Robert Half International Accounts Payable Clerk in Seattle, Washington


Do you have experience in Accounts Payable? Accountemps is looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk for a company located in Seattle, WA. The Accounts Payable Clerk will be responsible for keeping accounts maintained and organized. They will be responsible for entering purchase orders, processing invoices for payment and data entry with additional light payroll duties. This opportunity will be for an industry-leading company and will operate on a temporary basis.

Key responsibilities of the Accounts Payable Clerk:

  • Verify, log, and mail checks, including expediting special handling.

  • Process and enter invoices into accounting database.

  • Assist with payroll as needed.

  • Manage department mail by opening, sorting, and distributing it on a daily basis.

  • Carry out additional tasks as assigned.

  • Provide customer service to internal business partners.

  • Ensure compliance with company policies while carrying out daily processes and controls accurately and on time.

  • Sort, log, scan, and file invoices, checks, and other documents.

  • Support the AP/Finance Department by completing administrative tasks.

  • Facilitate internal and external audits as needed.


Requirements of the Accounts Payable Clerk:

  • Attentive, ability to work independently and prioritize tasks

  • Solid understanding of accounts payable

  • Proficiency in construction project accounting

  • Expertise in data entry

  • Prior experience in an A/P role preferred

  • Strong communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills, especially with both technical and financial backgrounds

  • AA or BS/BA degree in Accounting, Business or similar preferred

  • Ability to work within spreadsheets and databases

If you want to apply to this Accounts Payable Clerk, please submit your resume as a word document to Ashley Brunson at

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Location: Seattle, WA

Date Posted: March 15, 2019

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 04413-9501835263

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting & Finance