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Accounts Payable Clerk
Ref No.: 18-05591
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 50,000.00 - 55,000.00 /Year
Accounts Payable Clerk
Responsible for the complete, accurate, and timely processing of vendor bills, employee expense reimbursements and other payment requests while providing courteous, timely, and accurate support services to both internal and external customers.  Experience with an ERP system and Excel is preferred.  Must be able to work in a high-volume environment, meeting tight deadlines. 
  • Review Vendor Bills, employee expense reimbursements and other payment requests for proper approvals, sales tax, mathematical calculations, duplicate payments, and proper supporting documents
  • Obtain approvals from department heads on all Vendor Bills before payment
  • Process 3-way P.O. matching Vendor Bills and Packing Slips
  • Prioritize Vendor Bills according to cash discount potential and payment terms
  • Respond to vendor inquiries
  • Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Provide courteous and professional support services to both internal and external customers
  • Prepare forms 1099
  • Prepare batch check runs
  • Regularly tabulate data and compile necessary reports
  • Continuously improve payment processes
  • Following up on outstanding Vendor Bills
  • Assist with other projects as needed
Required Skills and Experience:
  • Must be willing to take ownership for the result of all actions and decisions
  • Needs to be able to work with a group toward a shared purpose or goal by collaborating and cooperating with other business units
  • Willing to support and implement change in order to increase organizational effectiveness.
  • Quick learning self-starter who relates in an appropriate and productive manner to associates, superiors, customers and others
  • 3-5 years of experience in a corporate, accounting environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration preferred
  • NetSuite experience a plus
  • Solid understanding of accounting payable principles
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Moderate level of Excel capabilities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Customer service orientation and negotiation skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail (analytical mindset)
  • An appropriate sense of urgency to get the job done
  • Excellent Verbal & Written Communication