Accounts Payable Clerk

Location: Brea, CA

Department: Corporate Office

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

At Griffith Company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. We nurture that resource by fostering a work environment that encourages communication, respect and recognition. In this environment, Griffith Company employees flourish, taking their careers to new levels. In addition to offering a 110+ year history of quality, safety and excellence, Griffith Company has a dynamic, exciting and supportive culture where opportunity for growth abounds.

We are looking for an experienced Accounts Payable Clerk for our Corporate Office in Brea. The Accounts Payable Clerk position is responsible for the daily processing of invoices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Check all invoices (from division offices) for accuracy and process for payment, including obtaining approvals and coding to the appropriate cost center and general ledger account.

Prepare and code invoices.

Enter invoices into the accounting system.

Prepare and enter expense report and petty cash reimbursements.

Cut checks.

Conduct necessary research to obtain invoice, receiver or other documentation in order to process payments in a timely manner.

Maintain the invoice “Holds” file and clear discrepancies in order to make payment.

Reconcile vendor statements, researching and rectifying discrepancies.

Prepare invoice deduction notices as necessary.

Verify and apply, if necessary, sales/use tax.

Answer/address vendor and branch location inquiries.

Generate accounts payable reports and maintain spreadsheets relating to coding, pricing and accruals.

Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum one year of high volume accounts payable experience required (1000 - 1500 invoices/month).

Proficient with Microsoft Suite (Basic Excel and Word); experience with Viewpoint or SAP and/or similar ERP systems is a plus.

Ability to perform analysis of spreadsheets relating to accounts payable entry and general accounting, calculate figures and amounts including unit of measure issues, discounts and tax.

Must have ability to communicate effectively with external suppliers, internal branch personnel and all levels of management. Maintain politeness and professionalism with company associates and outside vendors.

Ability to perform a variety of tasks, work independently and meet deadlines.

Ability to read and interpret operating instructions and procedure manuals, as well as the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and juggle between processing, research, projects and other duties as assigned.

Familiarity with construction, manufacturing or distribution business is a plus.


Only local candidates will be considered. No relocation assistance will be provided.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and employee-owned company.

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