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Accounts Payable Clerk

Peterson Manufacturing has an immediate position for an Accounts Payable Clerk. This position Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for processing vendor invoices for payment. They also perform related activities, as directed. The position reports directly to the Corporate Controller and works closely with other members of the accounting team. The Accounts Payable Clerk will also interface with other associates within the Peterson Manufacturing organization at all levels.

ORGANIZATIONAL SUPERVISION, REPORTING AND INTERFACE

The position reports directly to the Corporate Controller and works closely with other members of the accounting team. The Accounts Payable Clerk will also interface with other associates within the Peterson Manufacturing organization at all levels.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Process and Maintain vendor invoices for half of the vendors for Peterson Manufacturing.
  • Match inventory invoices to receiving documents and purchase orders and verify that extensions of quantities and prices match.
  • Verify that non-inventory invoices have been coded to the proper general ledger account.
  • Obtain proper authorization for payment of non-inventory invoices.
  • Input invoice data into the Accounts Payable System, process check runs, and verify open invoices every week and resolve any discrepancies.
  • Ensure that payables are processed in a timely manner and that all discounts are credited in accordance with established company polices
  • Process Freight Invoices through our 3rd Party Freight Payment Service.
  • Other duties, as directed.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

  • Must have above average ability/proficiency in office machine operations
  • Must have the ability to follow general instructions, work independently, and within a team
  • Must be able to work effectively and maintain professional relationships with the Accounting department personnel as well as other company personnel
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Must be able to work on many different projects at one time
  • Analytical skills to resolve discrepancies
  • Possess attitude conducive to meeting deadlines

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have a High School diploma, or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of two years accounting and/or general office/clerical experience
  • Must have good knowledge of standard office procedures and basic accounting principles
  • Must have experience working with accounts payable systems and Excel
  • Experience with BPCS, ERP-LX, IntelliChief, and Infor IDF preferred

ENVIRONMENT

  • Duties are performed indoors at the corporate offices in Grandview, MO.
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 90% of the time.
  • The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets and office machinery
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, computer printer, and phone.
  • The person in this position frequently communicates with others (internal and external) who may have various inquiries, etc.  Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

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This position description indicates the general nature and level of work experience expected of the position holder. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Peterson reserves the right to update and change the job essential duties and requirements in order to meet the needs of the customer, end user, and Peterson, in order to maintain the highest level of performance and service.

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