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Accounts Payable Clerk in Boston, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 5/23/2019

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    Boston, MA
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Job Description

We have an opening for an Accounts Payable Clerk for our Boston area client. The Accounts Payable Clerk will ensure that invoices are processed and paid according to company policy and that any problems or questions relating to accounts payable are resolved or answered.

Job functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Review invoices for accuracy
  • Obtain necessary approvals prior to payment
  • Review GL coding of invoices to ensure expenses are coded in accordance with GAAP
  • Process employee expense reimbursements
  • Create new employee profiles as needed
  • Process non inventory invoices
  • Upload new vendor details and vendor mappings
  • Upload any hard copy invoices received
  • Assign /review/approve invoices for payment
  • Run report and sent to Controller/CFO for approval on payables
  • Run accrual report for all outstanding invoices not approve for payment (month end procedure)
  • Process, reconcile, and review expense reports
  • Set up auto-payments
  • Process payables using multiple payment methods
  • Reconcile corporate credit cards
  • Prepare monthly report for controller for sales tax accruals
  • Run weekly AP aging/cash flow report to forecast payables by week
  • Data entry tasks, including entering & posting in the General Ledger
  • Other accounting tasks as assigned by accounting management
  • Filing


  • Bachelor Degree required
  • 1+ years of experience in an accounting environment
  • Experience with Excel
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills, ability to multitask
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English with tact and diplomacy
  • Reliability, dependability and strong motivation to respond to request quickly
  • Must be independent, patient, analytical, and a problem solver
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work well under pressure