Accounts Payable Clerk (Try-it Lancaster)

December 13, 2021by Season Cognion
The Accounts Payable Clerk processes invoices and issues payments, monitors Vendors outstanding balances and ensures all invoices are accounted for at month end.  Additionally, the person will handle some clerical and month end accounting tasks.


The successful candidate will:

  • Successfully complete the first 90 days of training with a review from the Corporate Controller to address accuracy and efficiency of work performed
  • Participate in companies morale building initiative and complete a successful 90 day onboarding period with an assigned mentor



Essential Functions (must be able to be performed with or without reasonable accommodation): 
Accounts Payable:

·         Enters, proofs and posts invoices to A/P ledger for various companies.

·         Product invoices, match receivers and bill of lading prior to payment.

·         Prints A/P checks for various vendors/companies.

·         Prepare and process electronic transfers and payments

·         Is able to pull “back-up” for checks. Processes A/P checks, mails checks, files back-up in A/P filing system.

·         Capable of researching and answering vendor inquiries pertaining to invoices paid and correspond with vendors as necessary to resolve issues as necessary.

·         Ensures all invoices are accounted for at month end.


Accounting Functions:

·         Assist in the preparation of monthly/yearly accruals of inventory and expenses.

·         RCD (electronically deposit) checks.

·         Assist all members of Finance Department with special assignments as assigned.


Clerical Functions:

·         Answer phones, order office supplies, and distribute mail.


The successful candidate will be:

·         Detail oriented

·         Maintain a positive attitude

·         Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

·         Possess time management skills

·         Ability to maintain confidentiality