Accounts Payable Clerk

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Location
Modesto, California
Industry
Accounting & Auditing (Business and Financial Operations Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Salary
US$ 13.46 - US$ 15.88 per hour
Ref. Number
S_34260
Contact
Jeannine Crane, Spherion
Phone
209-465-1500
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Job Description

Job Summary:
The Accounts Payable Clerk (IV) performs accounting and clerical tasks related to the timely and efficient maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.
This position monitors and maintains all payment and other transaction records, and performs required clerical and accounting functions related to the Accounts Payable process.

Responsibilities:
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
??? Reviews and processes of vendor invoices including check requests and employee reimbursements in an accurate and timely manner
??? Assures invoices are approved by the correct authority level
??? Determines and assigns the correct general ledger account and accounting period
??? Accurately enters and posts vendor invoices utilizing multiple software systems
??? Verifies, reviews and posts automated interfaces from multiple sources and processes
??? Tracks expenses to ensure all billings are appropriate, accounted for, and reported timely
??? Communicates with vendors and/or Save Mart personnel regarding invoice and payment inquiries
??? Determines gross profit cutoff dates, performs variance analysis and, if needed, make necessary corrections
??? Prepares and posts general ledger journal entries and account reconciliation's
??? Performs month end and quarter close vendor invoice processes
??? Obtains and updates vendor information for new and existing vendors including W-9s
??? Provides supporting documentation for both internal and external post audit and financial audit firms
??? Files/scans and retrieves vendor invoices from permanent storage
??? Performs other duties as assigned

Working hours: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM

Skills:
Requirements (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
- Understanding of all phases of Accounts Payable process
- Basic understanding of accounting principles
- Customer service and communication skills (written and verbal)
- Intermediate computer skills (Excel, Word, Outlook)
- Proficient 10-key and data entry skills
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Organizational and prioritizing skills
- Ability to thrive in a high volume, fast paced, team environment where accuracy, timeliness and dependability are required
- Ability to work independently
- Ability to meet strict deadlines
- Demonstrates sense of urgency

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
Accounts Payable experience required.
Drug and background screenings required.
Dependability, Accuracy, Solid Communication skills.


Education: High School Diploma (or G.E.D.)
Experience: Six months of related experience
Other: Must be available to work a flexible schedule within the range of 6:30am to 7:00pm. Some overtime required dependent on business needs, to include some Saturday work
Physical: Basic office environment: ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, stoop, use stairs, reach, pull and lift objects
Competencies:
??? Customer Focus
??? Quality/Quantity of Work
??? Personal/Interpersonal Skills

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law. San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance: Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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