Accounts Payable Clerk

$20 - $25 hourly
Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Position Type: Contract / Temporary to Hire
Work Model: Hybrid
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 137260
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LaSalle Network is working with a family-owned business with over 100 years of history and tradition. They take pride in their legacy and are seeking a detail-oriented Accounts Payable Clerk to join their team and contribute to their continued success.

As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you will play a crucial role in managing the financial transactions of their business. Your primary responsibilities will include processing invoices, reconciling accounts and ensuring timely payments to their vendors and suppliers. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, a keen eye for detail and a commitment to accuracy and efficiency.

Accounts Payable Clerk Responsibilities:
  • Process invoices accurately and efficiently, ensuring proper coding and authorization
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner
  • Prepare and process weekly check runs, ACH payments and wire transfers
  • Communicate with vendors and suppliers regarding payment inquiries and issues
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of accounts payable transactions
  • Assist with month-end close processes and financial reporting as needed
  • Collaborate with other members of the finance team to ensure smooth and efficient operations

Accounts Payable Clerk Requirements:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in accounting or related field preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in accounts payable or similar role
  • Proficiency with accounting software (QuickBooks, Peachtree, etc.) and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

If you are a motivated and detail-oriented individual looking to join a reputable family-owned business with a rich history, we encourage you to apply today!

Thank you,

Sarah Carpenter
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.