Accounts Payable Associate

Pay is $15-22.00/Hour
Feb 20, 2013
Mar 22, 2013
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Our client in the south west metro is seeking a contract to hire Accounts Payable Associate.  Pay is $15-22.00/Hour

Position Summary:
Performs accounting and administrative/clerical tasks related to the efficient processing and maintenance of accounts payable transactions.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties

  • Verifies approvals and support on invoices and check requests
  • Codes invoices
  • Evaluates sales and use tax for accuracy or makes proper accruals
  • Prepares and processes invoices
  • Performs data entry of invoices in accounting software
  • Reconciles vendor statements
  • Prepares manual check requests when necessary
  • Audits and processes credit card bills
  • Maintains files and documentation thoroughly and accurately
  • Assists other accounting functions as needed
  • Provides administrative and clerical support to the accounting department

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • High school diploma; Associate's degree preferred
  • A minimum of 2 years of accounts payable experience
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles and applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures
  • Good math skills
  • A basic knowledge of sales tax and ability to learn and understand sales tax requirements for various states
  • Strong planning and organizational skills and the ability to meet deadlines
  • Good problem solving skills; detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with employees and vendors in a professional manner
  • Ability to work and interact with people remotely
  • Ability to work in a high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness
  • Experience using accounts payable software
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Word and Excel

Interested candidate should use the built-in StarTribune application feature to submit your resume or you may email it to with APAKES in the subject line. 

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