Accounts Payable Clerk

$20 - $25 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:In Office

Location:Carrollton, Texas  [In Office]

Job ID:129120

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Job Description
Our client is a leading provider of industrial refrigeration services seeking a detail-oriented and motivated Accounts Payable Clerk to join their team. As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you will be responsible for managing the company's accounts payable process, ensuring accurate and timely processing of invoices and maintaining effective communication with vendors and internal stakeholders. This role plays a critical part in maintaining the financial health of the organization.

Accounts Payable Clerk Responsibilities:
  • Receive, review and process vendor invoices for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to company policies. Match invoices with purchase orders and contracts to ensure consistency
  • Verify the authenticity of invoices and ensure proper approvals are obtained before authorizing payments
  • Schedule payments in accordance with payment terms and due dates
  • Maintain regular communication/working relationships with vendors and suppliers to address billing discrepancies, negotiate payment terms and resolve invoice or payment issues
  • Accurately record and maintain organized documentation of accounts payable transactions, including invoices, receipts and payment records. Assist with the management of digital and physical records
  • Reconcile expenses against company budgets to ensure compliance and help identify potential cost-saving opportunities. Regularly reconcile accounts payable balances with the general ledger to maintain financial accuracy
  • Monitor vendor performance, evaluate the quality of goods or services received and collaborate with the procurement team to optimize vendor relationships
  • Negotiate favorable terms and discounts with vendors
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, industry regulations and tax laws
  • Prepare reports and documentation for internal and external audits as necessary
  • Issue payments using various methods, such as checks, electronic funds transfers (EFTs) or credit card payments

Accounts Payable Clerk Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent; an associate degree or relevant certification in accounting or finance is a plus
  • Proven experience as an Accounts Payable Clerk or in a similar role
  • Proficiency in accounting software, Microsoft Office and data entry
  • 2 and 3-way match experience
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data processing
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of accounts payable procedures, policies and relevant regulations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong time management and organizational skills

If you are interested and meet the qualifications above, please apply to the Accounts Payable Clerk opening today! 

Thank you, 

Ryan Schlueter
Project Manager, Accounting & Finance 
LaSalle Network 
LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.