US Foods Accounts Payable Clerk - Int in Plymouth, Minnesota

Job Description:

Basic Purpose-

Responsible for backup of A/P input payment of stock, ship direct and miscellane¬ous approved payables. All essential responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Practices (GAAP).


US Foods Culinary Equipment & Supplies, a Specialty Operations division of US Foods currently seeking an Accounts Payable Clerk in Plymouth, Minnesota.

  1. Back up to A/P stock purchase associate and A/P S/D pur­chase clerk.

  2. Pursue problem vendor invoices by using mail, fax and telephone contact and check payments thru computer or other records analysis.

  3. Respond promptly to all correspondence whether internal or external. Maintain orderly, up‑to‑date records and files.

  4. Perform data input for stock and miscellaneous payables; also includes processing weekly check cash disbursements.

  5. Prepare and deliver brief, oral and writ­ten reports concerning vendor invoice processing problems.

  6. Observe all company and departmental policies and procedures; maintain and project a professional approach and attitude.

  7. Maintain the confidentiality of all payable information.

  8. Calculate discount, terms and amount of all stock payables.

  9. Provide verification of general ledger coding for all invoices.

  10. Interface with corporate purchasing/inventory control. Includes fol­low‑up on invoice/purchase order variances, sales tax and freight prob­lems.

  11. Communicate with data processing as necessary to resolve accounts payable issues.

  12. Participate in and satisfactorily complete all required training and development programs for the assigned position.

  13. Perform a variety of miscellaneous tasks within the scope of essential duties and responsibilities as requested by management representatives from time to time.

EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status


Education/Training : High school diploma or GED equivalent is required.

Related Experience : The position requires two years of accounts payable experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities : Good CRT/data input, good verbal/phone skills ‑ a sound understanding and appreciation of basic business communications (able to project a knowl­edgeable, professional image over the phone), or­ganization skills, detail-minded and self-assured. The position also requires the ability to effectively use Microsoft Office software applications to include Word Excel, Mail, Outlook and the ability to use Internet/Intranet applications.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individual will need to speak, hear, see, sit, or stand as needed. The incumbent will be required to perform computer keyboarding activities. The position will require walking primarily on a level surface for periodic periods throughout the day. The position will also require reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist, or lifting items as required for products, filing documents or storing materials throughout the work day. The position requirements may also include lifting items that weigh up to 50 pounds for products, files and computer printouts on occasion.

Primary Location: Plymouth-MN

Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Job

Job Function: Accounting

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No