Accounts Payable Clerk Salary | Robert Half

Accounts Payable Clerk

Accounts Payable Clerk Job Description

Candidates for this position should have excellent attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills. They should also have the experience to work independently and prioritize tasks. Employers look for individuals with the communication skills to work well with other members of the accounting team and to communicate effectively with customers and vendors. Top candidates have an understanding of accounting principles and experience in using financial software. A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

Typical accounts payable clerk duties include:

Verifying invoices for accuracy and completeness Processing payments to vendors Reconciling accounts payable statements Researching and resolving invoice discrepancies and issues Generating periodic reports related to accounts payable Responding to inquiries from vendors and internal staff

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Microsoft Excel
Accounting Software Systems
Accounts Payable (AP)
Payment Processing
Check Processing
Salary for Accounts Payable Clerk
40250 - 50250
25th percentile
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
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