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Planet Group about 1 year ago
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Accounts Payable Clerk

Wellesley, MA 02481

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Accounting & Finance Job Number: 549092 Country: United States Is job remote?: Yes

Job Description

Accounts Payable Clerk

3-month contract, extension likely
Location: Remote

Pay Range: $18-20/hr

Benefits: medical, dental, vision, 401k

Must Haves:

  • AP experience
  • Microsoft Office (proficient)


  • Understanding of Oracle Accounts Payable and Purchasing modules preferred.

Job Description:


  • Assist with process transition into the Accounts Payable and Fixed Assets team – helping to ensure the process is followed monthly according to agreed schedule- ensuring that strong working relationship is built with the client business unit contacts in order to ensure minimal issues arise-
  • Ensure that urgent items identified are expedited and followed through the process to ensure successful resolution.
  • Assist with processing vouchers for payment, ensuring that all documentation is original, vouchers are appropriately approved, taxes are applied correctly and that vouchers are released for payment on a timely basis.
  • Process purchase order related invoices that are received, match them against completed purchase orders for quantity and cost, freight, and all available discounts.
  • Assist with audit work of supporting documentation for electronic invoice processes
  • Maintain email inbox where invoices are received.
  • Forward invoices to accounting payables software, code and forward for approval.
  • Respond to vendors regarding payments requests.
  • Reconcile vendor accounts/statements as necessary.
  • Additional tasks as time allows.


  • Accounts Payable knowledge, including solid working knowledge of tax treatments, including withholding taxes and self-assessed taxes
  • Solid Accounting understanding
  • Understanding of Oracle Accounts Payable and Purchasing modules preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong customer service orientation, positive attitude, team player
  • Ability to interact diplomatically with people at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to assess priorities and take action accordingly and balance competing priorities
  • Excellent PC skills (Windows, Excel, Word and Lotus Notes) and the ability to learn new PC skills quickly

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