Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk

Reports To: Controller

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Notice: 2 Weeks

Grade: 3


Prepares and processes all accounts payable for the company. Responsible for payment to vendors and maintenance of accurate and timely records of expenditures. Prepares and maintains all supporting documents and distributes reports as directed.


  • Prepares accounts payable checks and codes invoices to proper accounts.
  • Post and summarize cash receipts and disbursements.
  • Verifies and matches invoices and other documentation necessary to process payments and distribute checks according to established procedures.
  • Assist with monthly and year-end close out procedures.
  • Systematically verifies and audits accounts for completeness and accuracy according to established controls.
  • Schedule and assigned duties are subject to change based on the needs of the program and the clients we serve.


  • Knowledge of accounts payable and computerized accounting and data management systems.
  • Ability to maintain moderately complex and automated accounting records in an orderly and accurate manner.
  • Ability to deal with vendors and clients in an efficient and professional manner.
  • Effective work skills such as conscientious, persistent, resourceful, productive, and active. 


  • High school diploma OR equivalency plus one (1) year full time paid experience performing some combination of accounts payable and secretarial duties


  • Graduation from two-year business school with courses in accounting.