Accounts Payable Clerk

Title: Accounts Payable Clerk

Department: Accounting

Reports to: Controller

Type: Full-time, Non-exempt
Starting Wage Range: $16 – $20 hourly, Depending upon experience


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Principal Accountabilities:

  • Timely, accurate processing of accounts payable and other duties as assigned
  • Sort accounting mail and deliver to addressees
  • Match packing lists, invoices and purchase orders and enter invoice into system
  • Resolve any discrepancies between purchase orders, packing lists and invoices
  • Monitor materials returned to vendors for credit or replacement
  • Monitor AP aging to ensure payments are current
  • Set up and maintain vendor files
  • Respond to vendor inquiries
  • Balance “Received Not Invoiced” report to the general ledger and resolve any discrepancies
  • Provide copies of packing lists and C of C’s upon request
  • Review GL coding on invoices
  • Review sales tax assessments on invoices
  • Review and replenish petty cash
  • Prepare AP checks for signature weekly
  • Prepare GL account analysis on AP-related accounts
  • Filing
  • Assist with monthly reporting
  • Assist with tax and financial audits

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year accounts payable experience
  • Must be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AA Degree in Accounting
  • 3+ years accounts payable experience

Minimum Competencies:

  • Timely, accurate review and entry of accounts payable invoices
  • Accurate filing of accounts payable documents
  • Organizes work for efficiency
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexible and dependable
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to contribute to continuous process improvement
  • Capable, independent problem-solver

Silicon Forest Electronics also offers an exceptional benefit package including competitive wages, $1,500 tuition reimbursement annually, health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, sick pay, 401(k) retirement plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, life insurance, and holiday pay.


To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to hr@si-forest.com or complete an online application available here.


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