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Forest Home

Accounts Payable Clerk

Forest Home
Forest Falls, California, United States

Date Posted: 08/05/2008
Categories: Administrative
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
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Performs accounts payable accounting function including receiving and matching invoices, account coding, preparation of disbursements and accounts payable related record keeping.

Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college and a minimum of a year or more related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
Must have strong computer skills.
Must be a self-starter.
Must be able to handle confidential matters with excellence.
Must have excellent people service skills, with the ability to provide service and streamline processes without compromising the integrity of the department or Forest Home and its policies and procedures.
Must be able to accomplish assigned projects utilizing highly developed communication (written and verbal), project management, time management and collaboration skills.
Must demonstrate the ability to perform high quality, detailed work.
Must demonstrate regular and timely attendance.
Maintains a walk with God displayed by Christian character.
Maintains a Christ-like attitude of service with the intent of blessing others in the name of Christ.


Receives and processes vendor invoices and internal check requests. Verifies invoices for quantity, unit pricing, extensions and applicable discounts. Obtains approval from appropriate personnel for payment for miscellaneous invoices.
Codes invoices and determines dates for payment; inputs invoices into accounts payable system. Maintains file for unpaid invoices. Coordinates closing with Controller.
Reviews invoices scheduled for payment and special check requests with the Controller, prints approved checks and prepares and routes for signature according to check signing authority.
Attaches duplicate copy of checks to original invoices, and files in permanent records.
Prints, verifies and maintains accounts payable voucher reports, open/aging reports, disbursement reports, and journals.
Receives statements and answers phone calls from vendors or other departments in regard to payment status of invoices.
Maintains vendor files and reconciles monthly vendor statements.
Prepares and maintains monthly reports to various federal and state agencies as required.
Actively supports and participates in staff spiritual life activities, including Staff Devotions and Chapel.
Performs other duties as assigned.