Job description

Accounts payable clerk positions are often entry-level, although many firms prefer at least some previous experience. Candidates for these roles should have strong communication, customer service and organizational skills. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications is expected; familiarity with additional software programs is valued. Companies expect a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent.

Typical duties of an accounts payable clerk

  • Matching, batching, coding and entering invoices
  • Entering, posting and reconciling batches
  • Researching and resolving accounts payable or accounts receivable issues with customers or vendors
  • Updating and reconciling sub-ledger to the general ledger
  • Maintaining cash applications, account reconciliations, chargebacks