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8750 W Bryn Mawr Ave Chicago, IL 60631 United States

The AP Clerk will complete payments and control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, reconciling, and posting invoices in an efficient, timely and accurate manner. The role requires adherence to related internal controls and processes and procedures. This position will report to the Accounting Manager.
• Completes payments and controls expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.
• Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
• Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
• Pays vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal id numbers, scheduling and preparing checks, and resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation.
• Ensures credit is received for outstanding memos.
• Issues stop-payments or purchase order amendments.
• Pays employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances; preparing checks.
• Maintains accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
• Verifies vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.

• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
• Proficient with MS Office and MS Outlook; hands on experience operating spreadsheets
• Proven ability to calculate, post, and manage accounting figures and financial records
• Demonstrated effective time management skills
• Customer service oriented
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• BS or Associates degree in Accounting or Business Administration

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