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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Accounts Payable Clerk

Chicago, USA


Job Description


Position Summary

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for providing financial and administrative support in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate operations. Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying and reconciling invoices


Essential Job Functions

● Provide clerical support necessary to pay the obligations of the agency

● Perform routine calculations, post transactions and process invoices

● Verify financial data for use in maintaining accounts payable records

● Allocate expenses to appropriate department and program

● Review invoice items, prices, or receiving signatures

● Obtain proper information and/or data regarding invoice payments

● Record accounts payable transactions in accounting system

● Cut authorized checks and obtain required signatures

● Assemble invoices and prepare check requests

● Verify addresses and federal ID numbers of vendors

● Verify all coding, and review invoices and requisitions for payment approval

● Check vendor files for previous payments and assign voucher numbers

● File copies of invoices, documentation and correspondence

● Receive, count and log cash receipts

● Maintain cash book and other control records

● Respond to inquiries and resolve accounts payable issues

● Prepare reports and other records as required

● Assist with voucher preparation

● Maintain positive, cooperative, and mutually supportive relationships

● Display the highest ethical and professional judgment, behavior and standards

● Perform other duties as assigned



● A minimum of a High School diploma or GED equivalent, Associate’s degree in Business or Accounting preferred

● 1 -3 years of clerical accounting experience

● Knowledge of Microsoft Office or accounting software

● Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written

● Analytical and problem solving skills

● Strongly detail oriented

● Confidentiality of sensitive material and information

Company Description
Confidential Staffing firm in downtown Chicago.

Role: Accounts Payable Clerk
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Location: Chicago,

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