The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for accurately processing and recording all vendor invoices and ensuring timely payments to suppliers. This role plays a crucial part in maintaining the financial health and integrity of the organization by efficiently managing the accounts payable process. The Accounts Payable Clerk will collaborate with various departments, suppliers, and internal stakeholders to resolve any payment discrepancies and maintain positive relationships with vendors.
Receive and review vendor invoices for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to company policies and procedures.
Enter invoices into the accounting system, ensuring proper coding, classification, and documentation for accurate record-keeping.
Verify that invoices have appropriate approval and supporting documentation before processing for payment.
Resolve any discrepancies or issues with invoices by coordinating with internal departments and vendors.
High school diploma or equivalent (Associate’s degree in accounting or finance is preferred).
Proven experience as an accounts payable clerk or in a similar role.
Strong understanding of accounts payable processes, principles, and best practices.
Proficiency in using accounting software and MS Office applications, particularly Excel.
Attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.