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Accounts Payable Clerk

Location: Greensboro, GA

Accounts Payable Clerk

Location: Greensboro, GA (Lake Oconee area)

Reports to: Corporate Controller

Salary:  ~$40,000

About Meridian Waste:

Headquartered in Greensboro, Ga., Meridian Waste is a company defined by its commitment to servicing its customers, caring for and engaging its employees, and generating financial value for its shareholders while delivering a clean and healthy community. The company’s core waste business is centered on residential, commercial and industrial non-hazardous waste collection and disposal. Currently, the company operates in St. Louis, Mo., Richmond, Va., Blacksburg, Va., Augusta, Ga., Macon, Ga., Northeast Florida and Knoxville, Tenn., servicing over 143,000 residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers. In addition to a fleet of commercial, residential and roll-off trucks, the company operates one transfer station, three recycling facilities, three municipal solid waste landfills and two C&D landfills in which 955,800 tons of waste are safely disposed of annually. For more information, visit MeridianWaste.com.

Job Description:

The Company is seeking a skilled accounts payable clerk to be responsible for processing all invoices received for payment and for undertaking the payment of all creditors in an accurate, efficient and timely manner.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Match purchase orders to invoices and enter invoices into computer
  • Reconcile processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports and recording entries
  • Pay vendors by monitoring discount opportunities, verifying federal id numbers, scheduling and preparing checks, resolving purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies and documentation; insuring credit is received for outstanding memos, issuing stop-payments or purchase order amendments
  • Pay employees by receiving and verifying expense reports for advances; preparing checks
  • Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions
  • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements; Enter new or update vendor names and data
  • Report sales taxes by calculating requirements on paid invoices
  • Provide accurate and effective document preparation and records management relative to the AP function in accordance with records retention policies and procedures
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities

Qualification requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED; Associates Degree or equivalent from a two year college or technical school preferred
  • 1-3 years accounts payables experience
  • Knowledge of general accounting principles, regulatory standards and compliance requirements
  • General math skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member

Physical demands and abilities:

  • Regularly spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers
  • Regularly move from sitting to standing positions effortlessly
  • Regularly spend long hours in intense concentration reviewing and entering financial information into a computer
  • Regularly use hands and fingers to handle, control or feel objects
  • Regularly see details of objects that are less than a few feet away
  • Regularly speak clearly so listeners can understand
  • Regularly understand the speech of another person
  • Frequently work in on projects that require deadlines
  • Frequently bend to file and maintain files
  • Occasionally lift 5-10 pounds

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