Accounts Payable Clerk

JJ McDonnell & Co Inc
Elkridge, MD
Oct 20, 2021
Oct 23, 2021
Full Time
Description:J.J. McDonnell is a fast paced, established company located in Elkridge, Maryland that is growing. We are in need of an Accounts Payable Clerk with 2 to 3 years demonstrated, hands on experience. The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for processing all invoices received for payment and for undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient, and timely manner.We are looking for a reliable, detailed oriented professional to join our team who will embrace and live our company values and behaviors: Teamwork, Respect of Self and Others, Balance, Trust, Honesty & Integrity, Desire to Excel, Strong Work Ethic, Open & Transparent, and Humble.Does this sound like you? Then keep reading Performing day to day financial transactions, including verifying, classifying, computing, posting, and recording accounts payable data.Correspond with vendors regarding any invoicing issues or discrepancies, resolve in a timely manner.Processing accounts and incoming payments in compliance with financial policies and procedures.Create and mail monthly invoices.Correspond with customers regarding any billing issues or discrepancies, resolve in a timely manner.Preparing bills, invoices, and bank deposits.Reconciles processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.Charges expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and 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.Issues stop-payments or purchase order amendments.Maintains historical records by filing and scanning documents.Reports sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices.Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.OTHER DUTIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:Cross train to help other team members as a backup.Complete special projects as assigned.Other duties as assigned.DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education and Experience:High School DiplomaTwo to three years proven working experience as Accounts Payable experience in a position of comparable scope and size to the Company.Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles.AA Degree or bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or related field a plus.Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Must be reliable, trustworthy, and maintain confidential records.Ability to work independently, problem solve and follow established protocol.Strong analytical, organizational, and communication (both written and verbal) skills.Ability to work effectively on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with accuracy.Strong work ethic with a cooperative mindset that is willing to assist others.Strong attention to detail, especially when working through aggressive deadlines.Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including the ability to navigate/create excel spreadsheets.Data entry skills along with an aptitude for numbers and reasoning abilities.Customer service orientation and negotiation skills.Excellent problem solving and organizational skills.Ability to learn new software packages.If this sounds like an exciting opportunity to you, then don't wait, CLICK APPLY! JJ McDonnell is proud to provide a diverse work force experience. We are an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, veteran or disability status. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We thank all individuals for their interest in JJ McDonnell, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. . Requirements:

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