strong interpersonal skills for interacting accountants, vendors, and upper management

Job Description:

Position Description:

The Accounts Payable Clerk works under the supervision of Accounts Payable Manager. 

Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling vendor invoices. 

The Accounts Payable Clerk also communicates with vendors and resolves conflicts. 

An Accounts Payable Clerk records vendor invoices in appropriate accounts, identifies and resolves vendor invoice and payment discrepancies and answers vendor inquiries as needed. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances. 

Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries. 

Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities; verifying federal id numbers; scheduling and preparing checks; resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos; issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments. 

Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks. 

Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions. 

Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions. 

Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices. 

Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.


Skills Required:

Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills 

Strong interpersonal skills for interacting accountants, vendors, and upper management 

Strong attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 

Good planning and organizational skills to balance and prioritize work            

Experience Required:

1+ years working in a business office environment 

Accounts Payable system experience    

Education Required:

Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience


Additional Information:

This is a temp-to-hire position.

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