The Accounts Payable Clerk performs a variety of accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient maintenance and processing of payable account transactions, records and invoices. The position reports to the Accounts Payable Manager.
Responsibilities and Duties
Reviews payable accounts to assure that information is properly registered and that records contain appropriate authorization for payment
Calculates, classifies, and records numerical data to maintain complete and accurate financial records
Performs a combination of routine calculations, posting, and verification duties
Obtains primary financial data for use in maintaining accounting records
Set invoices up for payment
Assures compliance with prompt pay guidelines for provider payments
Put together and process accounts payable checks and electronic payments
Resolve bill discrepancies
Correspond with vendors regarding inquiries
Checks the accuracy of figures and calculations recorded by other workers
Assist with month end and year end close
Duties may also include: listing of accounts payable; maintenance of a general ledger; maintaining updated vendor files and file numbers; monitoring accounts to assure that payments are up to date; and printing and distributing monthly financial reports
Perform related duties as assigned
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
This position requires the ability to set objectives and prioritize workflow; proficient in written and oral communication sufficient to handle projects and problems, develop strong working relationships with divergent groups; ability to solicit cooperation from persons and departments throughout the organization; ability to make evaluations concerning day to day operations; ability to prepared concise and accurate reports and plans. Knowledge of economic and accounting principles and practices and the analysis and reporting of financial data related to accounts payable practices. Strong organization skills.
A high school diploma and two (2) years of experience in accounts payable; or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the essential knowledge and abilities to perform the job.
Additional Training Preferred:
Previous experience in a behavior healthcare agency.
$32,663 - $56,229
High School or better
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization