Accounts Payable Clerk

Pico Rivera, CA

$ 18.00 - $ 20.00 Accounting
1/21/2021 3:14:00 PMPST
Job Type: Retail Contract
Minimum Experience: Not Specified
Recruiter Name: Kathryn Tobias

Job Description

Our client has immediate need for an Accounts Payable Clerk for our Accounting Department.  This will be a full time Monday-Friday role during normal business hours. They are looking for someone to start ASAP.  
Under close supervision, with full cycle accounts, the Accounts Payable Clerk performs prescribed      
Accounts Payable tasks. Responsible for performing a range of accounting and clerical tasks related to the accounts payable department. This includes receiving, processing, verifying invoices, tracking and recording purchase orders and processing payments. 
 
JOB FUNCTION/PURPOSE
  • Reviews, verifies and matches invoices, packing slip, and purchase orders and looks for approvals if required.
  • Researches and resolves invoice discrepancies and escalates if necessary.
  • Enters invoices into system and prepares and performs check runs.
  • Ensures payments are up-to-date and ensures all discounts are taken.
  • Checks payable items daily and checks daily payable item list for accuracy.
  • Communicates frequently and effectively with vendors, peers and supervisors in verbal and in writing on matters of accounts payable transactions.
  • Prepares weekly cash requirement for check run and wires and gets approval before processing payments.
  • Reconciles vendors” AR aging with Bay Cities” AP aging at month end and analyzes variances.
  • Produces month end open PO report and AP accrual report and makes accurate AP accrual entries.
  • Reconciles AP accounts at month end and update schedules and close payables on time.
  • Assists with month end closing and provides supporting documentation for audits.
  • Obtains proper approvals and code correct GL accounts for all expenses, and processes expense reports and delivers all reimbursement checks on time.
  • Sets up and maintains the fillings for the payables and disbursement checks.
  • Prepares 1099 at year end.
  • Assists internal and external audits.
  • Accurately review, code and process vendor invoices. 
  • Ensures bills and payroll are paid in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to departmental procedures
  • Performs other tasks as required.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES
  • Bachelor"s degree in accounting a plus
  • 3-5 years accounts payable or general accounting experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of accounts payable and general accounting procedures and process.
  • At least two-year full cycle AP experience.
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles. 
  • High degree of attention to detail.
  • Proficient in Excel and Word.

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm with potential overtime and weekends
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