Accounts Payable Clerk

The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for performing accounting and clerical tasks related to the efficient & timely maintenance and processing of accounts payable transactions.

Essential Functions:

  • Timely and efficient processing of checks and ACH payments utilizing paperless system; keying vendor invoices and recurring payments, obtaining appropriate approvals for invoices, check requests and expense reports. 
  • Make sure all expense reports have proper documentation and approvals before keying into AP software. 
  • Run checks and ACH payments weekly. 
  • Post ACH/Check payments in Accounting Software. 
  • Print customer billing.
  • File sales and use tax returns monthly. 
  • Prepare 1099’s annually.
  • Preform daily billing in P21/Epicor software.
  • Create new vendor accounts.
  • Maintain vendor files and verify accurate ACH information.
  • Check vendor statements for missing invoices and resolve invoice discrepancies.
  • Answer accounting phone calls and respond to e-mails.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties and assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in general accounting coding of invoices and check requests, invoices and vendor statements preferred.
  • Microsoft office skills, experience with P21/Epicor software helpful.
  • Excellent written as well as oral communication skills; ability to communicate with a diverse group of customers and vendors.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work independently.
  • Good organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Good data entry skills.
  • Knowledge of accounts payable procedures and practices.
  • Account balancing and reconciling skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, professional manner.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrate reliability.

Physical Demands Include, But Are Not Limited To:

  • Must be physically able to perform work assigned.
  • The employee will be required to perform the following actions: standing, walking, balancing, stooping, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, reaching, talking, seeing, hearing and sitting.

Experience:

Minimum of 1-year accounts payable experience in a manufacturing setting a plus. 

Education:

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.   

Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Company paid life, short-term and long-term insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with generous matching
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Profit Sharing

SEPCO is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, genetic information, disability, protected veteran/military status or any other protected characteristic.

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen & a criminal background check

Send resume to:  HR Manager, Jean Ziegert at jeanz@sepco.com.

Author: Anna Claire Howard

Anna Claire Howard is a contributing writer, editor, and content marketing specialist for Sealing Equipment Products Co. Inc. (SEPCO) and has been since Spring 2019. Before those two big life changes, she was the content marketing specialist for Fluke Accelix; assistant editor for Grand View Outdoors, publisher of Bowhunting World, Predator Xtreme, Whitetail Journal, Tactical Retailer, and Shooting Sports Retailer; managing editor for Media Solutions, Inc., publisher of Gear Solutions, Wind Systems, and Thermal Processing magazines; assistant editor for MSI; and the editorial intern for B.A.S.S., LLC, publisher of Bassmaster Magazine and Bassmaster.com. In these B2B/B2C roles, Anna Claire developed an appreciation for the industrial sector, as well as the operators and technicians who make up the workforce. You can find her on LinkedIn at bit.ly/ACHowardLI.