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Accounts Payable Clerk in Melrose, MA at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Melrose, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/24/2018
  • Job ID:
    346660

Job Description


As an Accounts Payable Clerk you will be responsible for a variety of tasks within accounts payable, payments, and reconciliations.
Specific Accounting duties:
* Verifying and processing all invoices and expense reports submitted for payment
*Submitting all vouchers to Chief Financial Officer, for approval
* Maintaining accurate and up-to-date vendor files in the Great Plains system
*Examining vouchers for any required sales tax payments
* Serving as primary point of contact for vendors and staff with questions about expenses and payables
* Working with the Senior Manager, Finance & Operations, to coordinate reimbursement of staff travel expenses every pay day
* Maintaining electronic, digital, archival record of accounts payable (i.e., "paperless office")
* Generating checks and initiating electronic (ACH) payments every week
* Processing voided checks, as necessary and update Daily Cash Report schedule for payments and voided checks
* Preparing month-end general ledger reconciliation of Accounts Payable *Working with the Senior Manager, Finance & Operations each month to identify any necessary expense accruals
* Reconciling sales tax account and preparing the monthly / quarterly Sales Tax return
* Assisting the Chief Financial Officer in reviewing quarterly expense projections
Job Requirements
For this accounting role we are looking for a self-motivated enthusiastic team player with accounts payable experience.
* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting OR Business preferred, but not required
* 2 years of accounting experience
* Familiarity with general ledger and accounts payable software, especially Microsoft Dynamics Great Plains, Excel, and Word
* Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines