Accounts Payable Clerk

Detroit, MI

Posted: 11/08/2023 Job Number: Aginotti20

Job Description

Accounts Payable Clerk in Detroit, MI 

Pay $21-22 hour

Benefits offered after 90 days: Healthcare, Dental and Optical 

For further consideration please apply or contact Allison @ 586-710-7943 call/text

Accounts Payable Clerk Job Summary:

The Accounts Payable Clerk performs functions associated with the accurate payment of invoices. Essential duties include vendor maintenance, batching and entering invoices for payment, communicating with vendors as well as internal units; monitoring AP reports, processing invoices to meet check printing schedule.

Accounts Payable Clerk Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Sort and distribute incoming invoices for review/approval, whether via email or USPS mail
  • Prioritize invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Process check requests
  • Audit and process credit card bills
  • Match invoices to checks, obtain all signatures for checks and distribute checks accordingly
  • Match and balance invoices for EFT and credit card payment batches
  • 1099 maintenance
  • W9 maintenance-solicit and produce
  • Vendor maintenance
  • Respond to all vendor inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Assist in month end closing-Accurately recording all expenses and researching discrepancies
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Account Reconciliations
  • Contract payment and tracking
  • Process reciprocal club statements on a monthly basis
  • Assist with other projects as needed in the Accounting Department

Accounts Payable Clerk Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong Customer service skills
  • Must have strong work ethics
  • Must be well organized and a self-starter
  • Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
  • 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
  • Ability to exhibit poise, composure and confidence when confronting stressful or high-pressure situations
  • Personally, exhibits a strong commitment to dependability and reliability with the ability to gain the confidence and respect of the customer base
  • Must be experienced in and able to demonstrate proficiency with computerized accounts payable software applications
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office software (Excel, MS Word)
  • Knowledge of Northstar Accounting or similar software is a plus

Accounts Payable Clerk Education and Experience:

  • 2+ years of Accounts Payable experience
  • High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred
  • Strong Excel experience 


For further consideration please apply or contact Allison @ 586-710-7943 call/text


Keywords: Accounts payable, accounting, Excel, Controller, accounts receivable, account reconciliation, AP, expenses, Expense report, basic accounting principles, payments, invoices, 


Job Requirements

Accounts Payable Clerk Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to reach, bend, stoop, stand and lift to 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to sit for prolonged periods of time.
  • Moderate noise level in the work environment.
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