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Accounts Payable Clerk

Are you skilled in accounts payable and ready to join a high energy, collaborative team? If so, we have a great opportunity for you! The Almond Board of California is seeking an experienced accounts payable clerk to join our Finance and Administration department, based in Modesto, CA. This position is responsible for performing a range of accounting and clerical tasks related to the accounts payable function. If you are ready to join an amazing organization in a growing industry, apply today!

What you’ll be doing:

  • Accurately review, code, and process vendor invoices.
  • Review and reconcile invoice discrepancies.
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances. 
  • Ensure credit is received for outstanding memos.
  • Assemble invoices and checks for signature and payment.
  • Maintain copies of invoices or correspondence necessary for files. 
  • Request stop-payments or void checks.
  • Coordinate and ensure adherence to Internal Control Policy Manual with regards to backup documentation, check signatures and disbursement of funds.
  • Answer accounts payable phone calls and follow up on inquiries.
  • Process new vendor requests.
  • Prepare annual Form 1099 information and returns.
  • Maintain vendor files and ensure all vendor files have an up-to-date W-9, and a current contract.
  • Assist in all audits (internal, external, compliance, etc.).
  • Review all vendor contracts and confirm vendors have a current contract on file.

Our ideal candidate requirements:

  • An AA/AS degree in accounting or business administration, or 5-7 years of related experience.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft software including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Accurate record maintenance with strong organizational skills and analytical ability.
  • Detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking.
  • Maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.