• Accounts Payable Clerk 1 (Temporary Full-Time)

    Job Locations US-MO-Columbia
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/5/2018 4:19 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    MFA Oil Company is a growing, farmer-owned energy supply cooperative with a long record of success. Founded in 1929, we have grown to become one of the country’s leading propane, refined fuel and lubricant suppliers and we are looking for people with the right blend of experience and knowledge to join our team.


    Under the general direction of the Accounts Payable Manager, control expenses by receiving, processing, verifying, and reconciling invoices.

    We offer competitive compensation plans, profit sharing and affordable benefit options to our full time employees. If you want to work for a company that invests in employee development and offers opportunities for advancement, join the MFA Oil team today!

    MFA Oil Company is an Equal Opportunity/Drug-Free Employer.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Reconcile and process work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances.
    • Charge expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording entries.
    • Pay vendors and monitoring discount opportunities.
    • Watch for and verify federal id numbers for vendors.
    • Help resolve purchase order, contract, invoice, or payment discrepancies.
    • Maintain historical records by insuring proper documentation is obtained and filed.
    • Insure credit is received for outstanding memos.
    • Request the issuing of stop-payments on checks when necessary.
    • Pay employees by receiving and verifying expense reports and requests for advances.
    • Maintain accounting ledgers by verifying and posting account transactions.
    • Verify vendor accounts by reconciling monthly statements and related transactions.
    • Process petty cash transactions for disbursement by recording entries and verifying documentation.
    • Process and accrue proper sales tax by calculating requirements on paid invoices.
    • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential.
    • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities when available.
    • Provide support to the team by assisting others as required meeting team deadlines.
    • Maintain good working relationship with all employees.
    • Maintain a clean and organized work area.
    • Know and adhere to company policies and procedures.
    • Follow posted work schedule, and adhere to proper clocking procedures to accurately reflect hours worked.
    • Maintain timely and professional communication with management, employees, vendors and customers.
    • Keep supervisor informed of any problems and/or any issues that need attention.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Job Requirements


    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • At least two years working with automated accounting systems (JDE EnterpriseOne a plus) preferred.
    • Must have computer knowledge and familiar with Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of JD Edwards’s programs preferred.
    • Knowledge of basic accounting principles.
    • Knowledge of good workflow principles.
    • Excellent problem solving skills.
    • Ability to speak, read, write, and understand the English language to communicate with customers, coworkers, and supervisors.

    Preferred Skills

    Preferred Skills:

    • Ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of time management skills
    • Able to perform detail work with accuracy
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential
    • Ability to work at a fast pace.
    • Ability to set priorities and goals and develop plans for achieving them.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Enthusiastic Personality


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