Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Location US-MI-Novi
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/9/2018 2:15 PM)



Jervis B. Webb Company is a subsidiary of Daifuku North America Holding Company (daifuku.com/us/), a group company of Daifuku in Japan - the largest material handling company in the world. Our advanced systems move everything from car bodies at auto plants to luggage at airports to packaged goods at warehouses. We are known as experts in engineering, manufacturing and servicing innovative automated materials handling systems including conveyors, automatic guided vehicles, automated storage & retrieval systems, and integrated controls.


The company is currently seeking an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk.


Position Summary/Primary Purpose

Provide general support of an accounts payable nature. 


Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Pay invoices by verifying transaction information; scheduling and preparing disbursements; obtaining authorization for payment
  • Maintain account ledgers by posting account transactions
  • Verify accounts by reconciling statements and transactions
  • Resolve account discrepancies by investigating documentation; issuing stop payments, payments, or adjustments.
  • Complete daily filing
  • Provide general clerical support
  • Prepare and complete month-end closing and reconciliation
  • Maintain confidential information
  • Develop and maintain positive vendor relationships


Basic Broad Knowledge

  • Accounting — Knowledge of accounting principles and practices and the analysis and reporting of financial data.
  • Computer Programs— Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • English Language - Knowledge of structure and content of English language including meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. 


Basic Skills & Abilities

  • Strong analytical and quantitative competencies
  • Ability to multi-task and solve problems
  • Possess intellectual agility; readily accepts challenges of unfamiliar task.
  • Speaks and writes clearly and effectively even when relating complex information. Expresses ideas in a concise and organized manner.
  • Strong organizational, planning and documentation skills.
  • Dependable and trustworthy


Education & Experience

  • Associates degree is preferred
  • 3+ years Accounts Payable experience.  Accounts Receivable experience is a plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Office)
  • Knowledge/Experience with AP Software, preferred
  • SAP knowledge and experience preferred.


Demonstrated Physical Abilities

Remain stationary for 50% of the time; move/traverse throughout the office to access file cabinets and office equipment; operate a computer and other productivity machinery; inspect documents; communicate with others through talking/hearing; read/identify/assess forms and correspondence.


Jervis B. Webb Company is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and federal sub/contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, gender, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or medical condition.


Jervis B. Webb offers an excellent compensation package including great benefits such as excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance, paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays, 401K, Flexible Spending Programs, and more


At this time our company only receives applications online. If you need assistance applying online to this position, please call 248-553-1233 and leave a message and your call will be returned.


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