Accounts Payable Clerk

    • Tampa, FL

Kforce is assisting a client in the Tampa, FL area who is seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Compile and sort invoices and checks, substantiating business transactions
  • Verify and post details of business transactions and totals accounts to ledgers or computer spreadsheets and databases
  • Reconcile bank statements and reports discrepancy problems
  • Accurately prepares vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports and other records for review
  • Code data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures
  • Process credit memos to customers and processes weekly check run
  • Respond to inquiries from customers and vendors, and researches/resolves outstanding credit issues
  • Work with Dispatchers, Drivers, and Operations Personnel to handle customer orders/complaints
  • Maintain credit invoice and supporting documentation files on all invoices, credit memos, and other related documents
  • Monitor credit holds
  • Analyze vendor accounts and may negotiate extended terms with minor vendors at General Managers' requests or discretion
  • Print all accounts payable reports and maintain all accounts payable files
  • Assist in monthly closing
  • Distribute all invoices for payment authorization
  • Prepare, review and set up all requests for new vendors
  • Oversee and control distribution of monthly data processing reports to plant managers and other individuals
  • Complete credit applications and sales tax exemption certificates as required by vendors
  • Retrieve accounting entries and documents as required by Accounting Manager for account analysis
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college; or equivalent in years of related experience or training
  • Proficient in MS Office applications, especially Excel
  • Skilled and accurate in data entry and data research with 10-key operation experience
  • Ability to negotiate for positive results
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
  • Previous accounting experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic accounting and math
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Knowledge required on construction products, computers, inventory, and telephones
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as new vendor forms, purchase orders, receiving documents, vendor statements and invoices, credit applications, and SOX documents
  • Strong ability and skill to follow-up, attention to detail and organization
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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