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Clerk II - Accounts Payable - 2058 in Houston, TX at Westlake Chemical

Date Posted: 8/27/2017

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Job Description


This position is responsible for compiling and maintaining accounts payable records by performing a variety of responsibilities as listed below. 


  • Key A/P invoices into SAP.
  • Responsible for requesting master vendor setup/changes and providing appropriate supporting documentation.
  • Prepare and process accounts payable checks and wire transfers.
  • Be able to research AP system inquiries from plant locations and outside vendors.
  • Process voided checks in SAP.
  • Print, file and maintain all accounts payable documents and reports.
  • Assist in monthly closings as needed.
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with AP policies and procedures and adhering to company DOA (delegation of authority).
  • Perform the primary thinking encompassed by this job description, and any other job responsibilities or tasks as assigned.
  • Perform other special accounting project assignments.
  • Comply with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Fully supports Company goals of continuous improvement and operational excellence at strategic and tactical levels including reviewing area of responsibility for improvement opportunities to initiate projects or communicate ideas to management as well as active participation on project teams.
  • Any additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


High school diploma or equivalent required.  Associate's degree (A.A.) preferred plus minimum four years related experience required.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office.  Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc.  May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators. 


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