Accounts Payable Job Description Sample Template

This free accounts payable job description sample template can help you attract an innovative and experienced accounts payable employee to your company. We make the hiring process one step easier by giving you a template to simply post to our site. Make sure to add requirements, benefits, and perks specific to the role and your company.

Accounts Payable Job Summary

We are seeking a skilled, experienced accounts payable (AP) clerk to join our growing organization. In this position, you will play a critical role in managing and recording the money owed to our company. You will process accounts and incoming payments, coordinating as needed with the accounts receivable team.

Accounts Payable Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain and update account database
  • Prepare bills, invoices, and bank deposits
  • Manage electronic ledger; ensure payments are posted
  • Identify discrepancies and resolve billing issues
  • Send bill reminders; contacting clients when necessary
  • Produce financial statements and reports as needed

Accounts Payable Requirements and Qualifications

  • BS degree in Finance, Accounting, or Business Administration
  • Experience as accounts payable clerk (or accounts receivable clerk)
  • Experience with MS Office and accounting software
  • Able to calculate and manage accounting records
  • Knowledge of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable principles

Similar Job Titles

  • Accounts Paid

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