International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers

International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers

Accounts Payable Clerk

Based in Washington, DC


Level: One
Department: Accounting
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Reports to:  Controller/Asst Controller
Supervises:  None

SMART is searching for an Accounts Payable Clerk, who will be responsible for day-to-day bookkeeping, including timely processing of accounts payable vouchers on a daily basis and disbursements on a weekly basis. Also, processing of employee expense reimbursements and maintenance of supporting schedules. Provides administrative support to the Accounting Department.

Job Skill Requirements:

  • Proficiency of essential bookkeeping and accounting duties including experience with accounts payable, payroll processes, and employee expense reimbursements. Attention to detail, general math skills, and strong communication. Must demonstrate understanding of double-entry bookkeeping concept.
  • Three to five years’ experience in accounts payable processing is required.
  • Experience with Excel and Word is required. Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP highly preferred.
  • Ability to analyze data and provide summarized results/findings.

Ability Requirements:

  • Good analytical, mathematical, and communication skills.
  • Computer skills including MS software applications, i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of standard office practices, procedures, and equipment.
  • Recordkeeping techniques, operations, procedures, specific rules and precedents of the office. This function requires knowledge and independent judgment.
  • Ability to communicate professionally with all employees, customers, and vendors.
  • Ability to respond courteously and professionally to phone calls and electronic inquiries and assess urgency.
  • Effectively handle multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Well organized and accurate.
  • Good and punctual attendance.

Job Duties:

  1. Provides accounts payable functions on a daily/weekly basis, including processing invoices, disbursing funds, printing and mailing checks, filing, and recordkeeping.
  2. Keeps accurate financial records for the organization.
  3. Assists with data collection for the preparation of the annual filing of the Department of Labor Form LM-2.
  4. Reviews employee expense reimbursements for adherence to organization policy and processes for payment.
  5. Maintains supporting audit schedules for assigned balance sheet and income/expense accounts.
  6. Prepares miscellaneous data reports, schedules, and analysis upon request.
  7. Provides direct administrative assistance to the Accounting Dept.
  8. Able to react to change productively and to perform other essential duties.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager.

Working Conditions:

Environment – Office environment; constant interruptions.

Physical Abilities – Keyboarding to enter data into a computer terminal for extended periods of time; Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard; Kneeling or crouching, reaching overhead, above shoulders and horizontally and bending at the waist to store and retrieve files; Lifting light objects.

How to Apply:
Please email a résumé to apply@smart-union.org with “Accounts Payable Clerk” in the subject line. A cover letter is optional. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

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