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Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Summary: We are seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk to join our team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for processing invoices, reconciling accounts, and managing vendor relationships. The Accounts Payable Clerk will work closely with the accounting team to ensure accurate and timely payments.


  • Process invoices and ensure accuracy of data entry
  • Reconcile accounts payable transactions
  • Manage vendor relationships and resolve any issues
  • Assist with month-end closing and reporting
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in accounts payable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and accounting software
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Physical Demands: The Accounts Payable Clerk may be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time and lift up to 25 pounds.

Working Conditions: The Accounts Payable Clerk will work in an office environment and may be required to work occasional evenings or weekends.

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified individuals.

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Accounts Payable Clerk

What is the best way to find and hire a Accounts Payable Clerk near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Accounts Payable Clerk applicants. Employers posting their Accounts Payable Clerk job on Indeed get about 17 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Accounts Payable Clerk applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Accounts Payable Clerk are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 11 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 22 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Accounts Payable Clerk positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Accounts Payable Clerk role?
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Is it OK to text Accounts Payable Clerk job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Accounts Payable Clerks are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 101% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Accounts Payable Clerk applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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