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Accounts Payable Clerk - listed October 30, 2017


Alaska Garden & Pet Supply, Inc.


LeeLani French

Job Description

Our employee-owned company is seeking a reliable, motivated person to join our accounting team.

Job purpose

The primary responsibilities of the Accounts Payable include but are not limited to, performing accounting & clerical tasks related to the maintenance and processing of accounts payable for a company with a high volume of transactions.

Duties and responsibilities

• Maintains vendor accounts and files, identifying, researching and correcting problems with vendors and buyers.
• Organizes and maintains incoming purchases orders, accounts payable invoicing and payment processing system
• Tracks incoming freight and processes freight billings
• Verifies receiving reports and inventory matching with purchase orders
• Reconciling monthly payables ledgers with vendor statements
• Processing vendor invoices for payment
• Performs check runs
• Monitor and organize the email for Accounts Payable
• Resolves inventory and accounts payable issues
• Retains a system of filing and record keeping for purchase orders, bills, and vendors including updating and archiving records
• Cross train and provide cross training to cover other accounting department positions
• Backup for staff members including answering multi-line telephone system


• Education – 2 Year College Degree or accounting certificate program required and/or equivalent work experience
• Three years plus of related work in accounting
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with other
• Knowledge of accounting policies and procedures
• Ability to work independently
• Computer proficiency – Microsoft office required
• Organizational skills including prioritizing and meeting deadlines
• Knowledge of business functions
• Must be able to multi-task with many distractions

Working Relationship

You must be able to work closely with the administration, purchasing team and receiving personnel. Teamwork is a definite must.

Physical Requirements

• Must be able to climb stairs as needed throughout the day.
• Must be able to sit for extended periods of time while performing various computer tasks.
• Remain in stationery position for long periods of time.
• Requires ability to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch.
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
• Must be able to frequently lift and move objects up to 35 pounds.
• Must be able to use shoulders, arms, hands to reach forward, overhead, downward and to the side.

Position type / Work Hours

• Full-time position.
• Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Hours are not flexible)

Wage / Benefits

• Wage DOE
• AGPSI is an Employee owned company which offers a generous benefits package to full time employees including: 401-K, medical/dental, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation & sick leave

Directly reports to: Controller, Vice President, President

Application Instructions:

Submit a resume and cover letter for consideration. A job application can be obtained by calling Human Resources as 907-279-4519 or emailing A complete job application will be required for final consideration for this position.

Alaska Garden & Pet Supply, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Alaska Garden & Pet Supply, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection process, equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals, regardless of race, color, sex, age, creed, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran’s status.

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