AP Clerk

Houston , TX 77041

Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Function: Accounting/Finance Job ID:: 131240 Pay Range: $24-25 / hour

Job Description

Description
 

As a seasoned accounting professional, you will find new and exciting challenges in the Accounts Payable Clerk. As the Accounts Payable Clerk, based in Houston, TX, you will be in a fast-paced, high-volume accounting environment so we need your proven track record of maintaining a high level of detail and accuracy while moving quickly from task to task. 

In this role you will be:
  • Process supplier/vendor invoices timely and accurately. 
  • Ensure sales tax is applied properly to invoices where appropriate.
  • Keep track of payments and expenditures, validating coding and terms. 
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing to system balances.  Provide support for month-end closing review and balance sheet reconciliation. 
  • Be proactive in nurturing positive relationships with our associated sales offices as well as internal customers

Education and Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent required, an Associate degree in business with emphasis in Accounting, preferred
  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in an Accounts Payable position in a high volume, multiple locations, fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of accounting principles related to liabilities and cash disbursements
  • The proficiency in Microsoft Office and intermediate Excel experience is required
  • Experience with ERP systems preferred (SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Syteline, LN, etc).
  • Strong work ethic
  • Highly dependable and flexible
  • Working knowledge of three-way matching is preferred 
  • Strong customer service/interpersonal skills to interact with field staff and vendors on a regular basis
  • The ability to prioritize assignments, deal with interruptions, and meet deadlines in a fast paced and growth oriented environment
  • To demonstrate the ability to grasp and retain new concepts quickly, complete tasks thoughtfully, thoroughly, and efficiently, and can provide suggestions for improvement in processes where needed
  • Available to work overtime hours as required

Core Competencies: 
  • Computer literate
  • 10-key capable
  • Ability to file alphabetically and/or chronologically
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

 
Qualifications Experience Required 5-10 years: Accounts Payable 3-5 years: Cash Disbursements 3-5 years: Advanced Excel Skills

Meet The Recruiter

Renee Bayer
Direct-Hire Recruiter

I am an HR graduate from Texas A&M University! I am passionate about recruiting and helping candidates find their perfect roles. I am currently a Direct Hire Recruiter with Burnett Specialists focusing on accounting, finance, and supply chain. Let me help you find your next career! 

Burnett, a Texas-based staffing and recruiting company, has been consistently ranked number 1 by the Houston Business Journal. Our extensive network of connections with hiring managers and candidates across all industries makes us an invaluable asset to your growth and success. 

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