Accounts Payable Assistant

Centrum Valley Farms - Clarion, IA (30+ days ago)2.5

Job Summary: Compiles and maintains accounts payable records.

Essential Job Functions

  • Matches up all invoices with the purchase order and ensures receipt of product for applicable invoices.
  • Reviews all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Properly codes all invoices to appropriate department, site and account.
  • Enters invoices into the Great Plains accounting system for payment.
  • Prints and obtains signatures on all accounts payable checks.
  • Distributes signed checks as required.
  • Answers all vendor inquiries.
  • Maintains all accounts payable reports, spreadsheets, and account payable files.
  • Prepares cleared checks for storage.
  • Assists in monthly closings, as needed.
  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as needed.
  • Performs filing and copying.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Customer service—the individual manages difficult client/customer situations, responds promptly to customer needs, solicits customer feedback to improve service, responds to requests for service and assistance and meets commitments.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently.
  • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality and applies feedback to improve performance.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing
  • demands and is able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Team Building – the individual is able to work with people in such a manner as to build high
  • morale and group commitments to goals and objectives.


EDUCATION High School or GED

EXPERIENCE None required

REQUIRED SKILLS Speak English or Bilingual

  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Safety and security—the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.


Job Type: Full-time


  • Accounts Payable: 1 year


  • High school

Required work authorization:

  • United States