A/P Accounting Clerk I

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Job Code: PD23-40
Posted On: Monday, 22nd May 2023
Department: Finance
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Job Type:
Full Time
Pay Rate: Grade 14; Salary Range: $44,244 - $57,176

Job Description:

Salary Commensurate with Experience

This position is responsible for monitoring assigned accounts including HOA’s to assure timeliness and accuracy of payments. Obtain appropriate approval of invoices. Review invoice for accuracy of information. Maintain complex invoice and HOA spreadsheets or database of account histories. Research problems concerning invoices and HOA statements. Enter invoices into computer. Produce batch listing and verify accuracy of all data entry. When checks are produced, compare them to invoices. If accurate, prepare documents for mailing. Compare vendor statements to invoices paid. If there are outstanding invoices, determine cause and pay immediately if appropriate. Assure that W9s are sent to and received from all new vendors.

Preferred Skills:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Requires a high school diploma/equivalent.
  • Minimum of two years accounting or bookkeeping experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures appropriate to assigned position. 
  • Knowledge of and work experience in computerized accounting procedures and
    applicable software packages.
  • Ability to perform data entry rapidly and accurately.
  • Ability to use calculator rapidly and accurately.
  • Ability to create and maintain a spreadsheet or database.
  • Maintain accurate filing system for assigned vendors.
  • Good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Must be organized, dependable and detail oriented.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Low income residents in Montgomery County with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.