Cajun Industries

Accounts Payable Clerk

Job ID
96 - Accounting
Physical Location
Baton Rouge, LA

More information about this job

Accounts Payable Clerk


Role Description:


We are looking for an Accounts Payable Clerk with sales and use tax experience in a fast paced, high volume environment. Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor and joining an existing team of four. The successful candidate will calculate, compile, process and maintain accounts payable accounts. To perform this job successfully, a candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.



Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and implement sales and use tax rules and regulations for multiple states
  • Calculate and verify sales and use tax owed on invoices
  • Able to process and validate 500-600 invoices per week into A/P programs
  • Verify approval on all invoices and check requests
  • Able to prepare and process checks for multiple companies
  • Manage purchase order system
  • Reconcile vendor statements and answer all vendor inquiries


Skills and Attributes:

  • Ability to prioritize and to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Superior oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Viewpoint and pVault experience highly preferred
  • Ability to be an effective team member and display initiative



  • Three to five years’ experience working in a busy accounts payable function
  • Experience working with tight deadlines
  • Be an excellent team player with superior communication skills


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, scanners and fax machines.


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