Accounts Payable Clerk – Part-Time

$26 ‒ $31 Hourly
Who We Are:

FoodCorps partners with schools and communities to nourish kids’ health, education, and sense of belonging so that every child, in every school, experiences the joy and power of food. Our AmeriCorps members serve alongside educators and school nutrition leaders to provide kids with nourishing meals, food education, and culturally affirming experiences with food that celebrate and nurture the whole child. Building on this direct service, FoodCorps advocates for policy change, grows networks, and develops leaders in service of every kid’s health and wellbeing. Our goal is that by 2030, every child will have access to food education and nourishing food in school!

What We’re Looking For:

We are seeking a highly experienced and detail-oriented Accounts Payable Clerk to join our finance team. The ideal candidate will play a critical role in ensuring accurate and timely processing and reconciliation of vendor invoices, payments, and expense reports. If you have a strong background in accounts payable and are passionate about contributing to a well-organized finance department, we encourage you to apply.

Primary Responsibilities:

Data entry: Accurately and completely enter invoice and payment information into FC ledger system while ensuring proper approvals and coding in accordance with FC budgeting and chart of accounts
Invoice processing: Receive, review, and verify vendor invoices for accuracy, compliance with FC policies, sufficient supporting documentation
Expense Report Processing: Receive, review, and verify FC staff and Service Member expense reports for sufficient documentation and compliance with FC reimbursement policies
Vendor Communication: Maintain effective communication with vendors regarding invoice discrepancies, payment status, and inquiries.
Payment Processing: Prepare and process bi-weekly payment batches, including checks, wire transfers, in accordance with payment terms and company guidelines.
Vendor Set Up: Establish vendors accounts in FC financial ledger system which includes W9 collection and verification of FEINs
Reconciliation: Perform regular reconciliations of accounts payable records to ensure accuracy and resolve any discrepancies.
Month-end Close: Assist in month-end close activities, including accruals, journal entries, and reporting.
Administrative Oversight: Process credit memos and stop payments advices, identify discount opportunities, and etc.

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field is preferred.
Proven experience as an Accounts Payable Clerk, or similar role.
Strong knowledge of accounts payable principles and practices.
Proficiency in SAP Concur, Sage Intacct and Microsoft Excel, preferred.
Excellent attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Knowledge of relevant accounting regulations and compliance standards.
Measures of Success:
By the end of the fiscal year, the AP Clerk will have:

Maintained and fostered positive relationships with staff and stakeholders.
Gained a strong understanding of the coding for invoices and expense reports to ensure accuracy and provide support to staff with coding inquiries.
Exhibited timely and accurate processing of invoices and expense reports that contribute to finance team efficiency.
Thriving at FoodCorps:
Time Away:

Social justice work is both vital and demanding. FoodCorps recognizes this and provides accrual based time to step away and recharge.

Ongoing Support and Professional Development:

At FoodCorps, we want our people to work in the way that works best for them. We provide:

$425 annual home office funds
Internet bill reimbursement.
Partial cell phone reimbursement
How to Apply:

Applications will be accepted until a match is made. To be considered, submit your résumé and cover letter through our hiring site at Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.

This position is a coordinator level role with an hourly pay range of $26.00 – $31.00/hr. For a 30 hour work week. Note: A cost of living adjustment may be made for candidates living in our designated high cost of living areas. Adjustment would be made after hire and is not reflected in the listed salary range.

People of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and LGBTQ candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. FoodCorps is committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities. FoodCorps is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions. FoodCorps provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees as required by law.

Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation at any point in the employment process.

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