Accounts Payable Clerk

Crain Communications Detroit , MI 48222

Posted 3 weeks ago

Crain Communications is currently seeking a Accounts Payable Clerk to assist in the Finance Department. This position will report to the Accounts Payable Manager and will be located in our downtown Detroit location. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and must be a team player.


  • Respond to all vendor and internal inquiries via phone, email and fax

  • Perform revenue validation for invoicing activities (may include 75 - 100 invoices daily)

  • Resolve coding, invoice and payment discrepancies to accurately balance at the close of each business day

  • Audit purchase order numbers and coding to ensure they are present and correct for processing

  • Process electronic images of invoices from assigned vendors on a daily basis

  • Verification of invoice image names to ensure the the image is saved using the appropriate naming convention

  • Facilitate weekly check run from start to finish including:

  • Running reports, balancing and logging totals to be sent for approval

  • Transmitting ACH and POS pay files to banking institutions

  • Processing wire transfers in banking system

  • Contacting vendors or paying online via credit card when applicable

  • Approve expense reports in Concur

  • Build positive rapport with Crain employees and outside vendors

  • Support Accounts Payable Manager with ad-hoc projects/assignments

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Two (2) years or more of accounts payable experience

  • Experience using Peoplesoft or a comparable software

  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite (primarily Excel, Word and Outlook)

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize assignments

  • Keen attention to details

  • Ability to work well within a team dynamic


  • Associates Degree in Finance or a related field

  • Experience with Concur is a plus

  • Previous experience using Adobe

Company Overview

Crain Communications has been at the forefront of the publishing industry for more than a century. Combining information with innovation, Crain delivers the story you can't get anywhere else. As a privately held company, we maintain a personal responsibility for elevating our work to be the best it can be. Every editor, reporter and correspondent at Crain shares the responsibility of ensuring the editorial independence and importance of our work. With an Audience First focus and uncompromising integrity, we strive to make a real impact for the individuals and industries we serve. While other media companies report the news, Crain gives it meaning. We add context to content, infuse information with insights, and initiate connections as well as conversations.

Crain Communications offers a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, profit sharing, and a friendly work environment. This is a great time to join our organization -- a profitable, well established publishing leader.

Click HERE to visit us in our Detroit office.





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