Accounts Payable Clerk


Neel-Schaffer, an ENR Top 250 Engineering Consulting and Design firm, is seeking qualified, experienced candidates to fill the role of Accounts Payable Clerk, a full-time position based in our Jackson, MS, office. This position plays an integral role in supporting the 500-person company by providing a variety of accounting clerical tasks related to the maintenance and processing of payable account records and invoices for the company’s various vendors and clients.

Qualified candidates will have excellent communication skills, a strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, and be organized and detail-oriented.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices
  • Enforce current accounting policies on submitted invoices
  • Establish new vendors in accounting system
  • Generate and record weekly checks using computerized software programs
  • Ensure all vendors are paid timely
  • Process employee expense reports and advance requests
  • Serve as point of contact with banking institutions to ensure processing of all electronically submitted payments
  • Collaborate with multiple satellite offices’ managers and administrative personnel as needed

Education and/or experience:

  • 3-5 years’ accounts payable experience
  • High School degree or equivalent
  • Possess a general understanding of accounting principles and practices
  • Possess excellent math skills and good interpersonal skills
  • Experience with Deltek Vision is a plus
  • Strong in Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills and sense of urgency in meeting deadlines
  • Ability to learn quickly, take initiative, and problem solve
  • Ability to work independently

(EOE) Job Type: Full-time

January 2020