Grinnell Chamber

Seasonal Accounts Payable Specialist

Posted: 04/28/2021
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources


The purpose of the position is to process accurate and timely payments for all invoices to ensure funds are disbursed and recorded in accordance with Company policy.

This position is a seasonal role expected to last 4-6 months depending on business needs.


Main Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Sorts incoming AP/AR Mail
  • Helps stuff and mail out checks and any outgoing documentation
  • Reviews Statements and calls/emails to collect any missing invoices
  • Calls and emails to verify any banking changes for payment
  • Scans Invoices through Knowledge Lake
  • Reviews all invoice for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Reviews and verifies invoices vendor number, vendor name, invoice date, due date, and amount
  • Processes standard net 30 or net 10 payments
  • Processes AP in a timely manner
  • Research and respond to vendor inquires
  • Always demonstrates good teamwork and communication skills
  • Provides support in other areas as needed



Education and Experience

  • One plus years of relevant/office experience or equivalent education (AA or BA/BS degree preferred)
  • AA or BA/BS degree preferred, but not required
  • Experience with computer-based accounting systems preferred

Knowledge & Skills

  • Organization
  • Verbal Communication
  • Listening
  • Written Communication

Leadership Competencies

  • Customer Focus (L1)
  • Creativity and Innovation (L1)
  • Teamwork and Collaboration (L1)
  • Communication and Interpersonal Effectiveness (L1)
  • Drive for Results (L2)
  • Organizational Finance Policies Compliance and Maintenance (L2)

Physical Demands

Sedentary work. Sedentary work involves lifting no more than 10 pounds at a time and occasionally lifting or carrying articles like docket files, ledgers, and small tools. Although a sedentary job is defined as one which involves sitting, a certain amount of walking and standing is often necessary in carrying out job duties. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required occasionally and other sedentary criteria are met.

Physical Hazards – Health and Safety Concerns

  • General office environments
  • Ergonomics

Where You’ll Be Located

Grinnell, Iowa

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