The accounts payable clerk job description details all of the job functions of the accounts payable clerk. In summary, the accounts payable clerk performs accounts payable accounting function including receiving and matching invoices, account coding, preparation of disbursements, and accounts payable-related record keeping.
Reports directly to the Controller. Provides assistance to and receives direction from the General Accounting Manager.
The Accounts Payable Clerk Job Description is mentioned in the following procedures:
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|AS1130 Receiving & Inspection||AS9100|
|FS1090 Purchasing||ISO 22000|
|FS1110 Receiving & Inspection||ISO 22000|
|INV102 Inventory Counts||Accounting Manuals Template|
|PUR102 Purchasing General||Accounting|
|PUR103 Purchasing Project||Accounting|
|PUR104 Receiving & Inspection||Accounting|
|PUR106 Accounts Payable and Cash Disbursement||Accounting|
|QP1210 Receiving & Inspection||ISO 9001 QMS|
|QP1220 Purchasing||ISO 9001 QMS|
A high school diploma is required with courses in accounting preferred. Good communication skills and the ability to work well with people are essential. Familiarity with accounting and spreadsheet applications is required.
Ability to communicate orally with vendors, management, and other co-workers, both individually and in front of a group is important. Regular use of the telephone and e-mail for communication is essential.
Sitting for extended periods is common. Hearing, vision, and speaking within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents.
No heavy lifting is expected. Exertion of up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally may be required. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, copiers, and FAX machines.
Good reasoning ability is important. Able to understand and utilize accounting reports and legal documents to conduct business.
The job is performed indoors in a traditional office setting. Activities include extended periods of sitting and extensive work at a computer monitor and/or calculator.