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Accounts Payable in Bloomington, MN at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 8/21/2019

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Job Description

Accounting Now is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk for one of our valued clients!

We are one of the fastest growing financial recruitment companies in the country specializing in matching financial professionals with the right contract or full-time job opportunities in finance, accounting and banking.

The Accounting Clerk is responsible for handling accounts payable, payments, and reconciliations. We are looking for a self-motivated accounting clerk who is detail oriented and a team player.

Job Responsibilities:
As an Accounting 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 Chapter Dues payments once a month and Regional Allocation Program (RAP) payments
* 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 Virginia 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.

Additional Accounting Clerk requirements:
* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
OR Business
* 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