Accounting Clerk



Advert ID



St. Paul

Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD18.00 per year

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Minneapolis, MN - Metro - (USA) 222 S 9th St Suite 290 MN Minneapolis , MN 55402



Job Description

This is a temporary role for 6 months with a possible extension.

The Accounting Clerk at the St. Paul Mill is a highly visible role within the Mill Finance team for two distinct and different mill operations. Responsibilities include month end closing accruals and journal entry, managing the purchase to payment process for the St. Paul Mill operations. Purchase to payment role will include researching and solving all aspects of the invoice payment process, including working with the Jacksonville team, interacting with St. Paul Mill Engineering, Purchasing, Operations, and General Manager, and contact with mill suppliers. You will also have an opportunity to establish a process of managing open purchase orders and receipts, affect change and drive continuous improvement.

How you will impact the company

* Highly visible role providing various Accounting functions for the St. Paul Mill team. Providing timely month end closing tasks, budgeting and forecasting, and managing the mill vendor invoice payment process.

* You will work closely with St. Paul Management, Jacksonville invoice processing team, and mill suppliers.

* Examples of month end closing duties:

o Develop and manage the month-end accounts payable accrual.

* Examples of purchase-to-payment duties:

o Monitoring, and keeping current, receipts not yet vouchered.

o Researching invoice errors and keeping the error queue current. Working with Jacksonville, St. Paul staff, and mill vendors to solve outstanding issues.

o Establish and maintain a process to manage open purchase orders.

o Investigate a process to improve vendor receipts through scanning into vendor payment system.

What you need to succeed:

* 1-3 years of related experience required.

* Associates degree in Business Administration/Accounting minimum.

* Strong problem-solving skills with a passion for attention to detail.

* Independent thinker, strong communications personal relationship skills.

* Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Word. Knowledgeable in Accounting practices, such as general ledger, journal entry, accounts payable, inventory, etc. Knowledge of JD Edwards helpful.

* Working knowledge of purchase to payment required, including purchase orders, receipts, 3-way invoice match process.