Accounts Payable Clerk

$37,000 - $41,000 yearly
  • Continental Management
  • Bingham Farms, MI, USA
  • Jul 22, 2021
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Scope and Purpose

To be responsible under the direction of the Controller to perform a variety of accounts payable tasks including the accurate and timely payment of all invoices for all assigned entities. 



Proficient skills at utilizing computer hardware and utilizing Microsoft products including Excel, Word and Outlook.

Proficient at utilizing accounting or purchasing or payable software and able to learn new software as needed.

Proficient at basic office skills including copying, scanning, e-mailing, faxing and filing.

Proficient with general ledger coding of invoices.

Two or more years experience working in accounts payable environment.

Good communication skills due to significant interactions with vendors, community managers and regional managers.


Duties and Responsibilities


  • Verify proper coding of invoices.


  • Verify approvals for invoices.


  • Process utility bills for house accounts for each property and work with utility companies regarding accuracy of accounts.


  • Update utility usage spreadsheets monthly.


  • Enter invoices into accounts payable system.


  • Print pre-check run reports and submit to accountants each week (Tuesday).


  • Print checks bi-weekly as approved by accountants.


  • Mail out checks.


  • File paid invoices.


  • Close accounts payable at the end of each month by site.


  • Reconcile vendor statements.


  • Maintain vendor list and set up new vendors as needed.


  • Maintain vendor certificates of insurance file.


  • Participate in internal audits of site operations.


  • Assist and research questions from vendors, community managers and regional managers.